Rwanda Premier League

AS Kigali hold APR, Mukura fight back to edge Espoir

Saturday  APR 0-0 AS Kigali  Heroes 0-1 Bugesera Kiyovu 0-0 Etincelles Espoir 1-2 Mukura APR slipped up in their bid for the league title as they were held by struggling AS Kigali to a goalless draw at Kigali Stadium on Saturday afternoon. And, as a result, the army side...

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 1:17am

Beken returns to Etincelles, tasked to finish in top four

Former Gicumbi coach Abdou ‘Beken’ Bizimana has been given the unenviable task of leading the Rubavu based side to a top four finish in the Rwanda Premier League after agreeing a four-month deal to replace Innocent Seninga who resigned recently. Bizimana, who previously coached...

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 12:23am

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

‘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

Misfiring AS Kigali set top five target

AS KIGALI have set an ambitious target to finish in the top five this season following their difficult 1-0 win over Heroes FC at Kigali Stadium on Friday. It was the third win for the City of Kigali-sponsored side halfway through the 30-match-round 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League. Centre-back...

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 6:13am

APR, Rayon square off in critical derby for top spot

Saturday APR                  Vs      Rayon         15:00 Marines        Vs     ...

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 1:15am

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

Heroes out to stop APR, Bugesera face Gicumbi test

Heroes Vs APR 15:00 Gasogi Vs ASKigali 15:00 Gicumbi Vs Bugesera 15:00 Heroes will be looking to become the first team to beat APR when the two sides face off on at Bugesera Stadium on Saturday afternoon, starting at 3pm. Leaders APR go into the match looking to stretch their current...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:36am

Sunrise's Samson Babua targets top-scorer accolade

Sunday Sunrise Vs Marines 15:00 SUNRISE striker Samson Babua will be hoping to keep his scoring form when his side host Marines in the Rwanda Premier League at Nyagatare Stadium on Sunday. The Nigeria-born frontman has scored 11 goals in 13 league appearances this season, one strike ahead...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:32am

Div2 league new season kicks off

Saturday Group B Vision Vs Etoile de l’Est 12:00 Nyagatare Vs Vision J.N 14:00 UR Vs Rugende 14:00 The 2019/2020 season of the second division football league starts on Saturday after being postponed twice last month. A total of 21 teams – split into two groups...

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:30am

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

Two late goals against Gasogi power APR to six-point lead

Sunday Police vs Mukura - 13:00 Marines vs Espoir - 15:00 Heroes vs Rayon - 15:00 AS Kigali vs Gicumbi - 15:30 Saturday APR 3-2 Gasogi Bugesera 0-0 Musanze Etincelles 0-0 Sunrise Muhanga 1-0 Kiyovu With the rest of the top four teams yet to play their weekend matches, APR have...

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 9:02pm

Why AS Kigali’s Nshimiyimana is next in the sack race

AS KIGALI were supposed to be one of the main challengers for the Rwanda Premier League title this season, with most pundits suggesting that they looked like a side that would finally halt the dominance of APR and Rayon Sports. The City of Kigali-sponsored side, and winners of the 2019 Peace Cup...

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 9:30am

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

APR look to extend unbeaten run against Gicumbi

Tuesday Gicumbi Vs APR (Mumena Stadium) Leaders APR FC will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in the Rwanda Premier League when they visit Gicumbi FC on Tuesday at Mumena Stadium. The military side is chasing a record-extending 18th league crown this season and they have gone...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 10:25am

APR eye Musanze win to extend unbeaten run

Saturday APR                   Vs    Musanze    15:00 Etincelles      Vs    Gasogi         15...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12:08am

Musanze start search for new coach

Rwanda Premier League side Musanze have started the search for a new head coach following the sacking of former coach Amars Niyongabo. The Musanze-based side sacked Niyongabo and his assistant, Pablo Ndikumana, on Wednesday. The club management evokes the ‘poor performance’ of the...

Friday, November 29, 2019 - 1:08am

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

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