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Rwandan Referee Hakizimana to Handle Group E Final Game
July,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_38212" align="alignnone" width="612"] Rwandan referee Louis Hakizimana (L) speaks with Namibia's defender Riaan Hanamub (C) and Morocco's forward Nordin Amrabat during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Morocco and Namibia at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo on June 23, 2019. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP) (Photo credit should…
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AFROCAN Qualifiers: Rwanda Men Bounce Back to Beat TZ, Ladies Suffer Second Loss
June,27 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_38067" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwandas-Hoops-player-Kenny-Gasana-seen-against-Egyptian-player-in-Wednesdays-opening-game-of-the-FIBA-AFROCAN-2019-qualifiers-underway-in-Kampala-Uganda[/caption] Rwanda’s senior men bounced back from the opening day loss to Egypt to thrash Tanzania 97-43 on Thursday at the on-going FIBA Zone five Championships which is underway at MTN Arena Lugogo, Kampala, Uganda. The men’s team managed by Vladimir Bosnijak lost to favourite champions Egypt 59-68 while their women…
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Cecafa Kagame Cup: APR FC Opens Account Against Proline FC
June,27 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_38064" align="alignnone" width="824"] APR FC Hakizimana Muhadjiri seen in action in a local league, will be the main striker when APR FC starts its account for the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup campaign[/caption] Three-time Cecafa Kagame Cup winners APR FC opens the CECAFA Kagame Cup 2019 account against Ugandan side Proline FC on July 6…
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Peace Cup 2019: Cut-throat Fight for Final Slots
June,26 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37927" align="alignnone" width="873"] AS Kigali look to win their third Peace Cup title and a spot to the CAF Confederation Cup next season.[/caption] All eyes will be on the league champions Rayon Sports, AS Kigali, SC Kiyovu and Police FC this weekend as they battle for the final slots which will reveal the eventual…
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CECAFA Kagame Cup 2019: Rayon Pitted against TP Mazembe in Group A
June,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37215" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Rayon Sports Fc players celebrating a goal scored by Mutsinzi Ange on Tuesday at Stade de Kigali as the 2019 Peace Cup got underway[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports FC have been drawn against former CAF Champions league winners TP Mazembe of  DR Congo in a tough Group…
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Kagame Cup 2019: Sixteen Clubs Ready for Showdown
June,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37727" align="alignnone" width="512"] Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Secretary General Nicholas Musonye[/caption] The 2019 CECAFA KAGAME Cup will be contested by sixteen regional league champions when the tournament gets underway in Kigali from July 6-21, 2019 in Rwanda. The development was confimed by the CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye who…
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Kagame Cup 2019: TP Mazembe Confirms Participation
June,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37658" align="alignnone" width="710"] DR Congo giants TP Mazembe will take part in the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup.[/caption] DR Congo giant’s TP Mazembe have confirmed their participation at the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup Tournament which is slated for Kigali-Rwanda from July 6-21. The club confirmed the development in a statement posted on their website where…
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Kagere Renews Contract with Tanzanian Champions Simba SC
June,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

 Amavubi forward Meddie Kagere has decided to stay with Tanzania Premier League Champions Simba for another two years. The Ugandan-born striker extended his contract on Monday in presence of Simba Sports Club Chief financier Mohammed Dewji. Kagere who was an important player in Simba's season both in the domestic league and in the Caf Champions…
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Peace Cup 2019: APR FC, Mukura VS Exit as Rayon Sports Cruise to Quarter Final Round
June,16 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37634" align="alignnone" width="704"] Rayon Sports on path for a double this season[/caption] Eight-time Peace Cup winners APR FC faced an exit from the 2019 Peace Cup Competition after they failed to overturn a first leg defeat to settle for a goalless draw in the return leg to bow out 1-0 on aggregate in the…
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Yankurije Takes Silver in Kigali Women Half Marathon as Kenyans Extend their Dominance
June,16 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37621" align="alignnone" width="960"] Rwandan Martha Yankurije (left) won silver medal in the women's half marathon race[/caption] Rwandan runner Martha Yankurije emerged the best-placed Rwandan as she won a silver medal in the women’s half marathon at the 15thedition of the Kigali International Peace Marathon held on Sunday in Kigali City. The 15th edition of the Kigali…
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Mukansanga to Officiate first FIFA Women’s World Cup match on Sunday
June,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37583" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Rwanda’s top woman referee Mukansanga Radia Salma[/caption] Rwanda’s top woman referee Mukansanga Radia Salma will make her debut at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Sunday when she takes charge of the Group F match between Sweden and Thailand at 15h00 at Stade de Nice in Nice, France. Mukansanga is…
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Kigali Peace Marathon: Hitimana Looks to Retain Half Marathon
June,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37579" align="alignnone" width="873"] Hitimana Noel is ready to defend the 2019 Kigali Half Marathon title[/caption] Reigning champion Noel Hitimana is optimistic on retaining the 2019 half marathon edition of the 15th Kigali International Peace Marathon due on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Kigali City. The Kigali International Peace Marathon is expected to attract around 6,000…
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Sports and Culture to Share Rwf. 20.1 billion Budget Allocation
June,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37534" align="alignnone" width="826"] Amavubi Stars take the lion's share[/caption] The Sports and Culture will have to share partly Rwf. 20.1 billion as proposed by the Government in the budget for the 2019/2020 Fiscal year. On June 13, Government announced plans to spend Frw 2,876.9 billion in the 2019/2020 Fiscal year, an increase of Frw…
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Coach Bitok to Step Down on June 30
June,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Paul Bitok will end his spell as Rwanda’s Volleyball Federation Technical Director on June 30, 2019. The former Kenyan international’s current tenure will expire at the end of this month after being at the helm of Rwandese volleyball for the last decade, helping Rwanda to rise and become one of the best in Africa across…
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Rwanda U16 Boys Hoops On Verge of Sealing Continental Slot
June,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda Under-17 boys’ basketball team edged Uganda to brighten their chances of qualifying for the FIBA Africa U16 Nations Championships currently underway in Kigali. In their opening game played on Wednesday night, Rwanda smashed the Junior Silverbacks of Uganda 96-36 with Ishimwe Kevin scoring 20 points. Rwanda had an easy game, registering 26-6 in the first quarter,…
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Tuyisenge Completes Move to Angola Side Petro Atletico
June,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37507" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Tuyisenge has scored seven goals this season, with Gor Mahia having sealed the KPL title for the third successive time already[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi striker Jacques Tuyisenge has completed his transfer to to Angolan side Petro Atletico. Tuyisenge, whose contract with Gor Mahia ends at the end of 2019, joins Petro Atletico…
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Simba SC Opts Out Cecafa Kagame Cup
June,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37323" align="alignnone" width="595"] Rwandans will miss seeing in action the Simba SC duo of Haruna Niyonzima and Meddie Kagere as the Tanzanian champions have withdrawn from the Cecafa Kagame Cup Tournament[/caption] The Tanzanian giants Simba SC have opted out of the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup to concentrate on preparations of their new 2019/20 Tanzania…
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Peace Cup 2019: Gasogi Join Rayon in 1/8th Round
June,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37320" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Second Division Club Gasogi United powered into the next round of Peace Cup after edging Hope Fc of Rutsiro on Friday[/caption] Second division sides Gasogi United and Intare FC have joined league champions Rayon Sports FC and reigning Cup champions Mukura VS in the 1/8th round of the 2019 Peace Cup title.…
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Rwandan Hakizimana Makes the Cut for 2019 AFCON Referees List
June,06 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37281" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda’s internationally accredited football referee Louis Hakizimana will officiate the 2019 AFCON Tournament in Egypt[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Rwanda’s center referee Hakizimana Louis on the final 26-man referee list who will officiate at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations which is starting on June 21-July 19 in…
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All Africa Games Hopes Dashed as Rwanda Loses to Uganda
June,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37242" align="alignnone" width="800"] Kenya and of Rwanda during their 2019 All Africa Games Volleyball qualifiers at Kasarani Gymnasium, Nairobi on June 4, 2019[/caption] Rwanda’s men’s volleyball team’s hopes of qualifying for the 2019 All Africa Games have been dashed after Paul Bitok led side lost to Uganda 1-3 (25-23, 26-26, 18-25, 35-33) on Wednesday…
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Peace Cup 2019: Champs Rayon Nn a Bright Start
June,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37215" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Rayon Sports Fc players celebrating a goal scored by Mutsinzi Ange on Tuesday at Stade de Kigali as the 2019 Peace Cup got underway[/caption] Current Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports edged AS Kigali to launch a bright start to their quest of winning the 2019 Peace Cup title. Mutsinzi…
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Bitok, Minispoc in Talks on Contract Extension
June,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_37210" align="alignnone" width="768"] Paul Bitok[/caption] Rwanda men’s national team head coach Paul Bitok has confirmed he is in talks with the Ministry of Sports and Culture on a possible contract extension as Rwanda’s Volleyball Federation Technical Director. Kenyan Bitok’s current tenure will expire at the end of this month. The celebrated Kenyan coach has…
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Battle for Peace Cup 2019 Gets Underway
June,04 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Eighteen clubs have begun their battle for the 2019 Peace Cup title today when they compete in the first round scheduled to be staged on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. However, Sunrise FC has given an automatic bye to Espoir FC following their withdrawal from the annual competition citing financial constraints. Of the remaining 18 clubs,…
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NBA Names Amadou Gallo Fall President of Basketball Africa League
May,29 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has today named NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall as President of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa scheduled to begin play next year. Fall will assume his role as BAL President immediately while assisting…
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DR Congo, Zambia Teams Confirmed for CECAFA Kagame Cup
May,29 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36956" align="alignnone" width="960"] Zambian champions Zesco United have confirmed their participation in CECAFA Kagame Cup 2019 edition[/caption] Zambia's Zesco United and AS Vita, and Motema Pembe of the DRC have confirmed their participation in the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup Tournament which will be held in Kigali from July 7-21, 2019. Speaking to Xinhua on…
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Rayon Sports are Rwanda League Champions
May,24 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rayon Sports are champions of the 2018/19 Azam Rwanda Premier League title following a 4-0 victory over Kirehe FC on Friday at Kirehe grounds. The Blues won the Match Day 29 encounter to seal the league title with a game left to the end of the season. Burundian import Jules Ulimwengu scored a double while…
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Kagere, Haruna Guide Simba to Tanzanian League Title
May,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36790" align="alignnone" width="960"] Rwandan Kagere Meddie has guided Simba to Tanzania league title and is eyeing the league's golden boot[/caption] Rwandan duo of striker Kagere Haruna and Niyonzima Haruna guided Simba SC to the 2018/19 Tanzanian League title after defeating Singinda United 2-0 on Tuesday. Meddie Kagere and John Rafael Bocco struck two goals…
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Rwanda Men’s Volleyball Team Eye All Africa Games Slot
May,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36773" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda men's volleyball team players seen in a previous tournament. The team is eyeing a slot to this year's All Africa Games[/caption] Rwanda volleyball federation has lined up a strong squad which will take part in the upcoming CAVB Africa Zone 5 Championships with an aim of securing a ticket to…
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Rwandan Hitimana Edges Kenyans in Mezza Del Naviglio Half Marathon
May,20 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36741" align="alignnone" width="873"] RWANDA’s Noel Hitimana edged Kenyans to win the Mezza del Naviglio half marathon on Sunday in Italy[/caption] RWANDA’s Noel Hitimana edged Kenyan as he continued his excellent performances, this time round, winning the Mezza del Naviglio half marathon on Sunday in Italy. Hitimana clocked 1:03:26 to closest Kenyan rivals Paul Mwangi…
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Rayon is one-game Away to Lifting Rwanda Premier League Title
May,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36718" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Rayon Sports FC striker Michael Sarpong tries to challenge defenders from Musanze Fc in their Friday's encounter held at Stade de Kigali[/caption] Rayon Sports Football Club is set to lift their ninth league title should they secure maximum points in their match day 29encounter against Kirehe Fc in the 2018/19 Azam Rwanda…
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Tour de Limpopo 2019: Rwandan Manizabayo Clinch Bronze in Stage Three
May,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36686" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Eric Manizabayo a.k.a Karadiyo(third left)[/caption] Rwanda's First UCI Continental Cycling Team rider Eric Manizabayo a.k.a Karadiyo, defied odds as he finished third in stage three of the 2019 Tour de Limpopo at Coach House, Tzaneen on Friday. The Benediction Excel Energy rider completed the 103km course in a time of2:32:35 to…
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Tour de Limpopo: Rwandan Mugisha Finishes 13th in Stage Two
May,16 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwandan Mugisha Samuel was the best ranked Rwandan after finishing 13th during the second stage of the Tour de Limpopo in South Africa on Thursday Rwanda international Samuel Mugisha who rides for South African side Dimension Data for Qhubeka registered a 13th place finish during the second stage of the 2019 Tour de Limpopo which was…
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Tour de Limpopo 2019: Manizabayo Posts 24th Place Finish in Opening Stage
May,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36617" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Manizabayo Eric was the best ranked Rwandan at the Tour de Limpopo on Wednesday in Polokwane, South Africa[/caption] Rwanda’s first ever Continental Team, Benediction Excel Energy rider Eric Manizabayo finished 24th in the opening stage of the 2019 edition of the Tour de Limpopo which started today on Wednesday in Polokwane, South…
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Bolt, Farah, Dibaba to Grace Kigali Int’l Peace Marathon
May,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36594" align="alignnone" width="976"] Usain Bolt[/caption] International athletics legends led by Usain Bolt and Mohamed Farah are among delegates invited to spice up the 15th Kigali International Peace Marathon which will be staged on June 16 at Amahoro Stadium. The Kigali International Peace Marathon is expected to attract around 6,000 participants – professionals and amateurs…
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Benediction Excel Energy Eye Yellow Jersey at Tour de Limpopo
May,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36524" align="alignnone" width="873"] Team Benediction Excel Energy that will represent Rwanda in South Africa_ (L-R) Jean Bosco Nsengimana, Didier Munyaneza, Patrick Byukusenge, Eric Manizabayo and Bonaventure Uwizeyimana[/caption] Rwanda’s first ever Continental Team, Benediction Excel Energy has set focus on winning the yellow jersey at the 2019 Tour de Limpopo, a four-day UCI Africa Tour…
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Rwanda Seek Medals at World Taekwondo Championships in Manchester
May,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36494" align="alignnone" width="960"] Rwanda made its debut at the World Taekwondo Championships in 2015 in Chelyabinsk but are still searching for their first medal - something they hope to achieve at this year's event in Manchester[/caption] Rwanda National Taekwondo team is in Manchester, Great Britain ahead of the World Taekwondo Championships which is scheduled…
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FIFA MA Instructors Course Attracts 30 Rwandans
May,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Thirty Rwandan technical and physical referee instructors are taking part in the FIFA MA Instructors Course which started on Sunday at Hill Top Hotel in Kigali City. According to Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), the five-day course was officially opened by FERWAFA Vice President Marcel Habyarimana on Sunday. Habyarimana said, "I thank FIFA for this opportunity given…
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Rayon Sports Beat Amagaju to Reclaim Top Spot
May,12 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36436" align="alignnone" width="859"] 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[/caption] 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…
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ICC Women’s Qualifier Africa: Rwanda Lose to Tanzania to Finish Third in Pool A
May,12 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36433" align="alignnone" width="1199"] Rwandan cricket player seen in action against Tanzania on Saturday in Harare[/caption] Rwanda women cricket national team lost to Tanzania on Saturday to finish third in the final Group A match of the the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's Qualifier Africa 2019 which is underway in Harare. The game which was…
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ICC Women’s Qualifier Africa: Rwanda Lose to Zimbabwe
May,10 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36399" align="alignnone" width="800"] Rwanda cricket team seen in action against Zimbabwe in Thursday's match[/caption] Rwanda national women’s cricket team lost to hosts Zimbabwe in the third match of the on-going International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's Qualifier Africa 2019 on Thursday at Harare Sports Club. Rwanda only managed 63-8 as they fell to defeat by…
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Rwandan Rwatubyaye Joins MLS Side Colorado Rapids
May,09 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36367" align="alignnone" width="821"] Rwanda's defender Abdul Rwatubyaye has left Sporting KC for Colorado Rapids Soccer club in the US Major League Soccer[/caption] The Colorado Rapids is an American professional men's soccer team based in the Denver suburb of Commerce City, Colorado. The Rapids compete in Major League Soccer as a member of the Western…
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Cricket WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda Beat Mozambique in a Nail-biting Finish
May,08 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

RWANDA’s cricket team displayed impressive performances to make two successive victories at the ongoing African qualifiers for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup after beating Mozambique by one wicket on Wednesday at Old Hararians. The qualifiers tournament, which is underway until May 11, is hosted in Zimbabwe. The victory is the second for Joshua…
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CAF Club Licensing Regional Workshop Kicks off in Kigali
May,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36309" align="alignnone" width="1291"] Members of different CAF Member Associations who are attending the CAF Club Licensing Regional Workshop which started today in KIgali City[/caption] The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) Club Licensing Regional Workshop started on Tuesday at Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali City, Rwanda. Divided into two groups, the first workshop started…
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APR FC Held by AS Kigali to Slip-up Title Quest
May,03 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36216" align="alignnone" width="1000"] APR Fc forward Byiringiro Lague scored the opening goal for the military side when they faced AS Kigali on Friday at Stade de Kigali[/caption] Reigning champions APR FC blew away vital points against AS Kigali in the match day 26 of the Azam Rwanda Premier League as they were held to…
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Rayon Whips Espoir to Close Gap on APR
May,02 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36167" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Burundian striker Jules Ulimwengu scored a brace for Rayon Sports as they thrashed Espoir FC 4-0 on Thursday to close gap on arch rivals APR FC[/caption] Former league champions Rayon Sports FC went a point behind arch rivals APR FC after thrashing Espoir FC 4-0 on Thursday in a match day…
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18 Clubs Confirm Participation in 2019 Peace Cup Edition
May,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36148" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mukura VS will take part in the 2019 Peace Cup edition seeking to retain the title they won last year.[/caption] Eighteen clubs have expressed their interest to participate in the 2019 edition of the annual Peace Cup which is slated to start in June this year. The development was confirmed on…
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Rwandan Ladies Eye Impressive Show In Zimbabwe
May,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36139" align="alignnone" width="1071"] The Rwandan women cricket team seen in a recent tour to Nigeria. They will head to Zimbabwe this week for the 2019 ICC Africa World Cup Qualifiers.[/caption] The national women's cricket team players are shaping up ahead of the 2019 ICC Africa World Cup Qualifiers. The qualifiers, which are held after…
