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Rayon pull out of Ubutwari Cup

Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports have pulled out of this year’s Ubutwari football tournament, just a day before it starts. The development was confirmed to Saturday Sport by Jean Paul Nkurunziza, the club’s spokesperson. The last minute withdrawal is reportedly due to...

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 3:35pm

League title still within reach, says Rayon striker Bizimana

YANNICK Bizimana believes Rayon Sports can still catch leaders APR and go on to retain the Rwanda Premier League title after thumping Espoir 3-0 on Saturday. The Blues’ win meant that they are now four points off the table summit. Bizimana, who scored two goals over the weekend, has...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 12:22am

Rayon thrash Espoir to cut gap on APR to four points

Sunday Gasogi vs Muhanga Gicumbi vs Police Musanze vs Mukura Sunrise vs Kiyovu Saturday  Etincelles 1-1 APR Rayon 3-0 Espoir  Heroes 0-0 Marines  RAYON Sports returned to their winning ways with a thumping 3-0 win over Espoir on Saturday as they cut the...

Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 8:08am

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

APR eye Bugesera victory to extend lead as Rayon slip up

Sunday APR vs Bugesera 15:00 Mukura vs Sunrise 15:00 Etincelles vs Heroes 15:00 Kiyovu vs Espoir 15:00 Saturday AS Kigali 0-0 Rayon Marines 2-0 Gasogi Muhanga 0-1 Gicumbi RAYON Sports were held to a goalless draw by strugglers AS Kigali on Saturday at Kigali Stadium as their...

Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 12:18am

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

Striker Sugira delighted with winning debut at Rayon Sports

Centre forward Ernest Sugira has said that he was happy to score on his debut appearance for Rayon Sports as his lone goal sank Gasogi United on match-day 16 of the 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League over the weekend. The APR striker, who was loaned to Rayon last week, came on as a halftime...

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 12:11am

Sugira powers Rayon to victory over Gasogi in first appearance

Rayon 1-0 Gasogi Gicumbi 1-2 Marines Musanze 2-1 AS Muhanga Sunrise 2-2 Police ERNEST Sugira has wasted no time in getting his loan stint with Rayon Sports off the ground as his solo goal inspired the Blues to a 1-0 win over Gasogi United at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The 28-year old...

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 12:43am

Rayon keen on win against Gasogi to cut gap at the top

Alain Kirasa, the interim Rayon Sports head coach, has emphasized that his side have what it takes to bounce back against Gasogi United following their humiliating loss to APR a fortnight ago. The two teams face-off Sunday afternoon at Kigali Stadium, starting at 3pm. Just before the festive...

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 1:20am

Sarpong completes record move to China

Rayon Sports striker Michael Sarpong is officially the most expensive footballer to ever be signed from the Rwanda Premier League after completing his move with Chinese second-tier side Changchun Yatai. The Ghana-born striker, who traveled to China on Thursday, was signed from the Blues at a...

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 12:14am

Rayon’s new signing Sugira promises goals

Rwanda international Ernest Sugira has promised to reward the faith put in him by Rayon Sports by scoring goals for the blues. The towering forward joined Rayon on loan from rivals APR where he had been banished to the cold on disciplinary grounds. “I am happy to sign for Rayon Sports;...

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:16am

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

Ten-man APR beat Rayon to extend lead

Saturday APR 2-0 Rayon Mukura 2-4 Kiyovu Muhanga 0-0 Sunrise Marines 1-0 Musanze APR have opened up a five-point lead at the Rwanda Premier League summit following their 2-0 win over Rayon Sports despite being reduced to ten men early in the second half on Saturday. Young striker...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 4:12pm

Martinez sacked as Rayon Sports coach

JAVIER Martinez Espinosa has been fired as Rayon Sports head coach following a 2-0 defeat for the Blues against archrivals APR in the Rwanda Premier League over the weekend. The Mexican, who joined the club on a one-year deal before the start of the 2019-20 season, departs the club just after...

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - 12:20am

Rayon sign defender Kayumba for 18 months

RAYON Sports have boosted their defence following the acquisition of former AS Kigali skipper Soter Kayumba from Kenyan side AFC Leopards. The 26-year-old penned one-and-a-half years with the Blues on Monday evening. However, the club was reluctant to reveal how much they had spent on the...

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 11:09pm

‘Too early to be counted out of title race’ – Rayon Sports coach

Rayon Sports coach Martinez Espinosa has insisted that his side still got a chance to retain the Rwanda Premier League title despite a not-so-good display against rivals APR on Saturday. The Blues lost 2-0 to ten-man APR at Amahoro Stadium as the latter extended their lead to six points....

Monday, December 23, 2019 - 12:56am

APR, Rayon square off in critical derby for top spot

Saturday APR                  Vs      Rayon         15:00 Marines        Vs     ...

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 1:15am

APR v Rayon: Mutsinzi warns old club ahead of league derby

APR defender Ange Mutsinzi has said facing his former club Rayon Sports will be a special moment, but warned that it will be a ‘no mercy’ clash. However, the towering centre-back has revealed that he will not celebrate if he scores come Saturday at Amahoro Stadium. Mutsinzi...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:26am

Rayon Sports to seek partnerships with Chinese teams

Rayon Sports has started sourcing for partners from some of the biggest clubs in the world starting with those in China. The partnerships will also see the blues play friendly games with those clubs. The club’s staff led by club chairman Sadate Munyakazi, revealed that talks have...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:13am

Sarpong and Bizimana score twice as Rayon thrash Mukura

Sunday Rayon 5-1 Mukura Espoir 0-0 AS Muhanga Kiyovu 1-3 Police Musanze 0-0 Etincelles Sunrise 1-1 Marines Michael Sarpong and Yannick Bizimana hit a brace each as Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports crushed Mukura 5-1 at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. The thumping victory...

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 11:04am

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