Rayon Sports seek win over Gicumbi to go top

Rayon Sports will be relying on striker, Michael Sarpong who has scored nine times in league. Sam Ngendahimana.


Gicumbi Vs Rayon Sports (Gicumbi Stadium)

Sunrise vs Bugesera (Nyagatare grounds)


Espoir Vs Musanze (Rusizi Stadium)

Mukura Vs SC Kiyovu (Huye Stadium)

APR Vs Marines (Kigali Stadium)


AS Muhanga Vs Kirehe (Muhanga Stadium)

Etincelles Vs AS Kigali (Umuganda Stadium)

Police Vs Amagaju (Kigali Stadium)

TITLE Contenders  Rayon Sports will visit Gicumbi FC on Monday in a Matchday 19 clash knowing that victory will see them leapfrog leaders and defending champions APR at the top of the table.

Roberto Oliveira’s team go into the game in second place with 40 points, two behind APR, and a win will see them snatch the top spot for the first time this season.

“We know we are going to face a team that are fighting for their lives in the league, so we must challenge ourselves to do well. I have told the players to continue working hard if we are to remain in contention for the title,” the Brazilian coach said.

Gicumbi sit 14th on the league table with 16 points.

Their coach, Camalade Banamwana, reckons the Rayon game will be tough.

“We are hosting a big team and there is no doubt it is going to be a tough game for us. It is important that we win to stay on course to achieving our target of staying in the topflight league,” he said.

In the day’s other match, Sunrise will be playing against Bugesera at Nyagatare grounds. On Wednesday, Espoir will face Musanze at Rusizi Stadium, Mukura will host SC Kiyovu at Huye Stadium, while APR will take on Marines at Kigali Stadium.