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Kenyan Bitok to End 10-year Tenure with Rwanda 
April,30 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36127" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda national volleyball team head coach Paul Bitok[/caption] Rwanda National Team volleyball head coach Paul Bitok is set to end his 10-year tenure with Rwanda next month. The former Kenyan international hinted on the development after leading both Rwandan men and women teams to the 2019 World Beach Championships in Germany.…
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Africa Beach Volleyball: Rwandan Teams Seal World Cup tickets
April,26 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_36050" align="alignnone" width="873"] Patrick Kavalo Akumuntu (L) and Olivier Ntagengwa[/caption] The senior national beach volleyball teams (Male and Women) secured tickets to the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships after cruising to the semi-final of the African Beach Nations Cup in Nigeria on Thursday. The male team composed of Olivier Ntagengwa and Patrick Kavalo…
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Rwanda to Launch Football for Schools Project with FIFA
April,23 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35983" align="alignnone" width="3442"] Already exists - Dream team football academy[/caption] Rwanda is expected to launch the new Football for Schools Programme in partnership with the world governing body FIFA in May 2019.  FIFA’s new Football for Schools Programme aims to make football more accessible to both boys and girls around the world by incorporating…
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Women Football: Scandinavia WFC Crash AS Kigali WFC to Go Top
April,23 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35954" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Scandinavia WFC's forward Uwimana Zawadi was pivotal as she created two goals for AS Kigali WFC[/caption] Rubavu District based club Scandinavia WFC defeated reigning champions AS Kigali WFC 3-0 on Sunday at Stade de Kigali in a match day nine of the 2019 Rwanda Women’s Football League to go top of…
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Last-minute Penalty by Rayon’s Sarpong Settles ‘Crazy’ Rwandan Derby
April,20 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rayon Sports FC snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over arch rivals APR FC thanks to a last-minute penalty from Ghanaian striker Michael Sarpong to close gap on the APR FC at the summit of the Azam Rwanda Premier League Standings. Both sides staged an entertaining game which was held at a fully packed 25,000-seater Amahoro Stadium on…
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Clash of Egos as Rayon Sports Face-off APR FC in Rwandan Derby
April,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The two biggest arch rival clubs in the Azam Rwanda Premier League, Rayon Sports FC and APR Fc, have once drawn the battle lines for an eagerly awaited derby. The two arch-rivals meet at the 25,000-seat Amahoro National Stadium on Saturday in a match day 23 encounter that may reshape the 2018/19 Azam Rwanda Premier…
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Rwanda to Host U-16 Girls and Boys Afrobasket Zone V Games
April,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35806" align="alignnone" width="800"] The National U-16 players taking part in recently drills at Petit Stade in Remera ahead of the continental championship[/caption] The International Basketball Federation’s African chapter, FIBA, has confirmed Rwanda as hosts of the 2019 U-16 Girls and Boys Afrobasket Zone V Games. According to Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) president Mugwiza Desire,…
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Top Ref Hakizimana Picked for 2019 Total AFCON Preps
April,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35758" align="alignnone" width="817"] C:\Users\USER\Desktop\The Rwandan referee Hakizimana Louis is among 27 referees picked for 2019 AFCON prep[/caption] Rwanda’s internationally accredited football referee Hakizimana Louis has been named in a 27-man list of the initial referees chosen to officiate the 2019 AFCON. The 2019 African Cup of Nations is set to take place in Egypt…
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ANOCA Youth Games Kick-off Today in Huye District
April,02 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35143" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Some of the Team Rwanda athletes seen with Huye District Mayor Ange Sebutege who visited the Rwanda's Olympic Village[/caption] The long-awaited inaugural ANOCA Zone V Youth Games begin today in Huye District attracting over 300 athletes from 12 countries battling for 39 medals. The five-day event will feature participants born between…
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FERWAFA Invitational Tournament: Tanzania Edge Cameroon
April,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35139" align="alignnone" width="667"] Serengeti Boys skipper Abraham Morice scored the opening goal for Tanzania as they defeated Cameroon 2-1 on Monday at Stade de Kigali (1)[/caption] The Serengeti Boys of Tanzania got off to a bright start as they defeated Cameroon’s Baby Lions 2-1 on the second day of the FERWAFA Under-17 invitational tournament…
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2019 Men’s African Club Championship: Gisagara Beaten by UCU in Pool B
April,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35136" align="alignnone" width="900"] Gisagara volleyball team players seen in action in the local league. Gisagara lost their opening game to UCU of Uganda at the Africa Men's club championship in Egypt.[/caption] Rwanda’s representative Gisagara volleyball club opened their account at the 2019 Africa Men’s Club Championship losing their Pool B tie against Uganda Christian…
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African Volleyball Club Champs: Gisagara Draws Egypt’s Smouha
March,31 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s representative at this year's Africa men volleyball club championships Gisagara have been drawn against Egyptian side Smouha and Libya’s Etihad in Pool B of the kicks off on Monday in Cairo Egypt. A total of 23 teams will be competing at this year’s championship and opening matches to go down on Monday. Besides Smouha…
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U-17 Tournament: Rwanda Lose Opening Tie to Cameroon
March,29 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35056" align="alignnone" width="1080"] The Junior Wasps lost the opening game to Cameroon in the FERWAFA U-17 Invitational Tournament which begun on Friday[/caption] Hosts Rwanda lost the opening game to Cameroon in the FERWAFA Under-17 Invitational tournament played at the Nyamirambo Stadium in Kigali on Friday. Moise Nyarugabo gave Rwanda the lead after 26 minutes…
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Tanzania’s Serengeti Stars in Rwanda ahead of invitational U-17 Tournament
March,28 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_35025" align="alignnone" width="590"] Tanzania's Serengeti Boys seen in action in a past match have arrived in Kigali City for the FERWAFA U17 Invitational Tournament[/caption] The Serengeti Boys of Tanzania arrived in Rwanda on Thursday morning ahead of the FERWAFA U-17 Invitational Tournament which starts on Friday, March 29, 2019. The team composed of 24…
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Cameroon’s U-17 Team in Kigali Ahead of Invitational Tournament
March,27 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34958" align="alignnone" width="750"] Cameroon U-17 National team is in Rwanda for the invitational tournament[/caption] The Cameroon’s Under 17 Boys team arrived in the country on Wednesday morning ahead of the upcoming Under 17 Mini Tournament which starts on Friday at Stade de Kigali. The Cameroonian delegation composed of 23 selected Lions plus members of the Technical…
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Kanyamihigo On Target As Rwanda Holds DR Congo In Women’s Friendly Match
March,27 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34955" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The She Amavubi[/caption] Rwanda senior women team forward Kanyamihigo Callixte helped Rwanda to force a draw against visitors DR Congo women’s national Olympic team in an international friendly match played on Tuesday at Stade Umuganda in Rubavu District. Kanyamihigo came off the bench, replacing Nyiramfashimana Marie Jeanne to snatch the equalizing…
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EAC Will Be Fully Represented at Africa Cup of Nations
March,25 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)
[caption id="attachment_34908" align="alignnone" width="660"] Taifa Stars led by striker Mbwana Samantha celebrate their Afcon qualification after beating Uganda 3-0 on Sunday in Dar es Salaam[/caption] The East Africa Community will have four sides at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after the qualifiers were completed on Sunday, the most representatives they have had at the…
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Top Ref Hakizimana Heads to Joburg for VAR Training
March,25 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34904" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwandan referee Hakizimana Louis is set to undergo VAR training in South Africa this week[/caption] Rwanda’s internationally accredited football referee Louis Hakizimana is among officials picked by CAF to receive first-hand training on the processes and technological aspects of the Fifa renowned Video Assistant Referees (VAR). VAR is a football assistant…
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Women Friendly: Rwanda Face off DR Congo on Tuesday
March,25 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34898" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The women national team players seen in training at Umuganda stadium on Monday[/caption] Rwanda senior women team takes on their counterparts DR Congo in an international friendly match which will be staged on Tuesday at Stade Umuganda. The women side has been in preparations since last week under the tutelage of…
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Rwanda Looks to Finish on a Bright Note
March,20 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Despite being out of contention for a place in the 2019 AFCON final tournament, Rwanda’s Amavubi team will go into Saturday’s final Group H qualifier against Cote d’Ivoire with a mission of securing a win away from home in Abidjan. The Amavubi head coach Mashami Vincent who named a 23-man strong team believes that the…
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Africa Women’s Club Champs: RRA Suffer Second Defeat
March,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34696" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Rwanda Revenue Authority players seen in action against FAP of Cameroon on Monday in Cairo, Egypt[/caption] Rwanda Revenue Authority suffered a second successive defeat at the 2019 Women’s African Club championship. The Rwandan side lost 0-3 (28-30, 19-25 and 16-25) in straight sets to FAP of Cameroon in Pool C of the competition…
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African Continental Road Champs: Uhiriwe Wins Junior Men’s Road Race
March,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34684" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Renus Uhiriwe Byiza (Centre) won 104.4km junior men’s road race in Ethiopia on Monday to secure another gold medal for Rwanda[/caption] Rwanda’s Renus Uhiriwe Byiza won another gold medal for Rwanda in a sprint 104.4km junior men’s road race finish at the African Continental Road Championships in Ethiopia on Monday. Uhiriwe…
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Amavubi Pros Mvuyekure, Muhire Join Amavubi Camp
March,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34661" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Goalie Emery Mvuyekure who plys his trade with Tusker FC of Kenya has joined Amavubi team ahead of Cote d'Ivoire qualifying match on Sunday[/caption] The senior national football team, Amavubi, has been boosted with the arrival of professional duo of goalie Emery Mvuyekure and midfielder Kevin Muhire ahead of the upcoming…
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Africa Women’s Club Champs: Poor start for Rwanda Revenue Authority
March,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda Revenue Authority got off to a disappointing start of their campaign at the 2019 Women’s African Club championship as they lost 3-0 to Kenyan giants Pipeline in Pool C of the competition on Sunday at Al Ahly Hall in Cairo, Egypt. The Rwandan representatives lost to the Kenyan giants 0-3 in all the three…
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African Continental Road Champs: Mugisha Wins U23 ITT, Tuyishimire third
March,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s Mugisha Moise won the 46.6km individual time-trial in the U-23 category at the African Continental Road Championships in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on Sunday. Mugisha completed the course in 1:06:07, comfortably beating Ethiopian Redwan Ebrahim who clocked 1:07:28 while Algeria’s Mansouri Islam completed the podium with a total time of 1:09:15. In the men’s elite…
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Women’s African Club Championship: RRA to Start Continental Journey against Pipeline
March,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s representatives at the 2019 Women’s African Club Championship, Rwanda Revenue Authority, will start the tournament against African bronzemedalist Kenya Pipeline on Sunday. The championship served off Saturday in Cairo, Egypt. The seven-time reigning champions were drawn in Group C along with Pipeline of Kenya, Shooting of Egypt and FAP of Cameroon. The game, which is…
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Police FC Coach Mphande Slapped with a 4-month Ban
March,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Police FC head coach Joel Albert Mphande has been banned for the rest of the 2018/19 Azam Rwanda Premier League season for abusing and attempting to beat an assistant referee. The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) found Coach Mphande guilty of ‘attempting to cause bodily injury’ towards the assistant referee Muhire Faradji who handled the Azam…
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African Continental Road Champs: Rwanda Bags Three Medals In TTT
March,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34568" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Team Rwanda riders celebrate their medals won in the Men's Elite & U23 category on the opening day of the Africa Road Continental championship underway in Ethiopia[/caption] Rwanda finished on the podium thrice as they won silver medal in the men’s elites and two bronze medals in the men’s junior and…
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2019 AFCON Qualifier: Amavubi Commence Preparations Ahead of Cote d’Ivoire Tie
March,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34524" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Rwanda's Amavubi team started preparations of the upcoming 2019 AFCON Qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday at Amahoro stadium[/caption] Rwanda’s men’s senior team, Amavubi begun preparations on Thursday ahead of the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Cote d’Ivoire scheduled to be played on Saturday, March 23 at Stade…
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Team Rwanda in Ethiopia for African Road Champs
March,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) sent a 14-member Team Rwanda riders on Wednesday to Ethiopia to compete in the African Continental Road Championships scheduled to start this weekend in Bahir Dar. The 14th edition of the annual event since its inauguration in 2005 will be staged from March 14 to 19, attracting the best cyclists…
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RRA Out to Shine at Africa Women Club Champs in Cairo
March,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) women’s volleyball club will be banking on the experience of their local players to reclaim Rwanda’s lost glory in the continental scene, when the championship serves off on March 16 through to March 26 in the Egyptian captain – Cairo. The tax collectors who have been holding intensive training heads to…
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Amavubi Coach Mashami Names 27-man Squad for Cote d’Ivoire Clash
March,11 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s Amavubi team head coach Mashami Vincent has named a 27-man provisional team that enters residential camp on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at La Palisse Hotel in Bugesera District. Amavubi are set to take on the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due on Saturday, March 23, 2019…
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Giancarlo Wins Nyirangarama Tare Rally Sprint
March,10 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34300" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Giancarlo Davite and Yan Demester celebrating their first victory of the Rwandan rallying season in Rulindo district over the weekend[/caption] The 2019 season got underway with the first event of the year, Nyirangarama Tare Rally Sprint 2019, successfully coming to an end on Saturday in Rulindo District. The rally which had…
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Rwandan Referee Twagirumukiza pre-selected for CAF U-17 Tourney
March,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34144" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Twagirumukiza Abdul Karim has been selected for a preparation course of the match officials of the 2019 CAF U17 Tournament[/caption] Referee Abdul Karim Twagirumukiza is among 15 center referees and 14 assistant referees who could be retained to take charge of matches in the upcoming 2019 Under 17 AFCON Tournament to…
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Eritrean Ref Teklu to officiate Cote d’Ivoire-Rwanda Afcon Qualifier
March,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33998" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi-forward-Kagere-Meddie-attempts-to-challenge-Ivory-Coast-and-Manchester-United-defender-Eric-Bailly-during-the-2019-AFCON-Qualifier-staged-on-Sunday-at-Stade-de-Kigali[/caption] Eritrean referee Tsegay Mogos Teklu has been appointed by CAF to officiate Rwanda’s final game in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with Cote d’Ivoire on Saturday, March 23 in Abidjan. Teklu will be assisted by his countrymen Berhe Tesfagiorghis and Michael Habte Bereke on the lines with Yonas…
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Dates Confirmed for 2020 CHAN Qualifiers
March,03 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33933" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Thierry Manzi who was part of the 2018 CHAN in Morocco will be pivotal for Rwanda as they seek to qualify for the next edition of 2020 CHAN finals which will be held in Ethiopia.[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed dates for the first and second round of…
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Rwandan Mukansanga Picked for 2019 Women’s World Cup in France
March,03 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s top woman referee Mukansanga Radia Salma has been named to the 75-woman list of match officials for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 27 referees and 48 assistant referees, representing 42 different countries, for the Women’s World Cup. The 28-year - arguably the best and most famous female…
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Tour du Rwanda (2.1): Debesay Takes Solo Victory in Penultimate Stage
March,02 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Eritrean Yakob Debesay Abreham won the penultimate stage of 2019 Tour du Rwanda on Saturday, attacking with 20km and holding off the peloton to take an impressive solo victory in 2h12’35. Alessandro Fedelli (Delko Marseille Provence) and Adrien Guillonnet (Interpro Cycling Academy) completed the podium in 02H12'56. On Saturday, Debesay who finished second in the…
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Tour du Rwanda (2.1): Perfect Birthday Gift for Polish Kasperkiewicz as he Wins Stage 6
March,01 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33914" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Polish Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz celebrating stage 6 victory in Nyamata on Friday[/caption] Polish Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz celebrated his 25th birthday in style by winning stage six of the Tour du Rwanda in Nyamata on Friday.   Kasperkiewicz of team Delko-Marseille registered his 4th success of his career as he won the 121.1km stage from…
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Tour du Rwanda (2.1): Biniam Beats Areruya to Win Stage Five
February,28 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33863" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Hailu Girmay[/caption] Eritrean Biniam Hailu Girmay ended Rwanda’s chances of registering a stage victory as he claimed the 138.7km stage five from Karongi district to Musanze District on Thursday. With over 100km in lead, Rwandan riders led by regning African cyclist of the year Areruya Joseph of Delko-Marseille Provence, Munyaneza Didier…
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Tour du Rwanda (2.1): Avira Wins Stage Four, Kudus Retains Yellow Jersey
February,27 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Israel Cycling Academy rider Edwin Alcibiades Avila Vanegas registered his first season’s victory after claiming stage four of the 2019 Tour du Rwanda on Wednesday in Karongi district. Avila claimed stage four victory from Rubavu Disrict to Karongi over 102.6km after clocking 02h37'32" to win a bunch sprint beating Pablo Torres Muino of Interpro Cycling…
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Merhawi Kudus Wins Tour du Rwanda’s Toughest, Maintains Overall Lead
February,26 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33786" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Merhawi Kudus[/caption] Astana Pro team and Eritrea’s Merhawi Kudus made it two in a row after he won the longest stage, 213.2km third stage of the Tour du Rwanda which started in Huye District and climaxed in Rubavu District on Tuesday. The Eritrean completed the race in 05h21'15'', beating his closest…
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Tour du Rwanda: Kudus Wins Stage Two, Areruya Named Best Young Rider
February,25 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33599" align="alignnone" width="871"] Astana Pro Team rider Merhawi Kudus crossing the finish line in Huye district as he won the second stage of 2019 Tour du Rwanda on Monday[/caption] Astana Pro team and Eritrean rider Merhawi Kudus won the second stage of the 2019 Tour du Rwanda which winded on Monday in Huye District.…
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Rwandan Tuyisenge on Target as Gor Mahia Beat Hussein Dey in CAF CC
February,25 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33594" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi and Gor Mahia forward Tuyisenge Jacques seen celebrating the second goal he scored against Hussein Dey on Sunday in Nairobi.[/caption] Amavubi skipper Jacques Tuyisenge was on target as Kenyan champions Gor Mahia beat Algeria’s Algeria’s NA Hussein Dey 2-0 in a Group D Match of the CAF Confederations Cup on…
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Tour du Rwanda: Italian Alessandro Wins Opener and Takes Yellow Jersey
February,24 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Debutant Italian and Team-Delko Marseille Provenance rider Fedeli Alessandro was quick to display his talent on Sunday by winning the first stage of the 2019 Tour du Rwanda in Kigali. At almost 22, Alessandro has already had a good reputation in the youth category in Italy, including two stages of the Tour of Val d'Aosta…
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Gisagara lifts CAVB-Zone V Men’s Championship
