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Rwanda Jet-Off To Cape Verde For Afcon Qualifiers 

by Jacques Furaha
12:12 pm

Rwanda national football team have travelled to Praia,Cape Verde ahead of this week’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier.

Amavubi squad continue their Afcon qualifying group with back-to-back games against Cape Verde.

They take on Cape Verde’s Blue Sharks on Thursday November 12 at 16h00 at the Cidade da Praia before hosting them in Kigali on November 17. 

Vincent Mashami’s men boarded a private Rwandair plane this morning in a buoyant mood after weeks of training for what will be their first game back after the coronavirus outbreak. 

Only 21 players set off for Praia where they will be joined by a Europe-based duo of Yannick Mukunzi and Djihad Bizimana.

They travel to Praia looking for a first win in Group F after two defeats in as many games. 

They lost to Mozambique 2-0 before a 0-1 home defeat to Cameroon, two results that leave them bottom of Group F, two points adrift of their next opponents Cape Verde who are third.

Mozambique and Cameroon face each in another Group F encounter.

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