Rayon Sports

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

Rayon face player registration ban over Minneart’s dismissal case

The local football governing body (Ferwafa) has confirmed an unprecedented ban on Rwanda Premier League side Rayon Sports, ruling that the club are – effective immediately – not allowed to register any player ahead of the upcoming 2020/21 campaign. The ban, according to a statement...

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 1:16pm

Spaniard Hernandez resigns as Mukura manager

TONY Hernandez has stepped down as head coach for Rwanda Premier League side Mukura after one season with the 2018 Peace Cup winners. Hernandez’s departure was confirmed to Times Sport by Eugène Sakindi, Mukura’s vice-president, on Thursday. The Spaniard was appointed as interim...

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:04am

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

Tanzania FA to report Eymael to Fifa for racist slur

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has said that they will sue Luc Eymael to the world football governing body (Fifa) over racist comments. The racist slurs were made against Yanga SC fans after they showed displeasure in the changes he made during Yanga’s 1-1 draw against Mtibwa Sugar on...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:16am

Yannick Bizimana: Rayon confirm the striker's departure

Rayon Sports have confirmed that Yannick Bizimana has left the club nearly two months after it was announced that the striker joined rivals APR. The club announced the player’s departure via their Twitter handle on Saturday. Bizimana, according to sources, will be unveiled at APR on...

Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 8:33pm

Usengimana joins Police on two-year deal

Central defender Faustin Usengimana has joined Rwanda Premier League side Police FC  on a two-year deal reported to be worth in the region of Rwf12 million. He completed the move from Zambian side Buildcon on Wednesday afternoon. The 26-year old's move puts end to speculations and...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:13pm

Rayon complete Kwizera signing from Gasogi

Rayon Sports have confirmed the signing of Rwanda international Olivier Kwizera in a deal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2020/21 season.  The star goalkeeper, who penned the one-year deal on Tuesday evening, joins the Blues after parting company with topflight league...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:24pm

Gasogi United: Casa Mbungo appointed new head coach

André Casa Mbungo has been appointed as the new head coach for Rwanda Premier League side Gasogi United on a contract that runs until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Friday. Mbungo, whose six-month contract with Rayon Sports expired on Tuesday, will be assisted by...

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 3:51pm

Striker Bigirimana joins Rayon on two-year deal

Former APR striker Issa Bigirimana has completed his two-year move to Rayon Sports as the Blues continue to beef up their squad ahead of the 2020-21 Rwanda Premier League season. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Wednesday by Jean Paul Nkurunziza, the club’s spokesperson....

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:06am

Goalie Kwizera admits he is in talks with Rayon

Rayon Sports have closed in on signing Rwanda international Olivier Kwizera from Gasogi United. The goalie admitted the development in an interview with Times Sport on Sunday, but also revealed that his current club Gasogi are also in race to offer him a new contract. “...

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 10:36am

Rayon sign Togolese striker Harlley

Rayon Sports have completed the signing of Togolese striker Alex Harlley Nyarko from American side Las Vegas Lights ahead of the 2020-21 season. It is reported that Harlley, 27, is a nephew to former Arsenal star Emmanuel Adebayor. #BREAKING: Rayon Sports have completed the...

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 10:59am

Muhadjiri shrugs off Rayon transfer claims

Muhadjiri Hakizimana has said that he is not paying attention to reports linking him with a move to Rayon Sports after parting company with UAE side Emirates FC last month. The star forward is currently without a club, and, he insists, he has not held talks or reached an agreement with any...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:16pm

Rayon in talks with defender Rukundo

Rayon Sports have reached advanced talks with right-back Denis Rukundo as the club continues to look for a replacement for Eric Iradukunda who crossed to Police last month. Rukundo, who plays for Uganda Police, previously featured for APR during the 2017-18 season and helped the military side to...

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 12:06am

Rayon Sports: Ferwafa lifts ban imposed on Munyakazi

The Appeals Commission of the local football governing body (Ferwafa) has lifted the sanctions imposed on Rayon Sports president Sadate Munyakazi with immediate effect. Ferwafa announced the development on Thursday evening. Munyakazi, who was elected as Rayon Sports president last July, was...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 8:39pm

Mugheni bids farewell to Rayon

There seems to be no end in sight to the mass exodus of players from local football giants Rayon Sports following the departure of Fabrice Mugheni Kakule. The star midfielder, who did not reveal his next season, broke the news of his departure in an emotional Instagram post on Saturday....

Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 8:25pm

Rayon protest illegal transfer of its players to Police and Kiyovu

Rayon Sports have written to Rwanda Premier League rivals Police and SC Kiyovu, protesting that two of their players breached their contracts to depart the club. The players in question are left-back Eric Rutanga and goalkeeper Yves Kimenyi, who signed for Police and Kiyovu,...

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 2:02pm

Goalkeeper Kimenyi seals record move to SC Kiyovu

Rwanda Premier League side SC Kiyovu have completed the signing of Yves Kimenyi for a fee of Rwf16 million – a record fee for a goalkeeper in domestic football. The 27-year old completed a two-year deal late Tuesday, May 26, after weeks-long negotiations. He joins the Green Baggies from...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:29am

Rayon Sports: Munyakazi confesses to match-fixing

Rayon Sports president Sadate Munyakazi has admitted that the club made payments between 2014 and 2016 to fix match results in the Rwanda Premier League. Munyakazi, who is currently serving a six-month ban from all football activities, made the shocking revelation on Monday, calling out the club...

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 8:38pm

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

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