February,24 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33575" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Gisagara-Volleyball-club-celebrating-the-CAVB-Zone-V-mens-title-alongside-Minister-of-health-Diane-Gashumba-and-State-Minister-of-Education-Isaac-Munyakazi-on-Saturday-night-at-Amahoro-Indoor-stadium[/caption] Rwandan side Gisagara Volleyball club won the inaugural edition of the CAVB-Zone V Club Championship which climaxed on Saturday night at Amahoro indoor stadium in Remera, Kigali City. Gisagara Volleyball Club trounced local rivals Rwanda Energy Group (REG) Volleyball Club 3-1 in the final which was massively attended by local…
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Tour du Rwanda’s 2.1 First Class Edition Begins with an Attractive Start-list
February,24 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33570" align="alignnone" width="730"] Tour du Rwanda routes[/caption] The D-day is finally here as Africa’s greatest cycling championship, Tour du Rwanda, a first class 2.1 UCI category edition starts today, February 24 and will run through until March 3, 2019. Tour du Rwanda which has entered a new era from a UCI 2.2 category race…
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Ethiopia Withdraws from 2019 Tour du Rwanda
February,23 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33538" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Team Ethiopia[/caption] Ethiopia national team has withdrawn from the 2019 inaugural edition of the Tour du Rwanda as a 2.1 UCI category race with just a few hours to its start. The 11th edition overall Tour du Rwanda which is arguably the biggest on the continent, gets underway on Sunday and…
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Arsenal Coaches deliver Attacking Football Philosophy to Rwandan coaches
February,22 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33512" align="alignnone" width="2016"] 50 coaches pose with their coaching certificates upon completion of the five-day coaching held in Kigali City[/caption] Arsenal FC Youth Coaches have completed a five-day coaching training course which imparted 50 Rwandan youth coaches with vital knowledge of an attacking football philosophy aimed at improving the quality of play in Rwanda.…
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How Much Is the Tour du Rwanda Purse? Prize Money Breakdown Revealed
February,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33470" align="alignnone" width="873"] Tour du Rwanda 2018 champion Samuel Mugisha will lead Team Dimension Data’s five-man team in the new revamped Tour du Rwanda[/caption] The 2019 Tour du Rwanda considered as Africa’s biggest cycling race takes place from Sunday, February 24 through to Sunday, March 3. There will be 17 teams competing for some…
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Bright Start for Rwandan Quartet in Africa Zone V Club Champs
February,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33460" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Gisagara men's volleyball club celebrate their victory over Burundi's Amicale on the opening day of the Africa Zone V Volleyball championship which started on Wednesday at Amahoro Indoor stadium[/caption] Rwandan representatives UTB, Gisagara, REG and Kirehe men’s volleyball clubs ensured a bright start in the inaugural Africa Zone Five volleyball club…
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FIBA WC Qualifiers: Bosnjak Names Final Squad for Second Round Qualifiers
February,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33415" align="alignnone" width="667"] Shyaka Olivier leads Rwanda team to Abidjan for the final qualification round as the new team captain.[/caption] Rwanda basketball team head coach Vladimir Bosnjak has named the final squad of payers who will take part in the sixth and final qualification round of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers scheduled…
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Regional Clubs Descend to Kigali Ahead of Zone V Club Volleyball Championship
February,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33412" align="alignnone" width="873"] APR and REG are among the five teams, along with Gisagara, Kirehe and UTB, that will represent Rwanda in a regional tournament due this week in Kigali [/caption] Seven regional clubs are expected in Kigali today ahead of the inaugural edition of the regional Africa Zone V Club Championship slated for February…
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Blow for Amavubi as Monnet-Paquet Suffers Knee Injury
February,19 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33408" align="alignnone" width="800"] Monnet-Pacque seen in action against PSG in the French Ligue 1 suffered a knee injury to bow out of the season[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team will have to wait a bit longer to secure the services of Rwandan-French born striker Kevin Monnet Paquet after being rule out for six months with a…
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Tour du Rwanda: Team Novo Nordisk Eye Success in 2019 Edition
February,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33373" align="alignnone" width="1000"] David Lozano seen in last year's edition where he took the victory on the penultimate stage and placed four Top three rankings[/caption] Team Novo Nordisk has lined up a strong squad with a mission of replicating the success achieved in 2018 when Spaniard David Lozano took the victory on the penultimate…
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Rwanda to Compete in NBA’s Maiden Professional League, Basketball Africa League
February,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33365" align="alignnone" width="2090"] The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in January, and former President Barack Obama is among those who are expected to have direct involvement with the league’s operations[/caption] Rwanda is among twelve African nations that will take in NBA’s first professional basketball league outside of North America,…
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FIBA Qualifiers: Rwanda Lines Up Two Friendlies against Kenya
February,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33297" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda team player Olivier Shyaka seen against Central Africa Republic in the last qualification campaign held in Nigeria in September last year[/caption] The National men’s senior basketball team will face Kenya in two build-up matches this week as part of preparations for the upcoming 2nd round of FIBA world cup qualifiers,…
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CAF CL: Rwandan Kagere Hands Simba Vital Win over Al Ahly
February,12 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33275" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda's Simba SC striker Meddie Kagere scored the lone goal of the game as Simba mauled Al Ahly of Egypt in a Group D game of CAF Champions League played on Tuesday in Tanzania.[/caption] Tanzanian giants SC Simba edged Al Ahly of Egypt in the return leg of Group D match…
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FIFA Opens third Regional Office in Addis Ababa
February,12 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33244" align="alignnone" width="807"] Ethiopia’s Minister of Youth and Sport, Ato Ristu Yirdaw together with Fifa President Gianni Infantino performed the official opening ceremony in the presence of Football Federation Presidents from CECAFA region[/caption] Football associations in the Cecafa region with Rwanda inclusive will no longer have to go all the way to Zurich in…
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FIBA Africa Basketball League: REG Falls Short of Elite 8 Knock-out Slot
February,11 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33222" align="alignnone" width="1000"] REG shooting guard Kenneth Gasana seen against Al Ahly player in Sunday's game, led all scorers with 29 points and 6 rebounds[/caption] Rwandan side, Rwanda Energy Group (REG) failed to advance to the Elite 8 Knock-out stage of the FIBA Africa Basketball League as they narrowly lost to Group C hosts…
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Rwandan Mugisha Claims Final Stage of Tour de l’Espoir
February,10 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33207" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Moise Mugisha.[/caption] Team Rwanda rider Moise Mugisha won the last stage of the second edition of the U-23 African Cycling Race also known as "Tour de l'espoir" on Saturday in Yaounde, Cameroon. Mugisha, crossed the finish line after holding off the chasers to win from a solo breakaway in 1:57:29 over…
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REG Off to a Good Start in FIBA AfroLeague
February,09 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda Energy Group basketball club sealed a perfect start in the FIBA Africa Basketball League (AfroLeague) as they defeated Mozambican side Ferroviario da Beira in the opening game of Group C played on Friday night in Cairo. The Rwandan representative managed by head coach Patrick Ngwijuruvugo defeated Ferroviario da Beira 86-77 to launch a bright…
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ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Arrives in Kigali
February,08 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33167" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The British High Commissioner to Rwanda Her Excellency Jo Lomas alongside the Rwanda Cricket Association president Eddie Balaba welcoming the ICC World Cup trophy to Rwanda on Friday[/caption] The International Cricket Council’s World Cup Trophy has arrived in Kigali for a three-day stay in Rwanda as part of its journey around…
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APR FC Appoint Serbian Krmpotic on One-year Deal
February,08 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33163" align="alignnone" width="766"] Serbian Zlatko Krmpotic has been unveiled as the head coach of APR FC[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions APR FC have appointed Serbian Zlatko Krmpotic to manage the military side on a one-year renewable contract. The 61-year-old Serbian, last on the books of South Africa’s Royal Eagles, has replaced fellow…
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Mukansanga Enhances World Cup Preps in Doha
February,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33126" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwandan referee Salma Mukansanga seen in action in the Azam Rwanda Premier League[/caption] Rwanda’s top women referee Mukansanga Radia Salma is in Doha, Qatar alongside other 26 referees and 48 assistant referees undergoing preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup which will be held from June 7 – July 7…
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Rwanda Moves Up Two Places in First Ranking of 2019
February,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33104" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda's Amavubi team has seen improvements in the first FIFA ranking of the 2019, moving from 137 to 135[/caption] FIFA have released their latest set of rankings and Rwanda has improved two places to 135 following an inactive month of January which has not seen any competition of sorts. Rwanda are…
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REG Ready to Battle for Honours at FIBA AfroLeague
February,06 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33070" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda's international player Kenny Gasana seen in national team colors, will feature for REG in the upcoming Afroleague tournament in Egypt[/caption] Aiming to make an impact at the upcoming FIBA Africa Basketball League (FIBA ABL), Rwanda’s representatives Rwanda Energy Group (REG) Basketball club have been boosted with three new international players…
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Rwandan Defender Rwatubyaye Joins MLS Side Sporting Kansas City
February,06 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33066" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwatubyaye Abdul is set to become the first Rwandan to feature in the MLS league[/caption] Amavubi center back Abdul Rwatubyaye has agreed a one-year contract with USA club Sporting Kansas City to become the first Rwandan player to feature in the MLS history. Major League Soccer is a men's professional soccer…
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Tour de l’Espoir: Team Rwanda Finish 7th in Team Time Trial
February,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_33012" align="alignnone" width="873"] Jean Damascene Ruberwa, who was part of last year’s triumphant Team Rwanda, is the only rider making a second appearance at the UCI Under-23 race[/caption] Team Rwanda started their title defense of the 2019 Tour de l’Espoir by posting a seventh-place finish on the opening day’s event, the Team Time Trial…
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ARPL: Mukura VS Move Second with Win Over Etincelles FC
February,05 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Peace Cup holders Mukura VS warmed up for their last first leg game of the Azam Rwanda Premier League against Gicumbi FC by coasting past Etincelles FC 2-1 on Monday at Huye Stadium. A brace from Twizerimana Onesme handed Mukura VS deserved points in a match day 14 of the Azam Rwanda Premier League rescheduled…
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Bayisenge seals move to Bangladesh side Saif Sporting Club
January,31 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32888" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Rwandan defender Bayisenge Emery completed a two-year contract move to Bangladesh side Saif Sporting Club where he will stay until 2021.[/caption] Rwanda international defender Emery Bayisenge has penned a two-year contract deal with Bangladesh Premier League side Saif Sporting Club. The former Isonga and APR central defender signed the contract on…
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Rwanda to Face Somalia 2020 CHAN Qualifiers
January,30 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32836" align="alignnone" width="873"] Amavubi and APR FC forward Sugira Ernest who exhibited excellent perfomances during the 2016 CHAN tournament is among key players who will feature in the qualification phase for 2020 CHAN tournament[/caption] Rwanda will face Somalia in the opening phase of the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers, whose final tournament…
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AS Kigali Primed to Capture 2019 Heroes Cup
January,30 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32815" align="alignnone" width="1128"] AS Kigali is in pole position to win the 2019 Heroes Cup should they win their last match against Etincelles FC[/caption] Kigali City sponsored side AS Kigali is favourite to snatch their maiden 2019 Heroes Cup title after securing four points in two matches played so far. AS Kigali have so…
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Rwanda Women Lose to Nigeria in T20 Bilateral Tour
January,30 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32808" align="alignnone" width="864"] Rwanda women team player Iriho Veronique was named the player of the series and best bowler after the one-week Rwandan tour of Nigeria[/caption] Rwanda women’s cricket team managed a 2-3 result performance over hosts Nigeria in the one-week first leg of a bilateral international friendly series which concluded on Tuesday in…
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Heroes Cup 2019: UTB Sweeps Volleyball Titles
January,28 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32726" align="alignnone" width="1152"] UTB men's volleyball being crowned champions of the 2019 Heroes Cup Tournament over the weekend[/caption] The University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) dominated the 2019 Volleyball Heroes Cup Tournament as they won all titles in men and women categories respectively. In the final matches staged at Amahoro indoor stadium…
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Amissa Bongo 2019: Areruya Crowned African Cyclist of the Year, Munyaneza Claims the Best Young Rider’s Jersey
January,28 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Team Rwanda and French side Delko Marseille Provence KTM rider Joseph Areruya was crowned the African Cyclist of the year on Sunday after the climax of the 2019 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo. Areruya was named as the African Cyclist of the Year 2018 in December – becoming the first Rwandan to win the highly coveted…
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Goals Galore as Sunrise FC Edge Reigning Champions APR FC
January,23 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32485" align="alignnone" width="800"] Sunrise FC players seen in a past league match, frustrated reigning champions APR FC as they won their last first leg tie 3-2 on Wednesday in Nyagatare District[/caption] Goals rained down in Nyagatare District on Wednesday as Sunrise FC subjected APR FC to a second defeat of the season following a…
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Amissa Bongo 2019: Munyaneza Holds Onto Young Rider’s Jersey after Stage 3
January,23 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32475" align="alignnone" width="717"] Rwandan rider Munyaneza Didier retained the best young rider's jersey for a third day running in the 2019 Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon on Wednesday[/caption] Team Rwanda rider Munyaneza Didier commonly known as Mbappe to his fans maintained good performances in the on-going Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour as he retained the…
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Rwandan Uwizeyimana Finishes Third in Tropical Amissa Bongo
January,22 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32390" align="alignnone" width="768"] Bonaventure Uwizeyimana. secured a third place finish in stage two of the 2019 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo held on Tuesday in Gabon[/caption] Team Rwanda secured another podium finish as rider Bonaventure Uwizeyimana finished third in the second stage of the 2019 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo where cyclists covered 170km from Franceville…
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Yorkshire Tea to Embark On Cricket Coaching In Schools
January,22 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Yorkshire Tea is set to join forces with Cricket Builds Hope Charity and the Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) in launching the initiative to make cricket coaching available to school children and young people on Gisovu’s four tea estates over the next three years. According to Yorkshirepost.co.uk, the coaching program is scheduled to start next month in…
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Rwandan Referee Ishimwe to Handle CAF U-20 Tourney in Niger
January,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected twenty four referees, including one Rwandan, Jean Claude Ishimwe, to manage the final stage of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations due in Niger next month. Ishimwe is part of the selected twelve (12) Referees and 12 Assistant Referees that will handle the tournament scheduled for…
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Rwanda’s Areruya Embarks on Tropicale Amissa Bongo Title Defence
January,21 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwandan Joseph Areruya, bidding for a record-second title, and 89 other riders set off on the first stage of the 2019 Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Monday, January 21 from Bongoville, Gabon on and will conclude on Saturday in Libreville, the nation’s capital. The annual event, which was held for the first time in 2006, is…
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Rwanda Drawn Against Ivory Coast, Senegal in Africa Rugby Silver Cup
January,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32249" align="alignnone" width="873"] Silverbacks seen here in a past competition will take part in the Africa Silver Cup slated for June this year.[/caption] The senior men’s national rugby team, Silverbacks, has been placed in Group B of second tier of Africa Rugby competitions, Africa Rugby Silver Cup 2019 edition. Rwanda will face hosts Ivory…
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Team Rwanda Departs for La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tonight
January,18 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32242" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The 2018 winner of Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Joseph Areruya will put his title back in challenge leading the national team of Rwanda[/caption] Team Rwanda departs for Gabon tonight ahead of the 14th edition of the Tour of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo which will run from January 21 through to 27, 2019. The…
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Rwanda Women Cricket Team Set for Nigeria Tour
January,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32223" align="alignnone" width="968"] A world cricketer Catia Uwamahoro[/caption] Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has named a 14-women team to represent the country at the Nigeria-Rwanda Women Bilateral Series set to be held in Abuja from January 23rd -30th, 2019. The Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) General Manager Emmanuel Byiringiro told KT Sports that the upcoming tour…
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Sudan’s El Hilal in Huye Ahead of Mukura VS Return Leg
January,17 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Sudan’s flag bearer El Hilal Omburman arrived in Kigali City on Wednesday night ready for Saturday’s return leg of the second 1/16th round of the CAF Confederations Cup against Mukura VS. The 27-man delegation led by head coach Irad Zaafouri spent a night at Galileo Hotel in Huye District. They will hold today’s training session at…
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Three lucky Arsenal Fans Given Chance to Win an 8-day all-inclusive Trip to Rwanda
January,15 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Visit Rwanda, Arsenal Football Club’s official Tourism Partner and its first shirt sleeve partner has given three lucky Members a opportunity to visit the Arsenal Training Centre in ‘Champion Challenge’ which will be held at Arsenal’s training ground for the chance to win an 8-day all-inclusive trip to Rwanda. The development was confirmed on Monday…
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Israel Cycling Academy confirmed for 2019 Tour du Rwanda
January,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32087" align="alignnone" width="848"] The 2019 roster of riders for Israel Cycling Academy[/caption] Isarel’s top professional cycling club is the latest addition to the strong roster of teams which will take part in the 2019 Tour du Rwanda which will roll out of Kigali on February 24 for eight days of racing. The development was…
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Patriots BBC, APR Women BBC Claim Crucial Victories
January,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32068" align="alignnone" width="819"] APR BBC women seen against UR women BBC over the week-end[/caption] Holders Patriots BBC and APR Women Basketball Club ended the weekend on a perfect note as they won their respective matches in men and women categories in the BK National Basketball League. On Friday, Patriots defeated strugglers Rusizi 80-54 before…
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Al Hilal Omburman too strong for Mukura VS
January,14 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s flag bearer in the CAF Confederation Cup, Mukura VS suffered a poor start to their bid of reaching the lucrative stage as they lost 0-3 away to Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omburman in Khartoum on Sunday night. Goals from Mohamed Mukhtar, Idriss Mbombo and Mohamed Bashir inspired the home side to a morale boosting…
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Kagere strikes as Simba downs Algerian side JS Saoura
January,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Amavubi forward Meddie Kagere struck a brace to help Tanzanian champions SC Simba beat Algerian side JS Saoura 3-0 in a Group D match of the CAF Champions League on Saturday at Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium. Kagere snatched a brace following an early strike from Ugandan import Emmanuel Okwi who put the home side ahead.…
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Africa Basketball League: REG face tough opponents, Al Ahly & Primeiro de Agosto
January,13 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

A Rwanda flag bearer, Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has been drawn against tough African giants Al Ahly and Primeiro de Agosto in the inaugural edition of the FIBA Africa Basketball League. The draw ceremony for the inaugural edition of the FIBA Africa Basketball League was held on Saturday night at Hotel Pullman, in the Ivorian…
