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Nigerian striker Jimoh signs for Rayon

Rayon Sports have signed striker Sunday Oni Jimoh from Nigerian topflight league side Abia Warriors on a two-year deal, the club announced. Jimoh is the second major foreign signing at Rayon after Jean Vital Ourega, of Côte d'Ivoire, who joined the Blues from DR Congo giants TP Mazembe....

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 1:37am

Champions League: APR draw Gor Mahia in preliminary round

Rwandan champions APR have been drawn against Kenya’s Gor Mahia in the preliminary round of the 2020/21 Caf Champions League. The drawing ceremony of the Champion League and the Confederation Cup was held at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 1:37am

APR, AS Kigali meet in friendly match

Thursday APR vs AS Kigali 15:00 APR and AS Kigali are set for a friendly match this afternoon as the two sides gear up for their campaigns in the 2020/21 Caf club competitions. The game starts 3pm, at Shyorongi Stadium. Adil Erradi’s APR will represent the country in the Caf...

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:17pm

Players responding well to training, says AS Kigali coach Nshimiyimana

AS Kigali head coach, Eric Nshimiyimana, has said that his players are picking up the pace well after holding a group training for the first time in nearly seven months on Wednesday. The club started preparing for the upcoming Caf Confederation Cup campaign after all the players and staff...

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 12:03am

AS Kigali begin preps for Confederation Cup

Rwanda Premier League side AS Kigali will hold their first training session in almost seven months on Wednesday, October 7, after all its players and staff underwent Covid-19 testing on Monday. AS Kigali, who will represent the country in the 2020/21 Caf Confederation Cup, will use Kigali...

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:18am

Covid-19: Clubs cry foul over Ferwafa’s ‘unrealistic’ guidelines for new season

Local football clubs have criticised Rwanda Football Federation’s (Ferwafa) guidelines to be fulfilled before the new league season starts as too demanding and unrealistic. The new instructions, which were announced on Saturday, September 12, state that the team’s entire delegation...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:41am

AS Kigali wins tough race to sign Muhadjiri

AS Kigali have beaten stiff competition from a couple of clubs to sign coveted forward Muhadjiri Hakizimana. Currently one of the hottest assets on the Rwandan football scene, Muhadjiri has for weeks been on the radar of local outfit Rayon Sports and Tanzania giants Young Africans. The 25-...

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 9:17am

AS Kigali to represent Rwanda in Caf Confederation Cup

AS Kigali have been confirmed as the team that will represent Rwanda in the 2020/21 Caf Confederation cup. The decision, announced by the Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) on Friday, comes two months after the 2020 Peace Cup edition was declared null and void by due to the Covid-19 Pandemic...

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 8:14pm

Nshimiyimana extends AS Kigali deal until 2022

ERIC Nshimiyimana has agreed to a new contract as AS Kigali head coach until 2022, the club announced on Friday. The former Rwanda international has been tasked to guide the Nyamirambo-based side at least to one major title during his fresh two-year tenure. The club said: “We decided to...

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 1:39pm

Iradukunda rejoins Police

Police FC have completed the signing of their former right-back Eric ‘Radu’ Iradukunda from Rwanda Premier League rivals Rayon Sports. The towering defender signed a two-year deal with the law enforcers at a reported Rwf8 million fee on Monday. Iradukunda rejoins Police after...

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 6:05pm

Peace Cup: AS Kigali, Kiyovu battle for second round ticket

Tuesday AS Kigali Vs Kiyovu 15:00 Etincelles Vs Impessa 15:00 Vision Vs Aspor 15:00 Pipiniere Vs Rutsiro 15:00 Sunrise Vs Espoir 15:00 Holders AS Kigali will be hoping to seal a place in the second round of this year’s Peace Cup when they face SC Kiyovu in the second-leg of...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:20am

Peace Cup: Kiyovu, AS Kigali face off in early repeat of 2019 final

Wednesday Kiyovu Vs AS Kigali 15:00 Rayon Vs Intare 15:00 Rutsiro Vs Pepiniere 15:00 Impeesa Vs Etincelles 15:00 ASPOR Vs Vision 15:00 Rwamagana Vs Gicumbi 15:00 SC KIYOVU will be looking to make amends for last year’s final defeat when they face holders AS Kigali in the...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:19am

AS Kigali eye ‘vital’ win vs Bugesera

Friday Bugesera vs AS Kigali 15:00 With the chances of winning the league title all but over, AS Kigali travel to Bugesera Stadium hoping to snatch a crucial away win against Bugesera FC as they continue to push for a position in the top half of the table. The match gets underway at 3pm...

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:11am

Sidi vows to end AS Kigali’s goal drought

AS Kigali have come so close to winning matches this season but more often than not, ended up empty handed mainly due to lack of clinical goal-scorers, something that newly signed striker Mike Abdallah Sidi has vowed to solve. The City of Kigali-sponsored side played out goalless draws against...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 12:22am

Rayon Sports: Kirasa demands consistency after AS Kigali draw

Alain Kirasa, the Rayon Sports interim coach, has urged his players to be consistent if they are challenge APR for the league title following their goalless draw against AS Kigali on Saturday. APR have now opened up a six-point advantage at the top of the Rwanda Premier League table after edging...

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 12:27am

Struggling AS Kigali look to dent Rayon’s chances for title defence

Saturday AS Kigali Vs Rayon 15:00 Marines Vs Gasogi 15:00 Muhanga Vs Gicumbi 15:00 Sunday APR Vs Bugesera 15:00 Mukura Vs Sunrise 15:00 Etincelles Vs Heroes 15:00 Kiyovu Vs Espoir 15:00 AS KIGALI will be looking to put up a much better performance when they face reigning...

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 12:14am

AS Kigali hold APR, Mukura fight back to edge Espoir

Saturday  APR 0-0 AS Kigali  Heroes 0-1 Bugesera Kiyovu 0-0 Etincelles Espoir 1-2 Mukura APR slipped up in their bid for the league title as they were held by struggling AS Kigali to a goalless draw at Kigali Stadium on Saturday afternoon. And, as a result, the army side...

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 1:17am

Misfiring AS Kigali set top five target

AS KIGALI have set an ambitious target to finish in the top five this season following their difficult 1-0 win over Heroes FC at Kigali Stadium on Friday. It was the third win for the City of Kigali-sponsored side halfway through the 30-match-round 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League. Centre-back...

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 6:13am

Why AS Kigali’s Nshimiyimana is next in the sack race

AS KIGALI were supposed to be one of the main challengers for the Rwanda Premier League title this season, with most pundits suggesting that they looked like a side that would finally halt the dominance of APR and Rayon Sports. The City of Kigali-sponsored side, and winners of the 2019 Peace Cup...

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:30am

Mukura eye win against AS Kigali

Wednesday Mukura       Vs    AS Kigali 15:00 Tuesday Police        2-1   Bugesera Gasogi      4-2   Sunrise Gicumbi   0-3   Musanze Muhanga 1-0  Etincelles MUKURA Victory...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:34am

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