Start date for 2020/21 Rwanda Premier League announced

The derby between local giants APR and Rayon Sports makes one of the biggest football rivalries in the region. File photo

The Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has announced that the 2020/21 domestic topflight league will get underway on Friday, October 30.

The final match-day is slated for Thursday, May 20, 2021.


According to a statement from Ferwafa, its Executive Committee meeting held on July 31 approved the competition calendar, including schedules for the postponed competitions of the 2019/20 season that has been suspended since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Playoffs of the men’s second division league is one of the suspended competitions. They will be played in a single knock-out format from October 2 to 17 in Kigali.


The first and second division women leagues will also be completed from October 3 to December 20.

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