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Rwanda Ready to host 1st Zone V Genocide Memorial Youth Games
January,11 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32028" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) president Ambassador Valens Munyabagisha has confirmed Rwanda's readiness to host the regional youth games in April this year[/caption] Rwanda National Olympic and Sport Committee is ready to host the first ANOCA Zone V Genocide Memorial Youth Games. The President of Rwanda National Olympic and…
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2019 Heroes Cup set to begin On January 26
January,10 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31948" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Rayon Sports striker Michael Sarpong seen against APR Fc's Iranzi Jean Claude in last month's ARPL derby match. APR FC and Rayon SPorts will again clash on the final day of the 2019 Heroes Cup edition.[/caption] The 2019 edition of the Heroes Cup Tournament has been set to begin on January…
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Dates for Kigali International Peace Marathon Confirmed
January,08 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31899" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwandan athletes seen participating in the Kigali International Peace Marathon last year in Kigali City[/caption] The 15th Edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon will be staged on June 16th, 2019 according to Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF). Jean-Pierre Ndacyayisenga, the technical director of the Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) confirmed the development to…
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Muhire Agrees Professional Deal With Egyptian Side Misr Lel – Makkasa SC
January,08 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31863" align="alignnone" width="873"] Kevin Muhire (with the ball) was instrumental in Rayon Sports’ impressive campaign to quarter-finals of CAF Confederation Cup this year[/caption] Amavubi promising forward Muhire Kevin has agreed to a three-year professional contract move to Egyptian Premier League side Misr Lel-Makkasa SC. Muhire, a former Rayon Sports striker has been undergoing trials…
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Dream Team Claims National Taekwondo Honours
January,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31841" align="alignnone" width="745"] Some of the junior players taking part in the 7th National tawokondo[/caption]  Dream Taekwondo Club defied odds to take the 7th Rwanda National Taekwondo Championship which was held over the weekend at Amahoro Indoo Stadium. The Gatenga-based club edged Dream Fighters Taekwondo Club and sixteen other clubs to win the national title…
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Patriots BBC Maintains Unbeaten Record
January,07 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31820" align="alignnone" width="873"] Steven Havugintwari (left) scored 16 points as Patriots edged Espoir BBC to extend their unbeaten record in BK National Basketball Competition[/caption] Reigning champions Patriots Basketball club maintained a perfect start to the start as they went six matches unbeaten following their 70-54 victory over Espoir BBC in the Bank of Kigali…
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Rwanda to Launch Rwf24Bn Stadiums
January,04 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31763" align="alignnone" width="1008"] Bugesera stadium artistic impression[/caption] Football enthusiasts across the Eastern Province will since August watch soccer from state-of-the-art stadiums being constructed across the Province. Three stadiums under construction in Bugesera, Ngoma and Nyagatare districts in line with the Government’s seven-year programme to promote sports are expected to be completed in August at…
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CECAFA U-20 Championships Called Off
January,03 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20362" align="alignnone" width="850"] Cecafa secretary Nicholas Musonye[/caption] The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has called off the regional Under-20 Championships which was slated to be hosted in Uganda from January 14-27, 2019. The CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye confirmed the development on New Year in a communication sent to all…
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2018 In Review: Cycling Ticks All Boxes
January,02 2019 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20926" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Media fraternity, the public receives Areruya Joseph after winning Tour de l'Espoir[/caption] In the 2018 End of Year Message, President Paul Kagame was thankful to all Rwandan athletes for doing a good job in 2018, but cycling attracted most of his attention. Part of his message reads: “In other areas, including…
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CAF CC: Mukura VS to Face Sudanese Giants Al Hilal
December,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31273" align="alignnone" width="762"] Rwandan side Mukura VS[/caption] Rwanda’s lone representatives in the CAF Interclubs Competitions, Mukura VS has been drawn against Sudanese most successful club Al Hilal Omdurman in the second 1/16th round of the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2018/19. The draw procedure for the draw of the second 1/16th round of the Total…
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FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Bosnjak Summons Rwanda Squad for Second Round Preps
December,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31550" align="alignnone" width="981"] Rwanda's power forward Kami Kabange seen against Nigeria in the previous qualification window held in Lagos in September.[/caption] Rwanda national basketball senior team head coach Vladimir Bosnjak has summoned a provisional squad of 23 players to start preparations for the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers. The…
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CAF CC: Mukura VS to Know Play-Off Round Opponent on Friday
December,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31529" align="alignnone" width="990"] Mukura VS's Rugirayabo Hassan seen against Al Hilal Obeid's defender in Saturday's return leg of the first round.[/caption] MUKURA Victory Sports will on Friday this week know their opponent in the play-off round of the Total CAF Confederation Cup. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will hold the draw ceremony for…
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CAF CC: Mukura VS Through to Play-Off Round
December,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31524" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mukura VS players lift their coach Francis Christian Haringingo in jubilations upon sealing qualification to the next round of the CAF Confederations Cup on Saturday[/caption] Rwanda’s representatives Mukura VS sealed another milestone as they defeated Sudanese side Al Hilal Obeid 5-4 on penalties to qualify to the play-off round of the…
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Patriots Edge REG In Bitter Rival BK Basketball League Clash
December,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Holders Patriots edged bitter rivals Rwanda Energy Group (REG) 82-78 in a Bank of Kigali National Basketball League match played on Friday night at Amahoro indoor stadium. Both sides played a 15-all draw in the first quarter then REG took control of the second quarter winning 17-12. However, Patriots bounced back to win the third…
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Rwanda’s Areruya is the African Cyclist of the Year
December,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21707" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Fans Lift up Areruya Joseph upon arrival at Kigali International Airport on February 5th[/caption] Rwanda’s Joseph Areruya has been named African cyclist of the year. The organisers of the trophy, Tropicale Amissa Bongo, announced the winner’s name on Friday morning. Areruya, the reigning champion of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo is the…
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Rwanda Team for 2019 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Named
December,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

RWANDA Cycling Federation has named the national team for the 14th edition of the Tour of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo which will run from January 21 through to 27, 2018 in Gabon. The six-man team was announced by the local federation on Thursday night. It includes; reigning champion Joseph Areruya, Tour du Cameroun reigning champion Uwizeyimana Bonaventure, Uwizeye…
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Rwanda End 2018 Fifa Ranking at 137
December,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31478" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda's Amavubi team which had mixed results this year, will start the new year ranked in 137th according to FIFA rankings[/caption] Rwanda have ended 2018 as the 137th best-ranked team, according to the final FIFA’s world rankings of the year. The Amavubi Stars remained unmoved at 137th in the global ratings announced on…
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CAF CC: Al Hilal Elobied Arrives Ahead of Mukura VS Return Leg
December,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31427" align="alignnone" width="1050"] Some of the El Hilal Sports Club El Obeid players upon arrival at Kigali International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. Photo-Rwanda Magazine.[/caption] Sudanese representatives El Hilal Sports Club El Obeid arrived in Rwanda's capital Kigali Wednesday afternoon ahead of the return leg clash of the CAF Confederations Cup slated for Saturday at…
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Man Utd draw PSG in Champions League, Liverpool to Face Bayern Munich
December,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31337" align="alignnone" width="964"] Bring on the Germans! Liverpool handed showdown with Bayern, Tottenham face Dortmund and Man City get lucky with Schalke... as Manchester United land daunting tie with PSG in Champions League last 16[/caption] Manchester United have drawn Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Liverpool will face Bayern…
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CECAFA U-20 Championships Adjourned to January 2019
December,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31321" align="alignnone" width="4032"] The CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye addressing the media mid this year in Tanzania[/caption] The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has adjourned the regional Under-20 Championships to January 14-27, 2019. The CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye confirmed the development today in an interview with KT Press. “Uganda…
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BK Basketball League: REG Maintains Lead after Successful Weekend
December,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31316" align="alignnone" width="878"] REG's Beleck Bell seen against UGB in Friday's BK basketball League played over the weekend[/caption] Rwanda Energy Group (REG) has maintained their lead on the BK Basketball League standings after a weekend of successive results registered over UGB and UR-CASS basketball Clubs. The 2017 champions started their weekend campaign as they…
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Mukura VS holds Al Hilal Al Ubayyid in CAF Confed Cup
December,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

Rwanda Peace Cup holders Mukura VS secured a vital away result as they held Sudan’s Al Hilal Al Ubayyid to a barren draw in the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup first round at the Shikan Castle Stadium, El Obeid on Saturday evening. The Rwandan outfit created some glaring goals scoring opportunities but was…
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Mugisha Takes Final Race, Gasore Claims Second Rwanda Cycling Cup title
December,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Nyabihu cycling club rider Gasore Hategeka was crowned the overall winner of the 2018 Rwanda Cycling Cup Series on Saturday. The final race which climaxed the 2018 edition of the Rwanda Cycling Cup attracted some of the foreign-based and local riders namely; Valens Ndayisenga who was riding for Les Amiss Sportifs after his contract with…
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BK Basketball League: Patriots, REG Return Back to Action
December,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Patriots basketball club return back in action in match day six of the BK Basketball National League scheduled on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Rwanda Energy Group (REG), 2017 champions, who maintains unbeaten record in three matches played so far have six points. They face UGB Basketball club at…
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Rusheshangoga’s Stunning Win Earns APR Fc Bragging Rights over Rivals Rayon
December,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Right back Michel Rusheshangoga came off the bench to score a stunning 94th winning goal as reigning Azam Rwanda Premier League champions APR FC defeated arch-rivals Rayon Sports FC 2-1 in a match day eight derby encounter staged at Amahoro Stadium on Wednesday night. Issa Bigirimana put the hosts ahead in the 12th minute as he struck…
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CAF CC: Mukura VS Target Victory Away in Sudan
December,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31218" align="alignnone" width="810"] Head coach Christian Francis Haringingo seen briefing his players during a local league match. Mukura VS takes on Al Hilal Obeid on Saturday.[/caption] Rwanda’s Peace Cup holders Mukura VS heads to Sudan tonight ahead of their Total Confederations Cup first round, first leg clash against Al Hilal El Obeid due on…
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APR FC vs Rayon Sports FC Preview: Giants renew rivalry in fierce derby
December,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

There will be renewal of rivalry at Amahoro Stadium on Wednesday evening when Azam reigning champions APR Fc host perennial rivals Rayon Sports in the biggest match of the Azam Rwanda Premier League match. Rwanda’s traditional arch-rivals APR Fc and Rayon Sports FC face off in a highly anticipated league first leg clash scheduled to…
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CAF Confederations Cup: Mukura VS, Al Hilal El Obeid Match Officials Named
December,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30969" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mukura VS defender David Nshimirimana seen in celebration with his team mates after scoring the lone goal of the game on Wednesday at Stade Huye[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed match officials who will handle Mukura VS’ Total Confederation Cup first round matches against Al Hilal El Obeid.…
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Ghanaian Sarpong on target for Rayon Sports as AS Kigali’s misery continues
December,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Former league champions Rayon Sports Fc registered a 1-0 win over AS Kigali in a match day seven encounter of the Azam Rwanda Premier League match staged on Sunday at Stade de Kigali. The Blues secured maximum points courtesy of Ghanaian Michael Sarpong’s strike which was scored in the 48th minute. The victory propelled the Blues…
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CAF CC: Mukura VS Edge Free State Stars to Cruise to First Round
December,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30969" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mukura VS defender David Nshimirimana seen in celebration with his team mates after scoring the lone goal of the game on Wednesday at Stade Huye[/caption] Rwanda’s Peace Cup holders Mukura VS has cruised to the first round of the Total CAF Confederations Cup after defeating South African side Free State Stars…
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APR Fc Knocked Out of Total CAF Champions League
December,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30927" align="alignnone" width="873"] APR Fc team players seen in the first leg of the preliminary round last week suffered a 3-1 loss to Club Africain on Tuesday night to bow out of the CAF Champions League[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League reigning champions APR FC suffered an early exit from the 2018/19 CAF Champions League…
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FIFA Picks Rwandan Mukansanga for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019
December,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27902" align="alignnone" width="555"] Rwandan Salma Mukansanga has been picked to officiate next year's FIFA Women's World Cup[/caption] Rwandan Salma Rhadia Mukansanga has been listed among the list of referees that will officiate at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup which will be staged between June 7 and July 7, 2019 in France. The country’s…
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FERWAFA Imposes Sanctions on Rayon Sports and Sunrise Fc
December,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30903" align="alignnone" width="873"] Bonfils Caleb Bimenyimana has been handed a four-match ban for poor misconduct during match day three of the Azam Rwanda Premier League match between Sunrise Fc and Rayon Sport[/caption] The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has imposed disciplinary sanctions to Rayon Sports Fc striker Bimenyimana Caleb, Kit Manager Dushimimana Claude and Sunrise…
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Women Football: Rwanda, Cleveland Ambassadors Set for Friendlies Ties
December,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30860" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Some of the upcoming young girls taking part in the Ambassadors Football coaching clinic on Saturday[/caption] Rwanda’s best women select side and USA Women’s Premier League club Cleveland Ambassadors will face each other in two friendly matches lined up on December 3 and 8 in in Rubavu District and Kigali City. The…
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Gasore Takes Race for Culture to Keep Rwanda Cycling Cup 2018 Title Hopes Alive
December,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30855" align="alignnone" width="717"] Gasore Hategeka won Saturday's Race for Culture to cement his victory for 2018 Rwanda Cycling Cup Edition[/caption] Nyabihu Cycling Club rider Gasore Hategeka kept his hopes of winning this year’s edition of the 2018 Rwanda Cycling Cup alive after claiming the penultimate ‘Race for Culture’ on Saturday in Rwamagana. Hategeka cemented…
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Women Football: Rwanda, Cleveland Ambassadors to Face-off in Friendly Ties
December,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30833" align="alignnone" width="1080"] USA Women’s Premier League club Cleveland Ambassadors arrived in the country on Friday night ahead of friendly matches with Rwanda women team which will be held on December 3 and 8 in Rubavu and Kigali City[/caption] Rwanda’s best women select side and USA Women’s Premier League club Cleveland Ambassadors will face…
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CAF to decide new 2019 AFCON Host
December,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has until December 31, 2018 to decide the new host of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after stripping Cameroon of the hosting rights. According to a statement from CAF, the decision was taken today during an Extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee in Accra, Ghana. "One of the…
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Reigning Champions Patriots Edge IPRC Kigali to Launch Bright Start
December,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30824" align="alignnone" width="1080"] BK basketball national league[/caption] The National Basketball League champions Patriots begun their title defence on a perfect note as they thrashed IPRC Kigali 105-83 in the opening game of the BK Basketball National League staged on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Coached by Mwinuka Henry, Patriots BC won the first…
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Battle for Rwanda Cycling Cup Heads to Rwamagana
November,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30814" align="alignnone" width="750"] Gasore Hategeka (Nyabihu Cycling Club) will be aiming to win Saturday's Race for Culture to cement his leading position on of the Rwanda Cycling Cup Standings[/caption] The battle for 2018 Rwanda Cycling Cup Honours heads into the first-last race on the 12-race Rwanda Cycling Cup calendar with the Race for Culture…
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10 Crews Set for 35th Rally des Mille Collines
November,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30792" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda's Jean Claude Gakwaya is the reigning national rally champion[/caption] Ten rally crews from Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda will compete in the 35th edition of the Rallye des Mille Collines that will take place on Saturday in Nyamata, Bugesera district. According to the Rwanda Auto Club (RAC) Secretary General, Ange Francois…
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Benediction Cycling Team Acquires UCI Continental Status
November,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30778" align="alignnone" width="810"] Benediction Club founder and coach Felix Sempoma giving instructions to his riders in a past cycling race[/caption] Rwanda’s successful cycling team, Benediction cycling club has acquired UCI Status to join a growing number of Continental teams from the African continent. The development was confirmed by Benediction team on Thursday evening by…
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Latest FIFA Rankings Announced, Rwanda Improves One Slot
November,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30745" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda's Amavubi has improved to 137 in the latest FIFA Rankings[/caption] The latest FIFA rankings have been announced, with Rwanda improving once slot to 137 globally and 36th in Africa. Rwanda’s Amavubi team were last in action early this month when they played a 1-all draw against Guinea Conakry in the 2019…
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Rwandan Clubs, APR Fc & Mukura VS Manage Goalless Draws in Opening First leg encounters
November,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30742" align="alignnone" width="1080"] APR Fc duo of Butera Andrew and Fitina Ombolenga sandwiches Club Africain striker Yassine Chamakhi during Wednesday's CAF Champions League encounter staged at Stade de Kigali[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League clubs, APR FC and Mukura VS managed goalless draws in the first leg of the preliminary round of Total CAF Champions…
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Rwandan Clubs, APR Fc & Mukura VS begin CAF Mission
November,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30713" align="alignnone" width="873"] Mukura VS will be aiming for a positive away result against South Africa's Free State Stars on Wednesday afternoon.[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League clubs, APR FC and Mukura VS all begin their CAF excursions today afternoon with the military side playing from home while Huye-based side will be away to South…
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Rwandan Trio Vying for Best African Cyclist Award
November,27 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30689" align="alignnone" width="873"] Tour du Rwanda 2018 champion Samuel Mugisha has been lined up for the Best African Cycling Award[/caption] Three Team Rwandan riders Areruya Joseph, Mugisha Samuel and Bonaventure Uwizeyimana are among 15 African cyclists nominated for the title of the 2018 Best African Cyclist Award. The fifteen African cyclists were nominated on…
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Newly Elected Rugby Boss to Focus on Talent Development
