Rayon Sports

Rayon Sport, Airtel-Tigo agree Rwf240m sponsorship deal

RAYON Sports Club has agreed in principle a five-year sponsorship deal with Airtel-Tigo worth Rwf240m. The blues club chairman Satade Munyakazi confirmed on Monday that the agreement will be signed this week. The 2018/2019 League champions will receive Rwf 4m every month and in turn the Rayon...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:19am

Rayon Sports, SKOL sponsorship deal on hold

Rayon Sports and SKOL, the club’s sponsor are yet to agree on an improved sponsorship package of Rwf300 million that the club wants. The nine-time league champions in 2017 signed a five-year sponsorship deal with the Belgian Brewer of Rwf 60 million a year but the club last month issued a...

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 10:40am

Rayon vow not to give up 'until last day' in title race

André Casa Mbungo, the recently appointed head coach at Rayon Sports, has vowed to work hard in the quest for title defence amidst surging wins by rivals APR. Runaway leaders APR, who beat SC Kiyovu 1-0 on Tuesday, top the table with 57 points, seven ahead of reigning champions Rayon...

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:33pm

APR thrash Mukura to extend unbeaten run

Saturday Mukura 0-4 APR Rayon 2-1 Musanze Heroes 0-5 Kiyovu Gicumbi 0-1 Sunrise Marines 1-1 Etincelles Muhanga 1-0 Bugesera APR have continued their bid for ‘invincibles’ record after thumping Mukura 4-0 at Huye Stadium on Saturday. Strikers Innocent Nshuti and...

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 1:51am

Usengimana scores lone goal as APR edge Police to extend lead

Wednesday APR              1-0        Police Etincelles    1-2        Rayon Sunrise       1-2        Musanze Bugesera   0-1       ...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:22pm

Rayon Sports sets domestic double target for Mbungo

Rayon Sports have challenged new head coach André Casa Mbungo to win both the league and Peace Cup trophies this season. The 52-year-old tactician joined the Blues last week on a 4-month deal. Alain Kirasa, who has been coaching the team in an interim role after the sacking of Mexican ...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:39am

Mbungo appointed Rayon head coach

RAYON Sports have appointed former AS Kigali and Police coach André Casa Mbungo as their new manager on a short-term deal – till end of the 2019/2020 season. Mbungo, 52, assumes the hot seat at the Blues two months after former head coach, Mexican Javier Martinez Espinosa, was fired...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:16pm

Rayon seeks record sponsorship package

Rwanda Premier League giants Rayon Sports want an improved sponsorship package from Skol Brewery that will make the football club the first sports entity in the country to get such money from a corporate company. Club president Sadate Munyakazi told Times Sport on Monday that a club management...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:20am

Peace Cup: Rayon to face Mukura in last-16

1/8-finals draws Rayon Vs Mukura APR Vs Kiyovu Gorilla Vs Gicumbi Musanze Vs Muhanga Police Vs Aspor Etincelle Vs Sunrise Rutsiro Vs AS Kigali Marines Vs Vision RAYON Sports have been given a tough draw against the 2018 winners Mukura in the last-16 round of the 2020...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:22am

APR open up five-point lead as Rayon slip up

Sunday Rayon 0-2 Sunrise Muhanga 0-2 APR Musanze 1-1 Espoir Marines 1-2 AS Kigali APR have opened up a five-point lead at the top of Rwanda Premier League table following a 2-0 win over AS Muhanga at Muhanga Stadium on Sunday. The army side’s chase for what could be their 18th...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 12:37am

Rayon host Sunrise as APR travel to Muhanga

Sunday  Rayon           Vs     Sunrise       15:00 Muhanga    Vs     APR              15:00 Marines       Vs   ...

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 11:51am

Rayon ban reduced after appeal

Rayon Sports can now engage in international friendly games and will be eligible to feature in the 2021 Ubutwari Cup after having their Ferwafa ban reduced. Ferwafa, the local football governing body, confirmed the development on Friday evening. The Blues were last Saturday slapped with a...

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 12:16am

Rayon still ‘right in’ for League–Peace Cup double, insists Rutanga

ERIC Rutanga, the Rayon Sports skipper, has insisted that the Blues are still on the right track for a possible League-Peace Cup double this season following their hard fought away win at Bugesera over the weekend. Rayon overcame Bugesera 1-0 at Bugesera Stadium on Sunday, thanks to the lone...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:22am

Dagnogo powers Rayon past Bugesera as APR thrash Marines

Sunday APR 3-0 Marines Bugesera 0-1 Rayon Mukura 3-0 Gicumbi Drissa Dagnogo was the hero of the day as his solo strike inspired Rayon Sports to a vital 1-0 win over Bugesera on Sunday afternoon. The Côte d’Ivoire-born striker came off the bench to net the lone goal of the match at...

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 1:54pm

Kirasa urges Rayon players for ‘vital’ victory at Bugesera

Sunday Bugesera    Vs       Rayon          15:00 APR               Vs       Marines     15:00 Mukura      ...

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:29am

Editorial: FERWAFA-Rayon Sports row not good for the game

Rayon Sports is by far the most popular club in the country. Although it identifies itself mostly with its ancestral home in the Southern Province, Nyanza to be more specific, its following is countrywide. Its fans are the noisiest and the most excitable just as they are the best customers for...

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 12:08am

Rayon slapped with Rwf300,000 fine for snubbing Ubutwari Cup

RAYON Sports have been slapped with a Rwf300,000 fine and ban to organise or engage in friendly matches for a period of 12 months after pulling out of this year’s Ubutwari Cup tournament on Friday, January 25, just a day before it started. The reigning Rwanda Premier League champions...

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:55pm

Rayon protest ‘unfair’ sanctions from FERWAFA

RAYON Sports have protested FERWAFA’s action of penalizing the club for not taking part in this year’s Ubutwari Cup. The local football governing body, FERWAFA, slapped Rayon with a Rwf300,000 fine and ban to organise or engage in friendly matches for a period of 12 months for...

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 10:53pm

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, February 8, 2020 - 4:32pm

Ulimwengu, Sarpong set for Rayon Sports return

JULES Ulimwengu and Michael Sarpong will 'soon' start playing for Rayon Sports again, the club has announced. The two strikers played a pivotal role as the Blues romped to their ninth league title last season.   Ulimwengu, who scored 30 goals for Rayon in all competitions in...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 8:31pm