The Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) has apologized to South African side Mamelodi Sundowns delegation for the power failure that occurred during their official training session held on Tuesday night at Amahoro Stadium as they prepared for today’s CAF Champions League first round clash against Rayon Sports Fc.
Mamelodi Sundowns who have been in the country since Saturday in preparation for Wednesday’sencounter against Rayon Sports Fc had their official match day -1 training session as mandated by the continental football body (CAF) cut short due to power black-out, a feat which didn’t go well with the visiting delegation.
According to the Brazilians, their training was underway on Tuesday night as part of their final preparations for Wednesday’s CAF Champions League encounter, however, the Masandawana were forced to call off their training session after the lights in the field went off 10 minutes into their preparations.
The Sports Ministry through their twitter handle @MINISPOC apologized to the visitors Mamelodi Sundowns delegation and Rwandans at large for the incident.
The apologetic statement reads, “@MINISPOC expresses its sincere apologies to all #Rwandans and to @Masandawana for the power cut that occurred during training at #AmahoroStadium last evening in preparation of the game with #RayonsSports due today 07/03/2018. Today’s game will go on as planned. Thank you.”
Rayon Sports who progressed to the first round after knocking out Burundian side Lydia Ludic 2-1 on aggregate face a tricky opposition in a strong outfit of South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns in the first leg of the CAF Champions League first round, today at Amahoro stadium with kick-off set at18h00.
Fans will have to part ways with Rwf. 2000 (rest), Rwf. 3000 (Yellow Seats), 10,000 (VIP) and Rwf. 20,000 (VVIP) to be able to watch today’s match which will be played under floodlights.