Rayon Sports

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

Rayon, Mukura VS face off in crucial tie

Sunday Rayon vs Mukura - 15:00 Musanze vs Etincelles - 15:00 Kiyovu vs Police - 15:00 Sunrise vs Marines -15:00 Espoir vs AS Muhanga - 15:00 RAYON Sports and Mukura Victory Sport rekindle their old rivalry when they square off on Sunday at Kigali Stadium, starting at 3pm. It is a...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 12:18am

Bizimana named Rayon Sports player of the month

YANNICK Bizimana has been named Rayon Sports’ player of the month for November after scoring twice and providing two assists in five appearances. The former AS Muhanga striker collected the award Monday afternoon at the club’s training base in Nzove, Nyarugenge District. Bizimana...

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:22am

Rutanga linked with move to Yanga

RAYON Sports captain Eric Rutanga has reached advanced talks with Tanzania side Young Africans for a possible move in January, Times Sport understands. If both clubs agree to the transfer terms, the left-back could join his former APR teammate, Patrick Sibomana, at the Dar es Salaam-based side...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 6:43am

Rayon Sports coach warns rivals

AFTER thumping Heroes 4-1 to remain in second place in the National football league table, Rayon Sports head coach Javier Martinez Espinosa believes his side is ready to push their rivals for the league title. Rayon Sports have tough fixtures in the next two weeks, when they host Mukura Victory...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:11am

Rayon thump Heroes to keep leaders APR in sight

Sunday Heroes 1-4 Rayon AS Kigali 1-2 Gicumbi Marines 0-0 Espoir Police2-2 Mukura RAYON Sports delivered one of their best performances this season as they cruised to a 4-1 win over Heroes FC at Bugesera Stadium on Sunday to move three points within of leaders APR. The Blues scored...

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:16am

Rayon Sports players urged to focus on clash against Heroes

Rayon Sports captain Eric Rutanga has challenged his teammates to stay positive and urgently shift focus on their away clash against Heroes at Bugesera Stadium on Sunday. The rallying call follows Rayon’s goalless stalemate against Police on Wednesday. With the draw against third-placed...

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:24am

Martinez calls for total focus ahead of Police tie

JAVIER Martinez Espinosa has urged his Rayon Sports to ‘have total focus’ when they take on Police in the Rwanda Premier League at Kigali Stadium on Wednesday. The Mexican tactician insists that his side cannot afford to let APR off their sight in the title race if they are to...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:54pm

Kiyovu, Rayon go head-to-head in league

Following APR’s thumping 5-0 win over Musanze on Saturday, third-placed Rayon Sports will be looking to close the gap when they face SC Kiyovu at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. Kick-off 6pm. Rayon, who are on a three-match winning run, beat AS Muhanga 2-1 on Thursday, while Sc Kiyovu are...

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 12:15am

Eric Rutanga: Rayon skipper to miss AS Muhanga clash

Thursday Espoir    Vs    AS Kigali                15:00 Rayon   Vs    AS Muhanga        18:00 Champions Rayon Sports will be without...

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 5:19pm

Marines look to pile more misery on Rayon

Wednesday Heroes     Vs    Espoir        15:00 Mukura   Vs    AS Kigali     15:00 Rayon     Vs     Marines     18:00 Friday Kiyovu  Vs    APR 18:...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:46am

Ulimwengu seals move to Shaanxi Chang'an 

Rayon Sports striker Jules Ulimwengu has joined Chinese second tier side Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic on a one-year deal at an undisclosed fee after powering the Blues to their 9th league title last season. The Burundi-born goal machine, according to reports, will be earning $200,000 (about Rwf...

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:03pm

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