Amavubi

AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Rwanda eye winning start in Mozambique

Thursday Mozambique Vs Rwanda 18:00 HARUNA Niyonzima, the national football team skipper, has challenged his teammates to ‘give it everything’ when Rwanda take on Mozambique in the two sides’ first match in Group F of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. The...

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:12am

AFCON 2019 qualifiers: Mashami names final squad for Ivory Coast clash

AMAVUBI head coach, Vincent Mashami, has named his final 23-man squad for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against Côte d'Ivoire on Saturday. The two sides face-off at Stade Bouaké in Ivory Coast in their final Group 'H' clash. Les Elephants won the first-leg 2-1 at Kigali Stadium...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 6:48pm

Amavubi stars have huge potential…but are we letting the boys down?

It was a disappointing weekend of internationals for the Amavubi fans. Hosts Rwanda lost 1-2 to Les Éléphants of Ivory Coast in the second round of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. There is no shame in losing to the immediate former African champions and three-time African...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 1:08am

Amavubi slip further in Afcon qualifiers

AFCON2019 Qualifiers results Sunday Rwanda  1-2  Côte d’Ivoire Guinea  1-0  CAR Madagascar  2-2  Senegal South Sudan  0-3  Mali Togo  0-0  Benin Ethiopia  1-0  Sierra Leone Congo  1-1  Zimbabwe Angola...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 1:39am

Amavubi have all it needs to win, they should pull out the stops

Amavubi have all it needs to win, they should pull out the stops Rwanda national football team, Amavubi (Wasps) has another opportunity of putting their sting back in the game as they face Ivory Coast tomorrow seeking to qualify for the African Cup of Nations finals next year. They were unlucky...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 10:26pm

Niyonzima hopeful for future despite missing Amavubi call-up

Despite missing out on a call-up to Amavubi for the Ivory Coast AFCON qualifier tie come September 9, Rayon Sports midfielder Olivier ‘Sefu’ Niyonzima has remained optimistic that time will come and he earns a regular place on the national team. Speaking to Times Sport yesterday,...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 2:03am

Mashami vows to overhaul Amavubi

Vincent Mashami has promised to instill a winning mentality into the Amavubi players and overhaul the team for the better as the new manager takes charge of his first training session today. The former APR coach said  this while he was being unveiled  to the media as the new Amavubi head...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:30am

Mashami unveils Amavubi provisional squad for Ivory Coast clash

September 9 Rwanda  Vs  Ivory Coast VINCENT Mashami, the newly appointed head coach of Rwanda national football team, has named a 32-man provisional squad for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Ivory Coast in Kigali on September 9. As part of the...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:02pm

Mashami inks one-year deal as Amavubi head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) Wednesday appointed Vincent Mashami as new head coach of the senior national football team on a one-year, renewable, contract. The former APR coach served as the team’s assistant coach to German Antoine Hey who stepped down earlier this year. Ever since,...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:38am

The Rise of Rutanga, Amavubi and Rayon Sports’ left-back

Eric Rutanga is one of the most famous products of the Rwanda U-17 national team that participated in the 2011 FIFA U17 World Cup in Mexico. Before he was summoned to beef up the youth team in 2010, not very many people in the country knew who he was. Nearly eight years later, Rutanga has become...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:12am