November,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_30684" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The new Executive Committee of Rwanda Rugby Federation which is expected to turn around the image of the sport[/caption] The new executive committee of the Rwanda Rugby Federation chaired by newly elected President Tharcisse Kamanda has confirmed that his four-year tenure in office will focus on further development of the sport…
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Uruguay 2018: Rwandan Mukansanga to Handle Quarter Final Clash Between Germany and Canada
November,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30653" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan Mukansanga Salma Rhadia will be officiating tonight's fourth quarter-final match of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay[/caption] The World’s football body, FIFA, has appointed Rwanda’s top professional woman referee Salma Rhadia Mukansanga to officiate the fourth quarter final match of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup which will…
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Africa Cycling Cup: Rwandan Mugisha Grabs Two Medals in Elite & U-23 Road Race
November,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30637" align="alignnone" width="755"] Tour du Rwanda champion Samuel Mugisha posing with his two medals won in today's road race at the African Cup in Eritrea[/caption] Reigning Tour du Rwanda champion Samuel Mugisha grabbed two medals at the inaugural Africa Cup Cycling Competition, finishing 3rd and 2nd in Sunday’s elite Men & Under-23 road race. Mugisha who…
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Rwanda Ready to Host East Africa Junior Table Tennis Championship
November,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda will play host to ten regional countries in the first ever 2019 edition of the East Africa Junior Table Tennis Championship slated for Thursday, November 30 to December 2, 2018 in Kigali City. Rwanda Table Tennis Federation, in its drive to raise the profile of table tennis will stage its first international tournament at…
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St. Etienne Striker Monnet-Paquet Expresses Desire to Play for Rwanda
November,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30618" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Kevin Monnet-Paquet seen in French league against Bastia has expressed his desire to play for Rwanda National team[/caption] Saint-Etienne forward Kevin Monnet-Paquet has finally stated that he would like to play international football for Rwanda’s Amavubi team. Monnet-Paquet, 30 years, confirmed the development in an interview with RMC Sport on Friday…
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Amavubi Goalie ‘Bakame’ Joins Kenyan Side AFC Leopards
November,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30587" align="alignnone" width="900"] Amavubi goalie Eric Ndayishimiye a.k.a Bakame has been unveiled as the goalkeeper of Kenyan side AFC Leopards[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team most capped goalie Eric Ndayishimiye a.k.a Bakame has completed a two-year contract move to twelve-time Kenyan Premier League champions AFC Leopards. The 30-year old experienced custodian who was released last week…
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Africa Cycling Cup: Rwandan Rider Mugisha Wins Bronze Medal in ITT
November,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30564" align="alignnone" width="756"] Team Rwanda rider Moise Mugisha won a bronze medal in Thursday's ITT at the Africa Cycling Cup in Eritrea[/caption] Team Rwanda Rider Mugisha Moise won a bronze medal in the Individual Time Trial’s Under-23 category held on the second day of the inaugural Africa Cup in Asmara, Eritrea. Mugisha clocked 46:46’39…
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Team Rwanda Wins Silver at African Championships
November,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30524" align="alignnone" width="1008"] Team Rwanda riders who won silver during the Team Time Trial at the Africa Cycling Competition which stated today in Asmara, Eritrea[/caption] The national cycling team ‘Team Rwanda’ has made a flying start at the on-going 2018 African Cycling Competition in Asmara, Eritrea after scooping a silver medal in the Elite…
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Rwanda, Morocco Named Candidates Vying to Host 2025 UCI World Championships
November,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30502" align="alignnone" width="1280"] The UCI president David Lappartient[/caption] The  Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has confirmed that Rwanda and Morocco are the two candidates vying to host the 2025 Road World Championships. David Lappartient, the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) which groups together 194 National confirmed the development today. Speaking to Gazzetta, Lappartient said,…
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Rwanda Suffers Humiliating DR Congo Loss to Bow Out of CAF U-23 Qualifiers
November,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30499" align="alignnone" width="1152"] Junior Wasps striker Nshuti Innocent seen in the first leg, could not help his side overcome DR Congo as Rwanda went down fighting 5-0 to DR Congo on Tuesday in Kinshasa[/caption] Rwanda’s Under-23 National team, Junior Wasps suffered a disappointing 0-5 defeat to DR Congo in the return leg of the…
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Rwanda, CAR Share Spoils as Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire Qualify
November,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30403" align="alignnone" width="858"] Rwanda's Amavubi team skipper Jacques Tuyisenge scored a brace as Rwanda was held to a 2-all draw by Central African Republic on Sunday at Stade Huye[/caption] Rwanda and Central African Republic played to a 2-all draw in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game staged at Stade Huye in Huye…
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Rwanda Battle Central Africa Republic in Huye
November,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30390" align="alignnone" width="873"] Amavubi players before last month’s against Guinea in Kigali. The team takes on Central Africa Republic on Sunday afternoon at Huye Stadium in Southern Province[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi host rivals Central Africa Republic at Stade Huye in Southern Province on Sunday afternoon, in a crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Kick-off…
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Byukusenge Wins Central Challenge Race
November,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30387" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Byukusenge Patrick won the Central Challenge Race held on Saturday from Musanze District to Muhanga District[/caption] Benediction rider and Rwanda Cycling Cup holder Byukusenge Patrick won Saturday’s Central Challenge Race from Musanze to Muhanga finishing head of Twizerane Mathieu. Ruberwa Jean of Nyabihu Club completed podium. The central Challenge race covered…
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CAF U-23 Qualifiers: Rwanda, DR Congo settle for a goalless draw
November,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30253" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The Junior Wasps which played a goalless draw against DR Congo in the first leg of the first round Afcon U23 qualifiers in Rubavu on Wednesday.[/caption] Rwanda and neighbours DR Congo played a goalless draw in the first leg of the first round qualifiers of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of…
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2019 AFCON Qualifier: Valencia Star Kondogbia Leads an Upbeat Central African Republic Side
November,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30132" align="alignnone" width="960"] Kondogbia (in Blue) seen against Cote d'Ivoire will captain CAR team in their qualifier against Rwanda due on Sunday at Stade Huye.[/caption] The Wild Beasts (Les Fauves) of Central African Republic arrive in the country this evening as they seek to snatch an away vital result against Rwanda when both nations…
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APR Fc, Mukura VS Discover CAF Opponents
November,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_30071" align="alignnone" width="1000"] APR Fc striker Muhadjitri Hakizimana seen against Mukura VS defender in a previous leagu match. Both clubs have drawn against tricky continental engagement[/caption] Rwandan league champions APR FC has drawn Tunisian giants Club Africain while Peace Cup winners Mukura VS will face South Africa’s Free State Stars in the preliminary round…
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Haruna, Miggie Excluded in Rwanda Squad for Central African Republic Tie
November,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Skippers Haruna Niyonzima and Jean Baptista Mugiraneza have been excluded in Rwanda’s 27-man squad for their upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic. Rwanda hosts Central African Republic in match day five of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ Qualifier on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Stade Huye in Huye District,…
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CAF Delays Interclubs Draw As Rwandan Clubs Wait
November,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

  Rwanda’s representatives in the forthcoming CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup, APR Fc and Mukura VS will have to wait a little longer before they know the identity of their opponents.  The Champions League draw was supposed to be conducted at the weekend in Morocco but CAF announced on Sunday that there has been a delay…
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APR FC, Mukura VS Set to Know CAF Opponents
November,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29880" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Mukura VS' Burundian defender Nshimirimana David takes on APR Fc's Muhadjiri Hakizimana in last year's league match played at Huye Stadium. Both clubs will know their CAF opponents on Saturday.[/caption] The 2018/19 CAF interclub competitions will officially get underway on the 27th of November, with Rwanda champions APR FC and domestic…
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FIFA Boss Commits to Promote Football Development in Schools
October,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29663" align="alignnone" width="2048"] President Paul Kagame seen with FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Thursday night during a dinner hosted ahead of the FIFA Council Meeting held on Friday at Kigali Convention Center[/caption] FIFA President Gianni Infantino has revealed the three key projects that he discussed with President Paul Kagame which will be beneficial for…
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FIFA Council Meeting: Rwanda to Receive USD 6m Development Fund
October,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29660" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Infantino at the FIFA council meeting - Kigali[/caption] The eighth meeting of the FIFA Council Meeting which met on Friday in Kigali passed a key resolution which will be pivotal for the development of Rwandan football. Under FIFA Forward 2.0 and following a thorough consultation process, which was completed at the…
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President Kagame Hosts FIFA Boss Infantino
October,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

President Paul Kagame hosted visiting FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday at Village Urugwiro in the capital Kigali. The FIFA boss is in Kigali for the 8th FIFA Council Meeting which will be held at the Kigali Convention Center on Friday. Rwanda was chosen hosts of the 8th FIFA Council Meeting during FIFA’s first meeting of the…
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FIFA President Infantino Arrives in Kigali Ahead of the FIFA Council Meeting
October,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29531" align="alignnone" width="717"] Gianni Infantino , FIFA president at Amahoro National Stadium last year is becoming a regular visitor to Rwanda. He is the country for the 8th FIFA Council Meeting[/caption] FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrived in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the 8th FIFA Council Meeting. The 8th FIFA Council Meeting is scheduled…
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FIFA Council Meeting: Global Football Leaders Expected in Kigali Friday
October,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29420" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Kigali Convention centre-the FiFA council meeting will take place in this magnificent building in the heart of the capital Kigali[/caption] The World football body, FIFA has published the agenda for their 8th Council meeting which will be held at Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali City on October 26, 2018. The FIFA Council…
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Tuyisenge Picks a Point for Amavubi, Afcon Hopes End
October,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29258" align="alignnone" width="873"] Amavubi forward Jacques Tuyisenge equalised for Rwanda to pick maiden point in Group H encounter against Guinea[/caption] Amavubi forward Jacques Tuyisenge scored the equalizing goal for Amavubi as Rwanda hosted Guinea Conakry in the return leg of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ Qualifier on Tuesday at Stade de Kigali. Skipper…
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End of the road for Rwanda Youth Olympic Games Teams
October,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29204" align="alignnone" width="873"] Penelope Musabyimana (left) and Valentine Munezero (right) pose with their coach Christophe Mudahinyuka (middle) after a past training session at Amahoro Stadium. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s quest for silverware at the year’s edition of the quadrennial Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) ended on Friday as representatives Beach Volleyball team and 3000m athlete…
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2019 AFCON Qualifier: Rwanda shifts focus to Guinea’s return leg
October,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29198" align="alignnone" width="873"] Amavubi players seen against Cote d'Ivoire last month will be aiming to stage a home victory against Guinea next week after losing the first leg tie 2-0 in Conakry on Friday night.[/caption] Rwanda’s national team, Amavubi have put focus on the return leg against Guinea after succumbing to a 2-0 loss…
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YOG Beach V-ball: Rwanda Fall to Mexico, face Venezuela on Friday
October,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29155" align="alignnone" width="873"] Valentine Munezero (#1) and Penelope Musabyimana (#2) lost their Group F matches against Aruba and Mexico this week. They will face Venezuela on Friday night[/caption] The national U18 women’s beach volleyball team lost their second game at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year’s edition…
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Rwandan Rwemalika Among Nine Members Elected at IOC Session
October,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29108" align="alignnone" width="1060"] Rwandan Rwemalika Felicite has been elected as member of the International Olympic Committee[/caption] The first Vice President of Rwanda Olympic Movement Madam Rwemalika Felicite has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The elections were held at the 113rd IOC Session on Tuesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.…
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AFCON Qualifier 2019: Mashami Names Amavubi 23-man to Face Guinea on Friday
October,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29088" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Amavubi centre back Manzi Thierry seen in training action is among the 23-Rwanda man team heading to Guinea for Friday's match[/caption] The Rwanda team head coach Mashami Vincent has named a 23-man team which jets out to Conakry today to face Guinea in 2019 AFCON Group H Qualifier match set to…
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Rwanda Named Hosts of 2019 Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly
October,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_29074" align="alignnone" width="654"] Commonwealth Games Federation President Louise Martin who endorsed Rwanda[/caption] The General Assembly and strategic forum will be held in the capital city Kigali from 4-8 September 2019, marking the ten-year anniversary of Rwanda joining the list of Commonwealth nations in 2009, and a year before Rwanda hosts the Commonwealth Heads of…
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Rwandan Delegation Arrives in Argentina for 2018 Youth Olympics
October,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28973" align="alignnone" width="1032"] Rwanda delegation seen upon arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Thursday ahead of the Youth Olympic Games.[/caption] The Rwandan athletes participating in the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 4 to a warm welcome from organisers and volunteers. The YOG is scheduled to take place…
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22 Cars set for 2018 Rwanda Mountain Gorilla
October,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28917" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Davite Giancarlo and navigator Slyvia Slyvia Vindevogel celebrating last year's victory of the Ugand Pearl Rally, stand favourites to win this year's edition of Rwanda Mountain Gorilla over the weekend[/caption] Twenty-two cars have been confirmed to take part in the seventh leg of the Africa Rally Championship leg-Rwanda Mountain Gorilla rally…
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Rayon Sports Edge Rivals APR FC to retain 2018 Agaciro Cup
September,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28898" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rayon Sports Fc players celebrate the 2018 Agaciro Cup after edging rivals APR Fc at Stade Amahoro on Sunday. Photo-Inyarwanda[/caption] Champions Rayon Sports Fc maintained their supremacy over rivals ten-man APR Fc as they registered a slim 1-0 victory to retain the 2018 edition of the Agaciro Football Championship. The Blues…
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It’s APR-Rayon Derby in the 2018 Agaciro Cup Finals
September,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Traditional rivals APR FC and Rayon Sports Fc will clash in an entertaining derby final of the 2018 Agaciro Football Championship on Sunday at Amahoro Stadium. The two archrivals won their knock-out matches played on Friday evening at Amahoro Stadium. The military side defeated Etincelles 3-0 courtesy of a double from youngster Byiringiro Lague in…
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REG Lines Up Strong Squad as they Target FIBA Zone V Club Title
September,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28850" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda Hoops team players Hamza Ruhezamihigo and Kenneth Gasana are key players who have been signed by REG basketball club to guide them to regional glory.[/caption] Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have lined up a strong basketball team as they garner to win the 2018 FIBA Africa Zone V Club Basketball Championship…
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2019 Afcon Qualifiers: Mashami Names Squad for Guinea Encounter
September,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28795" align="alignnone" width="991"] Striker Muhadjiri Hakizimana has maintained his place in Rwanda squad which will face Guinea next month.[/caption] Rwanda coach Vincent Mashami has summoned Rayon Sport duo of goalkeeper Abouba Bashunga and midfielder Djabel Manishimwe in the 27-man squad to face Guinea away and home next month. After a 2-1 loss to Cote…
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2018 Agaciro Cup Begins on Friday
September,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The 2018 edition of the Agaciro Cup Football Tournament is set to be staged this weekend at Stade Amahoro in Kigali City. This year’s edition is set to attract the big four from last season’s Azam Rwanda Premier League, namely reigning champions APR FC, AS Kigali, Rayon Sports Fc and Etincelles FC respectively. The tournament…
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Nyirarukundo Sets Record Time in Montreal Marathon
September,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28722" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Salome Nyirarukundo raises her arms in victory, as she crosses the finish line at the Montreal marathon on Sunday September 23, 2018. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Salome Nyirarukundo, a 20-year-old Rwandan set a new record as she won the 28th edition of the Montreal marathon on Sunday, September 23, in Canada. Sixty-one countries…
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Rayon Sport’s Dream Shattered by Ruthless Enyimba
September,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28713" align="alignnone" width="961"] Rayon Sports has bowed out of the CAF Confederations Cup after losing 5-1 in the return leg of the quarter final round to Enyimba FC in Aba - Nigeria.[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sport’s dream run in the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup was brought to a climax by Nigerian side Enyimba FC,…
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APR FC, Mukura VS to Face Off in Super Cup Next Month
September,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28667" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Mukura VS' Burundian defender Nshimirimana David takes on APR Fc's Muhadjiri Hakizimana in last year's league match played at Huye Stadium.[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier league champion APR Fc and Peace Cup winners Mukura VS will face off in the Super Cup clash on October 6 at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu district,…
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CAF CC: Rayon Sport Forced to a Goalless Draw by Enyimba FC
September,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc was held to a goalless draw by Nigerian champions Enyimba FC in the first leg of the quarter-final round of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup which was played on Sunday at Stade de Kigali. The draw leaves Rayon Sports in a tricky position to qualify for the last four of…
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CAF CC: Enyimba FC Goalie Ezenwa Optimistic Ahead of Rayon Clash
September,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28544" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Enyimba Fc experienced goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa is confident of maximum points against Rayon Sports-Photo Ruhagoyacu.com[/caption] Nigerian champions Enyimba FC arrived in Kigali on Saturday night, optimistic of a a vital away win against Rayon Sports when both sides face in the first leg of the quarter final round of the CAF…
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Rwanda Seeks Revival Against Cote d’Ivoire after Senegal’s Loss
September,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28514" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Chris Walter Nkurunziza challenges Senegalese player in the opening game of the second window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers[/caption] Rwanda senior men’s national basketball team face Cote d’Ivoire in a must-win encounter tonight after they lost to Senegal 89-94 in the opening game of the second window…
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Rwanda begins another quest for World Cup ticket
September,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28486" align="alignnone" width="667"] Point Guard Aristide Mugabe seen in the first phase of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers.[/caption] Rwanda senior men’s national basketball team gets on the court this evening in a hunt for a 2019 FIBA World Cup ticket as the second window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019…
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2019 AFCON Qualifiers: Kagere strikes as Amavubi succumb to Elephants’ defeat
