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Rayon Sports Beat Amagaju to Reclaim Top Spot

by Bonnie Mugabe
7:59 am

Rayon Sports Brazilian striker Raphael Da Silva scored the opening goal for the Blues as they secured a 2-1 win over Amagaju on Saturday in Nyamagabe District

RAYON Sports reclaimed control of the Azam Rwanda Premier League again as they defeated Amagaju FC 2-1 on Saturday in Match Day 27 encounter which was staged at Stade Nyagisenyi in Nyamagabe District.

The Blues who were without Ghanaian striker Michael Sarpong and Rutanga Eric due to accumulated three yellow cards secured maximum points courtesy of a 14th minute strike from Brazilian Raphael Da Silva and 86th goal from Mudeyi Suleiman.

With the result, the Brazilian tactician Roberto Oliveira led side overtook arch rivals APR FC to top spot with 63 points, one point ahead of the military side who on Thursday thumped Gicumbi 3-1.

The loss for Amagaju FC have seen them drop into next year’s second division league as they only have 17 points in three matches remaining to the end of the season.

In other matches played on match day 27, SC Kiyovu defeated Espoir FC 3-0; Sunrise FC lost to Musanze FC 1-2, Police FC defeated Bugesera FC 3-1 on Saturday.

On Friday, AS Kigali registered a 2-1 win over AS Muhanga while Kirehe FC also defeated Mukura VS 2-1 in Kirehe.

One more match which was shifted from Friday to Tuesday next week is the Rubavu derby which will pit Marines Fc against Etincelles Fc due at Stade Umuganda.

Azam Rwanda Premier League, Match Day 27 Results

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Gicumbi FC 1-3 APR FC

 Friday, May 10, 2019

AS Kigali 2-1 AS Muhanga

Kirehe FC 2-1 Mukura VS

 Saturday, May 11, 2019

SC Kiyovu 3-0 Espoir FC

Musanze FC 2-1 Sunrise FC

Bugesera FC 1-3 Police FC

Amagaju FC 1-2 Rayon Sports FC

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Marines FC vs Etincelles FC (Stade Umuganda)