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Battle of titans as APR, Rayon square off in Agaciro Cup final

Sunday Final APR Vs Rayon 15:30 Third place playoff AS Kigali Vs Etincelles 13:00 Friday Rayon 3-1 AS Kigali APR 3-0 Etincelles No football fan in the country will need any introduction to Rwanda’s biggest football clash between Rayon Sports and APR as the two giants lock horns...

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 1:59am

Rayon have set the bar very high for local rivals

Last Sunday marked the end of the journey for Rayon Sports in their Caf Confederation Cup campaign this year, but despite heavily losing their last game  against Enyimba FC in Nigeria they had already set the bar very high on continental stage for local archrivals. It is easy to judge that...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 10:03pm

Rayon players saluted despite exit from Confederation Cup

Rayon Sports head coach Roberto Oliveira has praised his players and stressed that neither himself nor the players will lose sleep over their 5-1 quarterfinal humiliation against Nigeria’s Enyimba FC on Sunday as they exited the Caf Confederation Cup. The Brazilian coach further noted that...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:14pm

Rayon Sports, AS Kigali to meet in Agaciro Devt Fund tourney opener

Friday AS Kigali Vs Rayon APR Vs Etincelles RAYON Sports will start the defence of Agaciro Development Fund title Friday when they take on league rivals AS Kigali in the opener at Amahoro National Stadium. The third edition of the annual tournament will kick off on Friday and conclude on...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:40am

Rayon can eliminate Enyimba away from home, says Robertinho

Sunday Quarter-finals (first-leg) Rayon 0-0 Enyimba CARA 1-2 Raja Casablanca Al Masry 1-0 USM Alger AS Vita 3-1 RSB Berkane Rayon Sports head coach Roberto ‘Robertinho’ Oliveira has warned Nigeria’s Enyimba FC that nothing is decided yet and his men are able to get work...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:27am

Enyimba expected in Kigali Friday ahead of Rayon clash

Sunday Rayon Vs Enyimba Nigerian champions Enyimba FC will arrive in Kigali on Friday night ahead of the much awaited encounter against Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in the two sides’ first-leg clash of their last eight tie in the ongoing 2018 Total CAF Confederations Cup. According to the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:35pm

Rayon start training without key players ahead of Enyimba tie

Quarter-finals First legs: Sept 16, second: Sept 23 Rayon (RWA) Vs Enyimba (NGR) CARA (CGO) Vs Raja Casablanca (MAR) Al Masry (EGY) Vs USM Alger (ALG) AS Vita (COD) Vs RSB Berkane (MAR) Semi-finals First legs: Oct 3, second: Oct 24 Rayon/Enyimba Vs CARA/Raja Masry/USM Alger Vs AS...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:11pm

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

Rayon’s historic feat a wake-up call to local rivals

Rayon Sports deserve a standing ovation for making Rwanda proud by becoming the first local club to reach the quarter-finals of CAF Confederations Cup. The Blues beat Young Africans of Tanzania 1-0 on Wednesday at Kigali Stadium to reach the last eight in Africa’s second biggest club...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:19pm

Bimenyimana on target as Rayon storm Conf Cup quarter-finals

Wednesday Group D Rayon Sports 1-0   Young Africans USM Alger    2-1   Gor Mahia RAYON Sports turned on style to beat Tanzania’s Young Africans in Kigali yesterday to become the first Rwandan football club to reach the quarter-finals of any...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:15am

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon take on Young Africans in do-or-die clash

Today Group D Rayon Sports Vs Young Africans 15:00 USM Alger Vs Gor Mahia 15:00 It will be a case of now or never for Rayon Sports when they take on Young Africans today at Kigali Stadium in their final Group D match, in Total CAF Confederation Cup. The Blues host the Tanzania giants in a...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:30am

Young Africans jet in ahead of Rayon Sports’ clash

Tanzania’s Young Africans arrived in Kigali Monday night, at 8pm aboard RwandAir from Dar es Salaam, ahead of the second-leg clash against their Group D opponents Rayon Sports in the ongoing 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup. The Blues host Young Africans on Wednesday at Kigali Stadium in a...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 12:20am

Young Africans clash is a must-win – Rayon coach

Group D Gor Mahia 1-2 Rayon Sports Young Africans 2-1 USM Alger RAYON SPORTS head coach Roberto Oliveira has saluted his players for ‘strong mentality and winning mindset’ after stunning Gor Mahia 2-1 in Nairobi on Sunday to restore their hope of reaching the quarter-finals of the...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:09pm

CAF slaps Rayon Sports with $20,000 fine, three players suspended

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped Rayon Sports with a $20,000 fine and handed three of their players suspension for three games in CAF Competitions. Rayon Sports will play away to Kenyan champions Gor Mahia on August 19 and a home game against Tanzania’s Young Africans...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:18pm

Manzi urges teammates to remain focused ahead of Mukura Peace Cup final clash

Sunday Third place APR        Vs     Sunrise 1pm Final Rayon    Vs    Mukura 3:30pm Rayon Sports skipper Thierry Manzi has called on his teammates to remain ‘grounded and focused’ as they gear up...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:14pm

Peace Cup: APR seen off, Sunrise out to challenge Rayon for final berth

Semi-final, second-leg Today Rayon    Vs    Sunrise (1-2) Wednesday APR      1-1    Mukura (1-1) Sunrise interim coach Evariste Ntamugabumwe has challenged his players to have a winning mentality when they visit Rayon...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:03am

Rayon’s Malian striker Diarra joins Algeria’s CA Bordj Bou Arréridj

Rayon Sports FC striker Ismaila Diarra has completed his move to Algeria first division outfit CA Bordj Bou Arréridj, Times Sport has learnt. The 26-year old Malian forward is reported to have signed a three-year contract with the club that earned promotion to topflight league this season. Diarra...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:18pm

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon Sports buoyant ahead USM Alger tie

Rayon Sports will be looking for their first away win when they take on USM Alger in their second-leg of the Total CAF Confederation Cup at Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida, Algeria on Sunday. The Blues lost their first-leg match to USM Alger 2-1 last week and will be hoping to secure their first...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:07pm

Peace Cup: Rayon optimistic for semi-finals berth

Today Rayon     Vs     Marines Rayon Sports are optimistic to make light work of Marines FC when the two sides face-off in their return-leg clash of Peace Cup quarter-finals today at Kigali Stadium – kick-off 3:30pm. Rayon Sports won the first leg 1-...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:50pm

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