September,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28355" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi forward Kagere Meddie attempts to challenge Ivory Coast and Manchester United defender Eric Bailly during the 2019 AFCON Qualifier staged on Sunday at Stade de Kigali.[/caption] Amavubi forward Meddie Kagere scored on his return to Rwanda National Team fold but his effort could not help Amavubi beat the Elephants of…
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Rwanda Selects 26-man Squad for Cote d’Ivoire Clash
September,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28273" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Amavubi players undergo training at Stade de KIgali on Wednesday in preparation of Sunday's 2019 Afcon qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire[/caption] Rwanda men’s senior national team coach Mashami Vincent has confirmed the 26-man squad that remains in residential training ahead of the 2019  Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group H qualifier against Cote…
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Arsenal Legend Lauren Holds Training Clinic with 60 Rwandan Children
September,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28262" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Arsenal legend Lauren alongside Rwanda's Sports and Culture Minister Juliene Uwacu and RDB COO pose with kids after the training clinic held on Monday at Amahoro stadium[/caption] Arsenal legend from the 49-game unbeaten Invincibles team, Laureano Bisan Etamé-Mayer, commonly known as Lauren, met and held a training clinic with sixty Rwandan…
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CAF CC: Rayon Sports draws Nigerian Side Enyimba in the Quarter-final
September,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwandan side Rayon Sports has drawn Enyimba of Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup knockout round. The draw happened on Monday September 3 at the Caf headquarters in Cairo. Rayon Sport appears the weakest of the eight survivors in the African equivalent of the UEFA Europa League and they will be expecting a tough challenge…
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Rwanda, Egypt Secure World Champs Tickets
September,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28171" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwandan players celebrate the world cup spot victory on Saturday before losing to Egypt in the final of the African championship which climaxed on Sunday in Kenya[/caption] Rwanda U-20 women volleyball team joined champions Egypt as African representatives to the 2019 FIVB World Championship which will be held in Mexico. On…
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Rwanda Have A Chance to Qualify for the FIBA World Cup-Manzi
August,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28072" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda's Dan Manzi takes on Ugandan players during the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers played in July[/caption] The Florida-based Rwandan basketball professional player Dan Manzi believes Rwanda has a chance to qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup should they stage impressive performances in the next qualification…
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2019 AFCON Qualifier: Ivory Coast Names Strong Squad for Rwanda Tie
August,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28068" align="alignnone" width="988"] Ivory Coast's defender Eric Bailly challenges Cameroonian forward in a prevous continental qualifier. Bailly is part of Cote d'Ivoire's squad which will face Rwanda in next week's Afcon qualifier[/caption] Manchester United defender Eric Bailly and Tottenham’s Serge Aurier have been named in a 23-man squad by Ivorian coach Kamara Ibrahim to…
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Haruna Joins Amavubi Camp Ahead of Cote d’Ivoire Qualifier
August,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28035" align="alignnone" width="700"] Amavubi captain Haruna Niyonzima has joined Rwanda National Team camp ahead of next month's crucial Group H qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire[/caption] Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima is the first professional player who joined the national team camp last night ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier, second Group H against Cote d’Ivoire…
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CAF Confed Cup: History Made As Rayon Sports Reach Quarter-final Round
August,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_28032" align="alignnone" width="972"] Rayon Sports Fc striker Caleb Bonfils Bimenyimana dribbling past Young Africans defenders enroute to the scoring the lone goal of the game[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports defeated Young Africans of Tanzania 1-0 in the final Group D match to seal a historical qualification to the quarter-final round of the CAF Confederation…
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ICC Cricket World Cup trophy to tour Kigali in February 2019
August,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Saturday that the 2019 Cricket World Cup trophy tour which will start its journey on Monday in Dubai will tour Rqanda's capital Kigali on February 10, 2019. According to a statement issued by the ICC, the trophy will start its journey from the ICC headquarters in Dubai on…
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FIBA U-18 Africa 2018: Rwanda edge Algeria, Tunisia to launch bright start
August,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27953" align="alignnone" width="1001"] Rwandas Landry Irumva attempts to score past Algerian player in the 2018 FIBA-U18 African Championship which started on Friday at Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga hall in Mali.[/caption] Rwanda U-18 basketball team got off to brilliant start to the FIBA U18 African Championship 2018 after defeating Algeria and Tunisia in Group…
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AFCON U-17 Qualifiers: Rwanda loses to Ethiopia; face Tanzania in bronze medal battle
August,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27925" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda-U17 Team will take on Tanzania in the third place classification match after losing to Ethiopia in Fridays semi final round.[/caption] Rwanda’s Junior Wasps lost 4-2 on penalties to Ethiopia in the semi-final round on Friday to set up a bronze medal battle against hosts Tanzania on Sunday in the of…
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Rwandan Mukansanga Selected for FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup
August,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27902" align="alignnone" width="555"] Mukansanga seen in last month's FIFA MA Referees course undergoing the fitness test at Amahoro stadium..jpg[/caption] Rwanda’s top professional referee Salma Rhadia Mukansanga has been selected for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup which will be staged in Uruguay from November 13 to December 1, 2018. The 28-aged old is…
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AFCON U-17 Qualifiers:  Rwanda to Face Ethiopia as Tanzania Takes on Uganda in Semis
August,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27863" align="alignnone" width="3273"] Rwanda U-17 defender Eric Niyonsenga trying to stop Tanzanian lethal striker Kelvin John during their Group A match played on Tuesday.[/caption] Rwanda U-17 team will face Ethiopia in the last four on Friday following the climax of the group stage of 2019 CECAFA AFCON U-17 Qualifiers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In the…
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Mashami Unveiled as Amavubi Head Coach, Summons 32 for Cote d’Ivoire Afcon Tie
August,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27826" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Coach Mashami Vincent has been handed the reigns of Rwanda Men's National Team for a period of one year[/caption] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) unveiled Mashami Vincent as the head coach of Rwanda Men’s senior football team in a press briefing held on Monday afternoon at the federation's head quarters in Remera, Kigali City.…
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Murekatete named in All-Star Five as Rwanda Manages a Historic Fourth-Place
August,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27808" align="alignnone" width="960"] Bella Murekatete averaged a double-double of 17 points and 14 rebounds en route to Rwanda's historic fourth-place.[/caption] Rwanda’s U-18 Women team player Bella Murekatete was named in the All-Star Five team after helping Rwanda seal a historical fourth-place at the FIBA U-18 Women's African Championship which ended on Sunday in Maputo, Mozambique. Rwanda…
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FIBA U18 Women Champs: Rwanda Reach Quarter-final Round
August,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27717" align="alignnone" width="934"] Rwanda’s Bella Murekatete staged impressive performances against Cape Verde , scoring 34 points to send her motherland to the quarter final round of the continental championship[/caption] The Rwanda U-18 National Women Team booked a place in the quarter final of the FIBA U18 Women’s African Championship 2018 after overcoming Cape Verde…
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CAF U-17 Qualifiers: Rwanda Reach Semis after A 7-goal Thriller over Burundi
August,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27685" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda U-17 team forward Moise Nyarugabo seen against Burundian defenders. Nyarugabo scored a brace in the 4-3 win over Burundi on Tuesday at National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania[/caption] Rwanda’s U17Junior Wasps powered into the semi-final of the CAF U-17 African Cup of Nations qualifiers after defeating neighbours Burundi 4-3…
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FIBA U18 Women Champs: Rwanda Falls to Mozambique
August,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27671" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda's best performer Bella Murekatete seen against Mozambique players on Sunday in Maputo. She managed 14 points as Rwanda lost to Mozambique 46-53[/caption] Rwanda women junior side suffered their maiden defeat at the on-going FIBA U18 Women's African Championship losing 46-53 against hosts Mozambique on Sunday night in Maputo. Rwanda started on a…
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Tour du Rwanda gets youngest champion: Samuel Mugisha
August,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

  [caption id="attachment_27663" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Samuel Mugisha after winning this year's Tour du Rwanda[/caption] Rwandan professional rider Mugisha Samuel who rides for World Tour development team Dimension Data for Qhubeka won his maiden and 10th edition of Tour du Rwanda which climaxed on Sunday in Kigali City. The 20-year old rider won the 2018 Tour du…
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FIBA U18 Women Champs: Rwanda edge Egypt to launch bright start
August,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27646" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwandas Hope Butera attempts to score past Egyptian players in Friday's Group A opening game staged in Maputo - Mozambique[/caption] Debutants Rwanda had their moment in the limelight as they hit hard against last edition silver medalist, Egypt, 46-37 to launch a bright start to the FIBA U18 Women's African Championship…
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Tour du Rwanda: Race leader Mugisha keeps Yellow Jersey going into final stage
August,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwandan Mugisha Samuel staged brilliant performances on Saturday to maintain lead of the 10th edition of the Tour du Rwanda which will climax on Sunday in Kigali City. The 20-year-old Mugisha, who also races for World Tour development team Dimension Data for Qhubeka maintained a 21-second lead over his nearest rival and fellow countryman Jean-Claude Uwizeye…
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Ethiopian Desalegn wins stage 6, Mugisha edges closer to Tour du Rwanda victory
August,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_27625" align="alignnone" width="1236"] Mugisha Samuel retained the yellow jersey after stage six of the Tour du Rwanda which climaxed on Friday in Kinigi, Musanze District.[/caption] Rwandan Mugisha Samuel is on the verge of lifting the 10th edition of the Tour du Rwanda after he retained the yellow jersey during Friday’s Stage Six which climaxed in Kinigi, Musanze…
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Tour du Rwanda: Hellman Registers Second Stage Victory, Mugisha Keeps Firm Grip on Yellow Jersey
August,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27565" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Hellman Julian, the winner of Tour of Rwanda, stage five: Karongi Rubavu[/caption]  Germany's Team Embrace the World rider Hellman Julian registered his second stage victory in the on-going 10th edition of the Tour du Rwanda as he won stage five which started from Karongi and climaxed in Rubavu District on Thursday. Julian…
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Tour du Rwanda: Rugg Wins Stage Four as Mugisha Keeps Hold of Yellow Jersey
August,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

American rider Rugg Timothy from Team Embrace the World won the 135km race of Tour du Rwanda’s stage four which started in Musanze District to Karongi District on Wednesday afternoon. Rugg clocked 03h31'25' to win stage four after a breakaway of more than 110 kilometers. The American knows the country of the Thousand Hills, following his double success…
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Tour du Rwanda: Hellmann Wins Stage Three, Mugisha Retains Yellow Jersey
August,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27493" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Hellmann Julian who won the stage 3[/caption] Hellmann Julian of Team Embrace the World won the rigorous third stage of the 10th edition of Tour du Rwanda which covered 199.7km from Huye District to Musanze District on Tuesday. Stage three of Tour du Rwanda saw 76 riders riding from Huye District, passed through…
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Tour du Rwanda: Rwanda’s Mugisha wins stage two, takes yellow jersey
August,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27453" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Yellow Jersey  Samuel Mugisha. All Photos Plaisir Muzogeye [/caption] Team Rwanda rider Samuel Mugisha staged a solo finish on the second day of the 10th edition of the Tour du Rwanda to claim the yellow jersey in Huye District on Monday afternoon. Despite a poor start in the opening day of the Tour…
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Algerian Azzedine wins first stage of Tour du Rwanda
August,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27423" align="alignnone" width="1049"] Algerian Lagab Azzedine won the opening stage of the 10th edition of Tour du Rwanda on Sunday in Rwamagana.[/caption] Algerian road bicycle racer, Lagab Azzedine who rides for the Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers d'Algérie team won the opening stage of the 97.5-kilometre race around the Rwamagana district in Rwanda's Eastern Province…
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Rwanda Is Ready to Host 2018 FEASSSA Games-Minister Munyakazi
August,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27394" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Isaac Munyakazi (centre), alongside Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi, the Governor of Northern Province addressing the press on Thursday in Musanze District[/caption] The Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Isaac Munyakazi has confirmed Rwanda’s readiness to host a successful forthcoming East…
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All Set for Final 2.2 Tour du Rwanda Edition
August,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27391" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Tour du Rwanda 2017. Best riders will be competing for the crown since Sunday-August 5[/caption] The Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) has put everything in order ahead of the grande farewell to the 2.2 10th edition of the 2018 Tour du Rwanda which starts on Sunday. Tour du Rwanda’s last edition as a 2.2…
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Tanzania Beat Ethiopia to Retain Cecafa Women Challenge Cup
July,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27284" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Tanzania retained the CECAFA Women Challenge Cup which concluded on Friday in Kigali City[/caption] Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens won the 2018 edition of the CECAFA Women Challenge Cup after thrashing Ethiopia 4-1 on the final match day of the regional tournament which climaxed on Friday at Stade de Kigali. Goals from Mwanahamisi…
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Rwanda Holds Uganda to Stay in Contention for Cecafa Women Cup
July,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27196" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda women side played a 2-all draw against Uganda to return back in contention for the Cecafa Women Challenge Cup title[/caption] Rwanda’s Women National Football came from behind to hold Uganda to a 2-all draw on the fourth day of the Cecafa Women Challenge Cup staged on Wednesday at Stade de…
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Cecafa Women Challenge Cup: Rwanda Edge Tanzania to Seal a Perfect Start
July,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_27009" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Kalimba Alice (with the ball), the goal scorer of Rwanda's crucial goal which earned the country a bright start to the tournament[/caption] Rwanda sailed to a bright start defeating reigning champions Tanzania 1-0 in the opening game of the CECAFA Women Challenge Cup which started on Thursday at Stade de Kigali.  Kalimba Alice…
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CECAFA Women Challenge Cup kicks off today
July,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26990" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda's players Joselyne Mukantaganira (left) and Miliam Nyiransanzabera(right) battling for the ball in the training session. Rwanda takes on Tanzania today.Courtesy[/caption] The long-awaited CECAFA Women Challenge Cup starts today in Kigali City, two days after all the participating nations landed in the country. Hosts Rwanda, defending champions Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and…
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Rayon Sport suffer first loss in Confed Cup
July,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26986" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rayon Sport forward Djabel Manishimwe seen against USM Algers defender in Wednesday's CAF Confederation Cup held at Stade de Kigali.[/caption] Rwanda’s Rayon Sports Fc suffered their first loss in the CAF Confederation Cup after going down 2-1 to Algeria’s USM Alger in a Group D match staged at Stade de Kigali…
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Kayiranga confident ahead of CECAFA Women Challenge Cup
July,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26931" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Coach Kayiranga Jean Baptista addressing the media on Monday at Ferwafa headquarters in Remera. KT Press.[/caption] The Rwanda National Women football team head coach, Kayiranga Jean Baptista is optimistic that her side will deliver impressive performances at the forthcoming CECAFA Women Challenge Cup due in Kigali from July 19 to 27. Speaking…
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Gor Mahia hit with a two-year ban for Kagame Cup Medal Boycott
July,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26891" align="alignnone" width="600"] CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye addressing the media.[/caption] The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has suspended Kenyan champions Gor Mahia from all competitions for a period of two years following their unprofessional act of boycotting the medal presentation of the Kagame Cup 2018. The decision communicated to…
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Azam FC Retains 2018 Kagame Cup Champions
July,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26879" align="alignnone" width="2663"] Azam FC skipper Aggrey Moris being the Kagame Cup title by Cecafa officials on Friday following the 2-1 win over Simba in the final.[/caption] Reigning champions Azam Fc of Tanzania retained the 2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup title after defeating Simba SC in an all-Tanzanian final derby of this year’s regional club…
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Three Rwandan Referees selected for CECAFA Women Challenge Cup
July,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26797" align="alignnone" width="605"] Rwandan referee Salma Rhadia Mukansaga is among the match officials selected by CECAFA to take charge of the upcoming regional women tournament which will be held in Kigali next week[/caption] Three Rwandan women referees have been picked to handle the CECAFA Women Challenge Cup 2018 which will be staged in Kigali…
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Rwanda draw Tanzania in Afcon U17 zonal qualifiers
July,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26785" align="alignnone" width="600"] Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye addresses the media at Azam Sports Complex on July 3, 2018. Nation Media Group[/caption] Rwanda’s national Under-17 team has been pooled in Group A of the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations qualifiers, Zonal Qualifiers for CECAFA region slated for Tanzania next month. Rwanda is pooled…
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ICC Development Manager-Africa Hails Rwanda’s Cricket Transformation
July,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26768" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Gahanga Cricket Stadium is hosting Africa[/caption] The International Cricket Council (ICC) Development Manager-Africa, Patricia C Kambarami has commended Rwanda’s cricket transformation thanks to Gahanga Cricket stadium which is hosting the on-going ICC World T20 Africa B Qualifiers. Rwanda is hosting the ICC World T20 Africa B Qualifiers which has brought together four…
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Rayon Sports Knocked Out of CECAFA Kagame Cup 2018
July,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26763" align="alignnone" width="1002"] Rayon Sports forward Levin Muhire attempts to go past Azam Fc players' challenge in the quarter final match played on Monday at National Stadium in Tanzania[/caption] Rayon Sports, Rwanda’s representative in this year’s edition of the Cecafa Kagame Cup suffered a disappointing exit from the regional tournament after suffering a 1-4…
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Rayon Sport Ready for Azam Test in Kagame Cup Quarters
July,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26736" align="alignnone" width="5184"] Rayon Sports will be banking on striker Ismailla Diarra to guide them past Azam FC on Monday in Dar es Salaam,[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc are eager to take on defending champions Azam FC in the third quarter-final of the Cecafa Kagame Cupon Monday at the National Stadium here in Dar…
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Rayon Sports sets up Azam Fc clash in Kagame Cup Last Eight
July,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26666" align="alignnone" width="768"] Rayon Sports players Abdul Rwatubyaye and Olivier Niyonzima seen challenging Gor Mahia player last week. RayonSports will take on Azam Fc in the quarter final round of the Kagame Cup 2018.[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc will face reigning champions Azam FC in the quarter final round of the 2018 CECAFA…
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Rayon Sports Reach Last Eight, APR Exit CECAFA Kagame Cup Tournament
July,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26660" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Rayon Sports players seen celebrating a goal against AS Ports this week. The Blues reached the last eight of the tournament after thrashing Lydia Ludic of Burundi 3-1 in Chamazi on Thursday[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc powered into the last eight of the CECAFA Kagame Cup 2018 as arch rivals…
