Rwanda Premier League

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

Forward Sibomana joins Police on one-year contract

PATRICK Sibomana has joined Rwanda Premier League side Police on a one-year deal, until end of the 2020/21 season. The 25-year old, who was released by Tanzania giants Young Africans last month, completed the move on Tuesday afternoon after passing a medical at the club. For months, the...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 8:47pm

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

KCCA turn down APR’s offer for defender Nemeyimana

Rwanda Premier League champions APR have reportedly had their bid of USD50,000 (about Rwf48 million) for Samuel Kato Nemeyimana rejected by Ugandan side KCCA. Times Sport has learned that KCCA have slapped a USD100,000 price tag on the towering central defender. According to reports in local...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:06am

APR goalie Ntwari loaned to Marines

Rwanda Premier League champions APR have loaned youngster Fiacre Ntwari to Marines for the upcoming 2020/21 season. The 21-year old goalkeeper has been at APR since July 2018 when he was promoted from the club’s youth team – Intare FC. Speaking to Times Sport in a telephone...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 10:32am

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

Omar Ngando: New SC Kiyovu signing thrilled to work with Karekezi

Omar Ngando has said that he is very happy to be coached by Rwanda football legend Olivier Karekezi after completing his move to SC Kiyovu on Tuesday. The central defender joined SC Kiyovu along with Burundian compatriot Abeddy Bigirimana, each on a two-year deal. “I am very happy...

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:42pm

Ugandan striker Mutebi threatens to leave Etincelles

Ugandan striker Rachid Mutebi has threatened to leave Etincelles amid deteriorating relationship with the Rubavu-based side. Times Sport understands that the 23-year old has started talks with Rwanda Premier League rivals Musanze, and he has formally requested for a release letter from...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 11:28pm

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

Hakizimana parts company with UAE side Emirates FC

Rwanda international Muhadjiri Hakizimana is poised to leave Emirates FC after just one season with the United Arab Emirates league side. The former APR forward joined Emirates for a record fee $300,000 (about Rwf274 million) at the start of last season, making him...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:19am

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

Ruremesha and Djabir sacked, Karekezi takes over at Kiyovu

SC Kiyovu have confirmed the sacking of Emmanuel Ruremesha and assistant coach Djabir Mutarambirwa (inset) following the signing of Olivier Karekezi as the new head Coach.  Ruremesha and his assistant departed the club on mutual agreement, Times Sport has learned. It is understood that...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 9:21am

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

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

Irambona completes two-year move to Kiyovu

Rayon Sports left-back and the club’s second captain, Eric Gisa Irambona, has completed a two-year move to Rwanda Premier League rivals SC Kiyovu. Irambona, 28, penned the deal on Saturday, May 23, ending his eight-year stint with the Blues where he helped the club to two league...

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 9:40pm

APR crowned champions as season ends due to Covid-19

APR have been crowned champions for a record-extending 18th time after the 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League season was declared over amid the coronavirus pandemic. Rwanda football Federation (Ferwafa) made the announcement on Friday, May 22, with local powerhouse APR named champions as they...

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 10:55am

When will Rayon Sports put its house to order?

Since last weekend when Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) banned Rayon Sports president Sadate Munyakazi from all football activities for six months and an ‘Advisory Committee’ was assigned to handle the team, there has been mixed reactions about the club's leadership. The...

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 2:00am

Gasogi target crucial win against Musanze

Saturday   Musanze    Vs    Gasogi        15:00 Heroes       Vs    Sunrise       15:00 Mukura     Vs   ...

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:03pm

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

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