Junior Amavubi team off to Eritrea for Cecafa Challenge Cup

Rwanda U-15 National Team head coach Yves Rwasamanzi has named a final 20-youth squad which will represent the country at the CECAFA U-15 Tournament. Courtesy.

August 16
Eritrea    Vs    Burundi
Kenya    Vs    Somalia

August 17
Uganda    Vs    Ethiopia
Rwanda    Vs    S. Sudan

The National U-15 football team were in an upbeat mood as they departed Wednesday night ahead of the Cecafa U15 boys Challenge Cup that starts on August 16 in Eritrea.

The continental showpiece starts Friday and will run through to September 1.

Rwanda is in Group B alongside Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan.

Yves Rwasamanzi, the U-15 team coach thinks his team is good enough to win tournament.

“I was impressed by the morale and talent of the youngsters in training, and I am confident we are going to do better. Our target is to challenge for the trophy,” Rwasamanzi said.

Final Squad

Christian Nshimiyimana, James Byiringiro, Veryzion Ishimwe, Selieux Mbonyamahoro, Fiston Niyonkuru, Samuel Nshuti, Benon Byiringiro Kagimbura, Charles Fumbia, Moise Ishimwe, Siradji Iradukunda, Eric Mwizerwa, Kenedy Hoziyiana, Pacifique Iradukunda, Asante Sana Niyogisubizo, Sultan Bobo Sibomana, Jean Paul Irakoze, David Niyo, Eric Irahamye, Celestin Uwizeyimana and Kenny Edrick Mugisha.

editor@newtimesrwanda.com

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