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Kagame Cup 2018: APR FC Thrash Dakadaha to Secure First Win
July,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26636" align="alignnone" width="905"] APR defender Aimable Nsabimana seen against Simba SC Rwandan striker Meddie Kagere in their opening Group C match. Photo-Rodgers Eshitemi[/caption] Rwandan league champions APR Fc secured their first victory in the CECAFA Kagame Cup Tournament after thrashing Somali side Dakadaha 4-1 on Wednesday at National Stadium Chamazi, Tanzania. The military side secured the…
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Five Nations Confirmed for CECAFA Women Challenge Cup
July,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26612" align="alignnone" width="4032"] The CECAFA General Secretary Nicholas Musonye addressing the media in Tanzania on the upcoming Women Challenge Cup which will be staged in Rwanda from July 19-27. KT Photo[/caption] The CECAFA Women Challenge Cup 2018 will be contested by five nations according to the General Secretary of CECAFA Nicholas Musonye. The 2018…
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Kagame Cup 2018: APR face exit after Simba loss, Rayon take on AS Ports in Chamazi
July,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26569" align="alignnone" width="768"] Meddie Kagere of Simba SC vies for the ball against Rugwiro Herve of APR FC during their game at the national stadium.[/caption] Rwandan international Meddie Kagere sunk his fellow country mates at APR Fc as he scored a stoppage time winner to snatch a crucial 2-1 victory for SC Simba in…
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Rwanda Advance to Second Round of FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
July,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26545" align="alignnone" width="960"] Kenneth Gasana has played a major role in Rwanda's qualification for the next round of the African Qualifiers.[/caption] By beating Uganda 92-79, Rwanda grabbed the last spot available for Group B for the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers. Inspired by a group of young players…
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Kagame Cup 2018: Rayon fights back to draw with Gor Mahia
July,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26536" align="alignnone" width="600"] Rayon Sports' Kevin Muhire goes past Gor Mahia striker George Odhiambo during the Cecafa Kagame Cup Group B match staged on Sundat in Dar es Salaam.[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports FC staged a dramatic second-half comeback to snatch a 2-all draw against Kenyan side Gor Mahia in the 2018 CECAFA Kagame…
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FIBA Africa WC Qualifiers: Rwanda sees off Mali to register a bright start
June,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26503" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Dan Manzi (6), Kenneth Gasana (12) and Darrius Garret (11) played a crucial role as Rwanda defeated Mali in Friday's game against Mali held in Nigeria[/caption] Rwanda Men’s Basketball team sailed to a perfect start in the second window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup - African Qualifiers following a 82-72…
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Kagame Cup 2018: Poor start for APR as Rayon & Gor arrive for Sunday’s showdown
June,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_26500" align="alignnone" width="762"] APR FC forward Muhadjir Hakizimana seen in action against Singida United defender in the opening match of Group C at the Cecafa Kagame Cup on Friday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions APR Fc started the 2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup Tournament on a wrong note as…
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CECAFA Kagame Cup 2018 Gets Underway in Dar es Salaam on Friday
June,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18708" align="alignnone" width="800"] Butera Andrew who has been in impressive form for APR Fc this month is the latest additional player to the Amavubi team currently preparing for the Cecafa Challenge Cup.Courtesy Photo[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League champions APR Fc start the 2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup title campaign on Friday when they take on Tanzanian side…
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APR FC wins 17th Rwanda Football League Title
June,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26453" align="alignnone" width="1024"] APR Fc players lift their Serbian coach Dr. Petrovic in celebrations after winning the 2017-18 Azam Rwanda Premier League title on Wednesday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Champions APR FC won the 2017/18 Azam Rwanda Premier League on the final day of the season staged on Wednesday at Amahoro Stadium. A 2-0 win over…
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Battle for Rwanda Premier League Champions Goes to Final Day of the Season
June,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26373" align="alignnone" width="900"] Ndarusanze Jean Claude of AS KIgali is the current lead goal scorer with1 4 goals scored in 29 matches in the on-going Azam Rwanda Premier League[/caption] The battle for 2017/18 Azam Rwanda Premier League title winner has gone into the day of the season. The new champion who will dethrone Rayon…
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CECAFA Invites APR FC to Replace St. George in Kagame Cup
June,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26254" align="alignnone" width="873"] APR FC forward Muhadjiri Hakizimana (C) vies for the ball with Rayon Sports midfielders Pierrot Kwizera (L) and Seph Niyonzima (R) in a past league match at Kigali Stadium[/caption] Rwanda’s APR FC has been invited to replace Ethiopia’s St. George at the forthcoming CECAFA Kagame Cup – slated for June 28 to…
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Rwandan referees picked to handle Cecafa Kagame Cup
June,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

  Two international Rwandan referees Louis Hakizimana and Theogene Ndagijimana have been picked among 18 match officials to officiate the upcoming Cecafa Club Championship which gets underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The men’s club championship, popularly known as Kagame Cup, will be held between June 28 and July 13 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania…
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FIBA Africa Zone V: Rwandan Girls, Boys off to Bright Starts
June,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26229" align="alignnone" width="972"] The Rwanda girls team edged Uganda to launch a bright start in the on-going Zonal qualifiers in Tanzania[/caption] Rwanda national U18 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams have launched brilliant starts at the FIBA Africa Zone V Championship currently underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. FIBA Zone V Nations Cup for U18…
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Rayon Sports in talks with Brazilian Coach Roberto
June,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26221" align="alignnone" width="640"] Brazilian coach Roberto Luiz Bianchi Pelliser set to take over Rayon Sports FC[/caption] Rayon Sports Fc are in advanced talks with Brazilian coach Brazil Roberto Luiz Bianchi Pelliser to replace Belgian Ivan Minnaert who was sacked a week ago alongside his assistants. The development comes after the club’s ExtraOrdinary General Assembly…
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North America to Host 2026 World Cup As FIFA Boss Infantino Begins Re-election Bid
June,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26126" align="alignnone" width="2400"] FIFA President Gianni Infantino, right, welcomes representatives of the united bid -- from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico -- as soccer's governing body selects its host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup during the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia.[/caption] The 68th FIFA Congress which convened in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday, June…
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Athletics Federation picks 18 athletes for Africa Youth Games Preps
June,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26075" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Some of the athletes who were selected to prepare for the Africa Youth Games[/caption] Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has picked 18 athletes to start rigorous preparations ahead of the upcoming 3rd African Youth Games scheduled for June 17-28 in the North African state of Algeria. According to Rwanda National Olympic and…
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Russia Ready to Host the 2018 World Cup Tournament Despite Poor Hype
June,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26063" align="alignnone" width="1440"] Around 25,000 people visited Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest on June 6, when fans were thrilled by the vibrant music line-up and the presence of French FIFA World Cup champion Marcel Desailly and Russia’s all-time top scorer Aleksandr Kerzhakov[/caption] As all eyes are on Russia for the biggest football show on the…
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Kagere, Tuyisenge Guide Gor Mahia to SportPesa Cup
June,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26012" align="alignnone" width="860"] Gor Mahia strikers Meddie Kagere and Jacques Tuyisenge celebrate Tuyisenge's winning goal in the 2-0 win over Tanzania's Simba FC in the SportPesa Super Cup final . Courtesy Photo[/caption] Goals from Rwandan internationals Kagere Meddie and Jacques Tuyisenge helped Kenya Premier League Champions Gor Mahia retain the SportPesa Super Cup and…
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Uwizeyimana Wins Race to Remember
June,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25996" align="alignnone" width="720"] Bonaventure Uwizeyimana is the champion[/caption] Reigning Tour du Cameroon champion and Benediction club rider Bonaventure Uwizeyimana won the 130.3km third leg of the elite men & U23 of Rwanda Cycling Cup held on Saturday from Kigali City to Nyanza District. The race to remember, which started at Gitikinyoni heading to Nyanza…
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Amavubi International Bayisenge Signs Three-year Deal with Algerian Giant USM
June,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25928" align="alignnone" width="712"] Rwandese Bayisenge Emery has joined USM Alger on a three-year deal[/caption] Speaking to KT Sports on Wednesday night, an excited Bayisenge said, “I am so happy have sealed this deal. It’s another chapter in my career and I am hoping to do my best to excel with this club which has a rich…
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Rayon Sports to Face Gor Mahia again in Cecafa Kagame Cup
June,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25833" align="alignnone" width="720"] Rwanda's Gor Mahia striker Meddie Kagere seen against Rayon Sport's Eric Rutanga in CAF Confederation Cup. Rayon Sports will face Gor Mahia in the Cecafa Kagame Cup in Tanzania[/caption] Rwanda’s league champions Rayon Sports FC have been drawn in Group B of the 2018 CECAFA-Kagame Cup scheduled for June 28-July 13 in Dar…
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World Cup Dream Alive for Two Young Rwandan Ambassadors
June,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25820" align="alignnone" width="599"] Rutikanga Nyatanyi Yvan Luc is the young footballer who will be representing Rwanda in Russia's Football for Friendship Tournament[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi Team may not be playing at the FIFA World Cup in Russia this month but will be represented through a programme that unites young people from different parts of the…
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Uwizeyimana delights in historical professional triumph of Tour du Cameroon
June,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25791" align="alignnone" width="768"] Team Rwanda riders seen after winning the Tour du Cameroon on Sunday.[/caption] Rwanda's Bonaventure Uwizeyimana has expressed his joy after claiming his first professional victory in a UCI sanctioned race, 15th Tour du Cameroon. Uwizeyimana, 25, won the Tour du Cameroon on Sunday after finishing seventh in stage 8 of the last race of…
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Cricket family mourns Uwimanishaka
June,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_25787" align="alignnone" width="715"] Rwanda’s Promising International batsman Prince Uwimanishaka passed away on Sunday at Kibagabaga Hospital.[/caption] The Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) said in an statement on Monday morning, “It is with deep sorrow and pain that Rwanda cricket Association announce the untimely death of one of the most promising players of the National team Prince Uwimanishaka that occurred…
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AS Kigali retains Women Football League title
June,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

AS Kigali Women Football Club extended their perennial dominance of women’s football as they won the 2018 Women Football League on Saturday at Stade Umuganda in Rubavu District. AS Kigali edged Scandinavia WFC 1-0 courtesy of a 72nd minute strike from substitute Dudja Umwaliwase, in an end of season match day 14 tie. The victory pushed the defending…
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Tour du Cameroon: Uwizeyimana Claims Yellow Jersey After Stage 5 Victory
June,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25704" align="alignnone" width="680"] Uwizeyimana Bonaventure seen on the podium after claiming the yellow jersey after stage five victory of the Tour du Cameroon on Thursday in Bafang, Cameroon[/caption] Team Rwanda rider Uwizeyimana Bonaventure claimed the yellow jersey after winning stage five of the 121.5km ride from Mbang to Bafang on Thursday at the on-going 15th Tour du…
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National Team Prepares for Second Window of FIBA WC Qualifiers
June,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25700" align="alignnone" width="730"] Rwanda's shooting guard Kenneth Gasana seen against Cameroon in the first phase of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda men's national basketball team is engaged in intensive preparations ahead of the second window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers due in Nigeria from June…
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Tour du Cameroon: Byukusenge Finishes Second in Stage Four
May,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25643" align="alignnone" width="873"] Team Rwanda's Patrick Byukusenge finished second in the fourth stage of Tour du Cameroon on Tuesday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Reigning Rwanda Cycling Cup champion Patrick Byukusenge put on a strong comeback as he finished in second position, on a 75.5km ride from Douala to Limbe on Tuesday at the on-going 15th Tour…
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REG, APR Basketball Clubs Lift International GMT Honors
May,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25549" align="alignnone" width="873"] Rwanda Energy Group (REG) were crowned International GMT winners after overcoming rivals Patriots on Sunday at Amahoro Petit Stadium. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Champions REG and APR Basketball Clubs lifted the 2018 International Genocide Memorial Tournament honors in men and women’s categories on Sunday night at Petit Stade Remera. In the men’s category, REG BBC…
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Real Madrid completes UCL Hat-Trick 
May,27 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25541" align="alignnone" width="962"] Real Madrid won their third consecutive Champions League title on Saturday, beating Liverpool 3-1 in the final in Kievool-Los-Blancos-win-[/caption] Real Madrid completed their third straight UEFA Champions League triumph with a 3-1 defeat of Liverpool in Kyiv on Saturday night to take the trophy for the third year running. Gareth Bale scored twice…
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REG Seeks to Win Genocide Memorial Tournament Title
May,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25430" align="alignnone" width="873"] REG’s Kami Kabange goes up for points in the past against Patriots in a previous encounter. Courtesy Photo[/caption] National basketball side, REG is seeking to win the regional Genocide Memorial Tournament which gets underway in Kigali from May 25-27, 2018. REG, winners of the local edition of the 2018 Genocide Memorial Tournament,…
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FIFA Delegates Hold Second Inspection Visit Ahead of Council Meeting
May,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25426" align="alignnone" width="1080"] FIFA’s Senior Corporate Events Manager Antonetta Santagata talks to FERWAFA officials during their visit at Kigali International Airport on Wednesday[/caption] The World Soccer body, FIFA officials are holding a two-day second inspection visit to Rwanda ahead of the eighth FIFA Council Meeting which will be held on October 25-26, 2018. According to…
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Arsenal FC Complete Signing of New Head Coach Unai
May,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25423" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Unai Emery has been unveiled as the new Arsenal FC head Coach[/caption] English side has confirmed the signing of new Head Coach Unai Emery. Emery joins the club after completing a two-year spell at Paris Saint-Germain, where he recently landed the treble of Ligue 1, Coupe de France and the Coupe…
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Rwanda Defeats Uganda to Retain IHF Junior Challenge Trophy
May,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25279" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Rwanda U20 Handball Team retained the IHF Zonal Tournament title which climaxed on Sunday in Kampala, Uganda[/caption] Defending champions Rwanda junior handball team maintained their good form exhibited from the first day to retain the IHF Junior Challenge Trophy tournament which climaxed on Sunday in Kampala, Uganda. Rwanda met Uganda in…
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Rwanda Holds Zambia to Bow Out of CAF U20 Qualifiers
May,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25276" align="alignnone" width="942"] Zambia striker Malumo Mwiya (left) beats Rwanda skipper Buregeya Prince during a 2019 Niger Under20 Africa Cup of Nations second round return leg at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda U-20 National team managed a 1-all draw away to reigning champions Zambia, a result which was not enough…
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Nyirarukundo, Hitimana win Kigali Half Marathon Race
May,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25265" align="alignnone" width="960"] Salome Nyirarukundo(Middle) after winning half marathon 2018 edition of Peace Marathon[/caption] Rwandan athletes Salome Nyirarukundo and Noel Hitimana defied odds as they won the half marathon at the 14th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon held on Sunday in Kigali City. The Kigali international peace marathon was started 13 years ago…
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Rwanda hosts Zambia in a historical 5-match T20 Series
May,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25198" align="alignnone" width="988"] The schedule of the 5-match T20 series which starts on Friday at Gahanga cricket oval[/caption] Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) takes on Zambia in a historic five-match Men’s T20 series against Zambia from Friday, May 2018 toSunday, May 20 at Gahanga Cricket Oval. The five-match T20 series is aimed at strengthening the relations between…
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Handball: Rwanda Sails over Burundi to Book IHF Challenge Trophy Semi-final Slot
May,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25193" align="alignnone" width="991"] Rwanda U20 Handball Team reached the semi final round after edging Burundi in the on-going Zonal tournament in Kampala, Uganda[/caption] Rwanda’s U20 handball team trounced Burundi 37-22 to book the semi final slot in the on-going 2018 Africa Zone 5 Junior International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge Trophy underway in Kampala, Uganda.…
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Rayon Sports Held by Young Africans in CAF Confed Tie
May,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25137" align="alignnone" width="660"] Rayon Sports FC defender Mutsinzi Ange Jimmy keeps control of the Young Africans forward during the second Group D game which was played on Wednesday night in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania[/caption] Rayon Sports FC was held to a barren draw by Tanzania side Young Africans in a Group D CAF Confederation…
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Handball: Rwanda Thumps Sudan in Zone 5 Junior Challenge Tourney
May,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25117" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Rwanda Handball Players seen in training ahead of the zonal tournament which is currently underway in Uganda. Rwanda beat Sudan to register second victory in the tournament[/caption] Rwanda handball team thrashed Sudan 55-8 to register their second victory in the on-going 2018 Africa Zone 5 Junior International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge…
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CAF CC: Rayon Sports Targets First Group D Win in Tanzania
May,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25096" align="alignnone" width="900"] Rayon Sport Fc will be aiming for a vital away win when they take on hosts Yanga on Wednesday night in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports Fc takes on Tanzanian giants Young Africans with a mission of claiming their first win in Group D of…
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Olympics: Rwanda Signs Deal with Japan to Secure pre-Games Training Facilities
May,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25093" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The Mayor of Hachimantai City, Mr. Masahiko Tamura and RNOSC President, Amb. Munyabagisha Valens having a warm handshake after signing the MoU. Courtesy Photo[/caption] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Rwanda Olympic Committee and the Japanese City of Hachimantai-which will allow the former to use sports facilities…
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Rwanda Football Competitions to Be Played During 2018 World Cup
May,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25065" align="alignnone" width="1000"] SC Kiyovu's Uwineza Placide seen against APR FC's Issa Bigirimana in the Azam Rwanda Premier League which has been permitted by FIFA to play in the World Cup months of June and July. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has confirmed that all domestic competitions will not be halted during the…
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Handball: Rwanda Edge Uganda in Highly Contested Zone 5 Junior Challenge Tourney
May,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25058" align="alignnone" width="1038"] Rwanda Junior Handball team beat Uganda in the opening match of the Zonal Tournament which started on Monday in Kampala[/caption] Rwanda handball team started on a bright note as they edged arch rivals Uganda 30-29 in the opening match of the 2018 Africa Zone 5 Junior International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge…
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AFCON U20 Qualifiers: Loss to Zambia Leaves Rwanda With a Mountain to Climb
May,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25030" align="alignnone" width="900"] The-Junior-Wasps-midfielder-Mugisha-Patrick-seen-against-Zambia-during-Saturdays-qualifier-at-Stade-de-Kigali.-Courtesy-Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s U-20 national team lost to Zambia in the second round’s first leg, a result which hinders the country’s qualification to Niger 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Following a bright start in the first round, where Rwanda edged Kenya 2-2 on aggregate, the Junior Wasps could not maintain their…
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AFCON U20: Rwanda Eye Win Over Holders Zambia
