Amavubi

Ferwafa plays down ‘fake news’ about Rwanda’s CHAN withdrawal

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has refuted rumours that the national football team will not participate at the African Nations Championship (CHAN 2020) over COVID-19 fears. “It’s not true that Amavubi will not participate in CHAN 2020 due to coronavirus,”...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:13am

Amavubi host Congo in friendly match

Friday Rwanda Vs Congo-Brazzaville 3pm Rwanda take on Congo-Brazzaville in a warm-up match this afternoon at Amahoro Stadium as the national team steps up preparations for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2020 finals. This will be the second international friendly match...

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:56pm

Amavubi take on Cameroon in friendly match

Monday Cameroon Vs Rwanda 16:30 Vincent Mashami has urged his players to ‘seize the opportunity’ and make the most of their friendly match away to Cameroon when the two sides face off in Yaoundé on Monday. The match starts 4:3pm CAT, at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo. This...

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 2:46pm

Amavubi head coach unfazed by CHAN rivals

Rwanda has been pooled alongside powerhouse Morocco, Togo and regional rivals Uganda in Group C of the 2020 CHAN edition just over a month ahead of the tournament. Amavubi head coach Vincent Mashami says that a winning start will be key to his side’s bid for a spot in the knockouts of the...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:06am

CHAN 2020: Rwanda drawn against Uganda in Group C

RWANDA men’s senior national football team, Amavubi, have been drawn against regional rivals Uganda in Group C at the 6th African Nations Championships (CHAN 2020) finals. The four-member group also comprises holders Morocco and Togo. The tournament, considered as the second biggest...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:50am

I have potential to be top striker – APR’s Byiringiro

LAGUE Byiringiro has emphasized that he has the potential and talent to become one of the best strikers in Rwandan football. A brace from the young striker against AS Muhanga over weekend ensured that his side, APR, extended their lead at the top of the Rwanda Premier League table to five points...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 10:51am

Kirasa appointed as new Amavubi assistant coach

Rayon Sports interim coach Alain Kirasa has been appointed as the national team's assistant coach, along with Sosthene Habimana.  The two will work under head coach Vincent Mashami. Kirasa replaces Innocent Seninga in national team Amavubi, while Habimana, a former Rayon Sports...

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 4:43pm

Friendly matches will boost CHAN preps – Amavubi captain

Friendlies Feb. 24 Cameroon Vs Rwanda Feb. 28 Rwanda Vs Congo-Brazzaville National football team (Amavubi) captain Thierry Manzi says that the upcoming friendly matches against Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville will give the team a perfect opportunity to gauge their readiness for the...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:43am

CHAN 2020: Amavubi to face Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon in build-up matches

Feb. 24 Cameroon    Vs    Rwanda Feb. 28 Rwanda       Vs    Congo-Brazzaville  The national football team, Amavubi, will play two friendly matches against Cameroon and the Republic of Congo in build-up to the 6th African Nations...

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 10:19am

Amavubi in search for friendly matches ahead of CHAN 2020

Rwanda football team, Amavubi, plans to play three build-up matches as part of the preparations ahead of the 6th African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Cameroon, in April. The 2020 CHAN finals tournament is scheduled for April 4-25. According to reports, the hosts Cameroon have formally...

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 11:35am

Road to Qatar 2022: Amavubi’s Haruna calls for ‘serious’ preps

Group E: Rwanda, Mali,  Kenya and Uganda HARUNA Niyonzima, the national football team captain, has said that Amavubi will need serious preparations and enough time together if they are to move past the group stage in the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Rwanda was on Tuesday...

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:07am

Mashami to stay on as Amavubi head coach

RWANDA Football Federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed that Vincent Mashami will stay on as head coach of the senior men’s football team, Amavubi, after his current contract ran out in November. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Thursday afternoon by Regis Uwayezu, the Ferwafa...

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:39pm

Sugira joins Rayon on a loan deal

Amavubi striker Ernest Sugira has joined Rayon_Sports from top-flight table leaders APR, on a six-month loan, which will see him stay with the Blues until the end of the current 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League. The news of the deal broke Monday morning, December 30, after it was...

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:53am

AFCON U17 qualifiers: Amavubi starlets start early preps

Rwanda’s Under-17 national team has started early preparations as the bids to host the Cecafa regional qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U17 Cup of Nations, to be held in Morocco. Guided by head coach Yves Rwasamanzi, the team started a two-week training on Tuesday. The youngsters will be...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 1:10am

Noam Emeran: Son of former Amavubi star signs for Man Utd

Forward Noam Emeran, a son to former Rwanda international Flitz Emeran Nkusi, has signed his first professional contract with Manchester United. Emeran, who inked the long-term deal on Monday, joined the club from French side Amiens earlier in the year on scholarship terms. According to...

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 7:12am

Amavubi still have a chance of qualifying for AFCON- Bizimana

AMAVUBI midfielder, Djihad Bizimana is optimistic the national side still has a chance of qualifying for the Total 2021 Africa Cup of Nations  despite losing 1-0 against Cameroon on Sunday at Kigali Stadium. The National side is bottom of group F with zero points after losing their first...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:13am

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