Rwanda Premier League

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

Bugesera fight back to sink Police, Mukura hold AS Kigali

Wednesday Bugesera 3-1 Police AS Kigali 2-2 Mukura Etincelles 0-0 Muhanga Bugesera have moved into eighth position in the Rwanda Premier League following their stunning comeback win over Police at Bugesera Stadium on Wednesday. Djuma Masudi’s side now have 30 points from 23...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:50pm

Could SC Kiyovu end APR’s unbeaten run?

Tuesday APR Vs Kiyovu 15:00 Sunrise Vs Gasogi 15:00 Espoir Vs Heroes 15:00 Musanze Vs Gicumbi 15:00 Marines Vs Rayon 15:00 ENDING APR’s unbeaten run in the Rwanda Premier League will serve as extra motivation for SC Kiyovu when the two sides square off at Kigali Stadium on...

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:26am

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

Mukura keen on ending APR’s unbeaten streak

Saturday Mukura Vs APR 15:00 Rayon Vs Musanze 15:00 Heroes Vs Kiyovu 15:00 Gicumbi Vs Sunrise 15:00 Marines Vs Etincelles 15:00 Muhanga Vs Bugesera 15:00 MUKURA Victory Sports have vowed to halt APR’s lengthy unbeaten run in the Rwanda Premier League when the two sides...

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 12:27am

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 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

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