Haruna Niyonzima

Haruna faces five months out with injury

Rwanda international and playmaker for Tanzania giants Young Africans, Haruna Niyonzima, will be out for at least five months following a serious knee injury he sustained last week. Luc Eymael, the club’s head coach, has confirmed that the former Rayon Sports and APR midfielder cannot...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:10am

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

Haruna confirms talks with former club Young Africans

Amavubi skipper and AS Kigali midfielder Haruna Niyonzima has confirmed that talks have reached an advanced stage with his former club Young Africans for a possible move this month. The playmaker that he was approached by the Tanzania giants, a side he played from 2011 before ending his glorious...

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 1:08am

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

Niyonzima calls for fans’ backing at Ivory Coast clash

Sunday Group H Rwanda Vs Ivory Coast 15:30 Guinea Vs CAR 16:30 HARUNA Niyonzima, the captain of the national football team – Amavubi – has appealed to football fans and Rwandans at large, to turn up in big numbers to support the Wasps as they bid to sting Ivory Coast come Sunday...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:52pm

Determination and confidence, key to beat Ivory Coast - Haruna

September 9 Rwanda Vs Ivory Coast Simba SC midfielder and Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima has advised his teammates that a combination of confidence and determination will be key when Rwanda host Ivory Coast in AFCON qualifiers, Group ‘H’ clash at Kigali Stadium on September 9....

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:17pm

Rubavu: Rwanda’s source of football talent

From youth competitions to the national level, Rubavu has proved to be the source of a good number of fantastic football talents over the years. As a result, the area is now dubbed ‘Brazil’. Brazil is widely known for producing exceptional footballers. And the fact that Rubavu was...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 9:21am

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