May,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_25018" align="alignnone" width="873"] Amavubi U-20’s Marc Govin Nshimiyimana seen against a Kenyan defender last month. The player will be pivotal for Rwanda as they face Zambia today. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda takes on holders Zambia in the second round, first leg match of the 2019 qualifying campaign on Saturday, 15:30 at Stade de Kigali. Rwanda booked their place…
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Rutamu Wins Transform Africa Golf Tourney
May,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24999" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Innocent Rutamu, the overall winner of TAS golf tournament[/caption] Innocent Rutamu returned the best score of 69 Net on Thursday evening to win the inaugural Transform Africa Golf Tournament at Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama. The one-day event was organised by Smart Africa, in partnership with Kigali Golf Club. [caption id="attachment_25004" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Players…
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2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup: Rwanda Faces Lesotho in third-place Play-off
May,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24991" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda's Silverbacks seen against Ghana on Wednesday in the opening match of Africa Rugby Cup[/caption] Rwanda’s Silverbacks will face Lesotho in the battle for the third-place play-off of the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup on Saturday following their dismal performance against hosts Ghana on Wednesday. Rwanda lost their opening game to hosts Ghana 0-57…
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Basketball Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) Kicks off Today
May,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24988" align="alignnone" width="873"] Espoir basketball team players seen against REG in a past league match. Espoir BBC will be hoping to retain Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) title which they won last year. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has organized the annual Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) which begins today in both male and…
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120 Set for Transform Africa Summit Golf Tournament
May,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24895" align="alignnone" width="873"] National Golf Captain Davis Kashaka seen in action in a past tournament, is confident on a big turn up for the Transform Africa golf tournament[/caption] Over 120 people are set to participate in the one day Transform Africa Golf Tournament scheduled on May 10 at Kigali Golf Club, Nyarutarama. According to Kigali Golf…
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CECAFA Women Challenge Cup Rwanda 2018 Tournament Postponed
May,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24848" align="alignnone" width="776"] Rwanda Women National Team which has been in intensive preparations have also called off their sessions. Players will return back to their clubs. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has postponed hosting of the 2018 CECAFA Women Challenge Cup which was scheduled to be staged in Kigali City from May 12-22,…
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Rayon Holds Gor Mahia in CAF Confederation Cup
May,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24807" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rayon Sports FC defender attempts to a challenge from Gor Mahia striker Jacques Tuyisenga in Sunday's Group D Opening game held in Kigali[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports FC managed a 1-all draw against Kenya’s Gor Mahia in their opening Group D match of the CAF Confederations Cup at the…
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Rayon Sports Aims for Bright Start over Gor Mahia in CAF Confed Cup
May,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24801" align="alignnone" width="5184"] Rayon Sports seeen holding their official training session at Stade de Kigali on Friday night. They face Gor Mahia on Sunday night.[/caption] Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports will be targeting Gor Mahia’s scalp when they host Kenya’s Gor Mahia in their CAF Confederation Cup , Group D match due to be…
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Patriots Dethrones REG to Lift 2018 National Basketball Title
May,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24796" align="alignnone" width="873"] Patriots Basketball Club celebrates the league title victory on FRiday night at Amahoro Indoor stadium. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Powerhouse Patriots edged Rwanda Energy Group – REG to lift the 2017/18 Star Times Basketball National League on Friday night. Rwanda Energy Group – REG managed by Kalima Cyril defeated Patriots in a closely contested…
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Gor Mahia in Kigali Ahead of Rayon Sports Clash on Sunday
May,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24780" align="alignnone" width="435"] Amavubi duo of KAgere Meddie and Jacques Tuyisenge are part of the Gor Mahia squad[/caption] Kenyan league champions Gor Mahia FC arrived in Kigali City on Saturday morning ahead of Sunday’s Group D clash against Rayon Sports in the 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup. Rayon Sports FC hosts Gor Mahia FC in the first game…
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President Kagame Calls for Fundamental Changes At Trophy-less Arsenal
May,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24763" align="alignnone" width="720"] Kagame receiving an Arsenal jersey from Tony Adams (L) once Arsenal captain as Airtel MD, Teddy Bhullar, looks on[/caption] President Paul Kagame has called for fundamental change at Arsenal FC following their disappointing exit in the 2018 Europa League. Arsenal was knocked out of the Europa League by Atletico Madrid in…
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Four Kenya Teams Set to Make Debut East Africa Secondary School Games
May,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24724" align="alignnone" width="860"] Sigalame’s Dennis Kinyua dribbles past Laiser Hill’s Sheldon Ouma. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Four Kenyan teams have confirmed their participation at 2018 edition of the annual regional inter-schools competition set for August in Kigali, Rwanda. Rwanda was confirmed hosts in January after a thorough inspection of Musanze District, which will be the host…
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Rwandan Duo Kagere, Tuyisenge to Face English Side Hull City
May,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24719" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Rwandese forward Tuyisenge Jacques seen alongside Kenya's Laila Odinga posing with a Hull City jersey after Gor Mahia booked a date against Championship side in a friendly match on May 13[/caption] Rwandan pair of Kagere Meddie and Tuyisenge Jacques played a key role as Gor Mahia edged AFC Leopards to book…
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CAF U-20 Qualifiers: Rwanda Kicks off Preps Ahead of Zambia Clash
April,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24636" align="alignnone" width="873"] The Amavubi U20 team head coach Mashami Vincent seen giving instructions to the Junior Wasps in the first round campaign. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Rwanda Under-20 team will hold their first training session on Monday in Kigali ahead of their 2019 U20 AFCON second round qualifier against Zambia. Rwanda will lock horns with Zambia…
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Uwizeyimana Finishes Fourth in Tour du Senegal
April,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24621" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Cyclist Bonaventure Uwizeyimana seen in a past Tour du Rwanda tour managed a fourth place finish in the Tour du Senegal. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Team Rwanda Rider Bonaventure Uwizeyimana claimed a fourth place finish in the 17th Tour du Senegal which climaxed on Sunday in Dakar. The week-long tour ended with a stage eight…
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Senegal Tour: Uwizeyimana Jumps into Second Spot on GC
April,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24554" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Team Rwanda rider Bonaventure Uwizeyimana poses after finishing stage five of the Tour du Senegal.[/caption] Team Rwanda Rider Bonaventure Uwizeyimana made stride improvements on the fifth day of the 17th Tour du Senegal as he finished second to grab the second spot on the general classification. Stage five of Tour du…
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Bizimana Joins Belgian Club Beveren On 3-Year Deal
April,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24522" align="alignnone" width="947"] Amavubi and APR Fc midfielder has joined Belgium side Waasland-Beveren. He was unveiled on Thursday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana has signed a three-year professional deal with Belgian first division side Waasland-Beveren. According to Waasland-Beveren, the 21-year old Rwanda international has signed a three-year contract with an option of a…
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Senegal Tour: Ukiniwabo Best Ranked Rider After Day 4 
April,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24500" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Munyaneza Didier seen in a past Tour of Rwanda race is raned fifth on the General Classification of Senegal Tour.[/caption] Team Rwanda Rider Ukiniwabo Jean Paul Rene finished a distant 12th position after the fourth day of the 17th Tour du Senegal which saw riders cover 108km in Thies. Ukiniwabo who clocked…
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Kagere Swears In To Acquire Rwandan Citizenship
April,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24467" align="alignnone" width="793"] Amavubi and Gor Mahia forward Kagere Meddie seen on Tuesday's swearing-in ceremony to officially obtain Rwandan citizenship. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Professional footballer Kagere Meddie who plies his trade with Kenyan football giants Gor Mahia sworn in on Tuesday to officially acquire Rwandan citizenship. The swearing in ceremony was held at Nyarugenge District headquarters. Kagere…
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Kagabo & Mbaraga Among Players Given Rwandan Nationality
April,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24415" align="alignnone" width="1071"] Some of the players and coaches who were given Rwandan nationality on Monday at Kigali City Council. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Musanze Fc striker Peter Otema known as Peter Kagabo and AS Kigali forward Mushingirwa Kibengo Jimmy commonly known as Mbaraga Jimmy are among players who have been officially given Rwandan Nationality. The…
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Rwanda to Face Zambia in CAF U-20 Qualifier after Knocking Out Kenya
April,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24407" align="alignnone" width="881"] Rwanda U20 striker Byiringiro Lague seen dribbling past Kenyan defender on Saturday held them to a barren draw to progress to the second round of the CAF U20 Qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s U-20 National Team, Junior Wasps face qualified to the second round of the CAF U-20 Qualifiers were they will…
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Rayon Drawn with Yanga, Gor, Alger in Confed Cup
April,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_24403" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rayon Sports has been drawn against East African duo in the CAF Confederation Cup Group Phase.[/caption] Rwandan league giants Rayon Sports Fc were on Saturday drawn in Group D of the CAF Confederation Cup where they will face Kenya’s Gor Mahia Fc, Tanzania’s Young Africans and and USM Alger (Algeria). To…
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Rayon Sports Fc Receives Heroic Welcome in Kigali
April,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24350" align="alignnone" width="2048"] Rayon Sports upon arrival in Kigali[/caption] Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports Fc were given a hero’s welcome on Thursday night following their return from Mozambique where snatched a historical berth to the CAF Confederation Cup Group Phase. Rayon Sports become the first Rwandan club to reach the mini-league stage of a major continental…
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CAF U-20 Qualifiers: Kenya Names Strong Squad to Face Rwanda on Saturday
April,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24342" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Ovella Ochieng seen celebrating in last year's Cecafa Challenge Cup held in Kenya. The Kariobangi Sharks striker will need to be closely monitored by Junior Wasps defenders. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Kenya have named a strong Under-20 side to face Rwanda in the return leg of the African Cup of Nations qualifier. The…
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Rayon Sports Fc Advances to CAF Confederation Cup Group Stages
April,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(2)

[caption id="attachment_24294" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rayon Sports secured a 3-2 goal aggregate to advance for the first time to the CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday night in Maputo. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwandan champions Rayon Sports Fc surged into the Caf Confederation Cup group phase for the first time by trouncing Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol…
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Coach Nyinawumuntu Welcomes Court Ruling
April,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24267" align="alignnone" width="800"] Coach Grace Nyinawumuntu seen managing AS Kigali Women football club last year prior to her sacking. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Coach Grace Nyinawumuntu has welcomed the court verdict which dropped sex assault allegations that led to her wrongful dismal by reigning Rwanda Women Football League champions AS Kigali Women Football club. Last year…
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Confident Rayon Sports Set for CAF Confederation Cup Return Leg
April,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_22585" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwandan champion Rayon Sports in a past international game with Burundi's Lydia Ludic[/caption] Rwandan champions Rayon Sports Fc departed for Mozambique on Sunday night ahead of their CAF Confederations cup return leg clash against CD Costa do Sol due on Wednesday in Maputo. The team is expected to arrive in Maputo today afternoon before holding…
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Rwanda Women’s Team Begins Preps Ahead of Cecafa Women Challenge Cup
April,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24175" align="alignnone" width="800"] National Women Football Team Head Coach Kayiranga Jean Baptista[/caption] The Rwanda Women’s football team begins intensive training on Monday in preparation for next month’s CECAFA Women Challenge Cup which will be staged in Kigali, Rwanda. The tournament which will run from May 11-22, 2018 at Stade de Kigali will attract teams from eight countries, namely;…
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CAF President Ahmad Joins Rwandans in Genocide Commemoration
April,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Ahmad Ahmad, the CAF President The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad has sent a solidarity message in tribute to the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. According to Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), the CAF President Ahmad expressed his and continental football confederation’s solidarity with Rwandans in a letter…
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Powerlifting coach Nsengiyumva vanishes from Commonwealth Games
April,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24077" align="alignnone" width="480"] Jean Paul Nsengiyumva reportedly went missing[/caption] One member of Rwanda’s delegation at the on-going Commonwealth Games currently underway in Australia has gone missing. Jean Paul Nsengiyumva, the head coach of Powerlifting has not been sighted since competition in Carrara on Tuesday night, with his whereabouts unknown to his team and police, according to…
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Update: Rayon Sports Fc Coach Minnaert is a freeman, expected in Kigali on Thursday Morning
April,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24049" align="alignnone" width="624"] Setback as Rayon Sports Fc Coach Minnaert is arrested in South Africa[/caption] Rayon Sports Fc Head Coach Minnaert has been released and is expected in Kigali on Thursday morning. Minnaert was arrested on Wednesday  afternoon in Polokwane, South Africa on a case of theft opened by the owner of Black Leopards, Lidoda Duvha, a…
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Setback as Rayon Sports Fc Coach Minnaert is Arrested in South Africa
April,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24049" align="alignnone" width="624"] Setback as Rayon Sports Fc Coach Minnaert is arrested in South Africa[/caption] Rwanda’s league champion Rayon Sports have a suffered a technical set back as their head coach Ivan Minnaert was arrested on Wednesday in Polokwane, South Africa. The development was confirmed on Wednesday by South Africa’s media, just a few days before…
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Mashami Summons Professional Trio to Boost Junior Wasps Preps
April,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24020" align="alignnone" width="546"] Coach Mashami Vincent seen giving instructions to his players during the first leg tie played away in Kenya. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The National U-20 football team, head coach Mashami Vincent has summoned three professional junior players to boost the Junior Wasps ambitions of reaching the second round of the Africa U-20 Cup…
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Mwiseneza, Nkusi Appointed National Hoops Coaches
April,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24002" align="alignnone" width="873"] Coach Maxime Mwiseneza[/caption] Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) have appointed coaching duo of Marius Maxime Mwiseneza and Nkusi Aime Karim to take over the management of the National Men’s Basketball Team. In a media statement issued on Tuesday afternoon signed by the General Secretary Richard Mutabazi, Mwiseneza has been appointed as the head…
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Nyirarukondo Posts Seasonal Best in 10,000m, Beach Volleyball Team Reach Quarters
April,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_23980" align="alignnone" width="600"] Rwandan athletes Salome Nyirarukundo and James Sugira seen at Livingstone Christian College during a day out with children in GoldCoast, Australia. Courtesy Photo[/caption] RWANDA international middle and long-distance runner, Salome Nyirarukundo managed a seasonal best as she finished a distant eleventh in women’s 10,000 metres final held on Monday this afternoonat Carrara Stadium in…
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CAF CC: Rayon Sports thrash Costa do Sol to Edge Closer to Group Stage
April,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23900" align="alignnone" width="849"] Rayon Sports Fc's Shaban Hussein Tshabalala seen against Costa do Sol players in FRiday's first leg match played at Stade de Kigali. The former Amagaju striekr scored a double as the blues won the encounter 3-0. C[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports FC edged closer to the group…
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Coach Kayiranga to Manage Women National Team
April,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Coach Jean Baptiste Kayiranga Veteran coach Jean Baptista Kayiranga has been appointed to manage the national women team which will soon start camp ahead of CECAFA Women Challenge Cup due in Kigali fromMay 12-20, 2018. The former Rayon Sports and Amavubi men’s team tactician was confirmed as the head coach by the Executive Committee of…
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Nyirarukundo Leads out Team Rwanda at 2018 Commonwealth Games
April,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23802" align="alignnone" width="768"] Salome Nyirarukundo holds Rwandan flag[/caption] Rwanda’s long distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo led out Team Rwanda at 2018 Commonwealth Games athlete procession on Wednesday. The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games began on Wednesday with a spectacular opening ceremony paying tribute to the area’s Aboriginal history. Held at the Carrara Stadium in front of…
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CAF Slaps Rayon Sports Fc with a $15,000 Fine, Two-year Ban to Its Officials
April,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_23742" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rayon Sports Club[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slapped Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports a $15,000 fine and a two-year ban from football activities to four of their club officials. In February, CAF opened match fixing allegations on Rayon Sports Fc who had defeated Lydia Ludic 1-0…
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CAF U-20 Qualifiers: Rwanda Holds Kenya to 1-all Draw Away in Machakos
April,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23723" align="alignnone" width="998"] The Junior Wasps which secured a 1-all draw against Kenya in the firsr round, first leg of the CAF U20 Qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Junior Wasps secured a late goal to draw 1-1 with Kenya’s Rising Stars in a 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations first leg qualifier match played at…
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Bayingana Re-elected as FERWACY President
April,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23719" align="alignnone" width="552"] Amaible Bayingana[/caption] Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) unanimously re-elected President Aimable Bayingana on Saturday to serve another four-year term. According to Ferwacy website (ferwacy.rw), Bayingana’s election came as no surprise as he has been praised for overseeing the tremendous development of Rwanda cycling of the last decade. He was a sole candidate for the…
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Uphill Task for Rwanda Against Kenya
April,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23713" align="alignnone" width="1727"] The Junior Wasps seen in Saturday's training session. The Junior side will take on Kenya in the first leg of the CAf U20 qualifiers' first round in Machakos on Sunday afternoon[/caption] Rwanda U-20 coach, Mashami Vincent expects a tough test from Kenya, when the two sides face-off on Sunday in Machakos, in the…
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Rtd. Brig. Gen. Sekamana Elected FERWAFA President
March,31 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rtd. Brig. Gen. Sekamana Jean Damascène has been elected as the President of Rwanda Football Federation. The FERWAFA Elective General Assembly held at Lemigo Hotel on Saturday elected the new President who will serve at the helm of Rwanda Football Federation Management for the next four years, replacing Nzamwita Vincent who has been in the position since…
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Rwanda FA goes to Polls to Elect New President
March,31 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) goes to elections today with a new president expected to be elected to succeed immediate former boss Nzamwita Vincent. The FERWAFA Elective General Assembly is set to be held at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali City from 14:00. Nzamwita who has served a one term from 2014 to todate is not…
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Junior Wasps arrive in Kenya ready for CAF U20 Qualifier
March,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23613" align="alignnone" width="828"] Rwanda U20 players seen in preparations for the CAF qualifier against Kenya due on Sunday in Machakos. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda Under-20 National Team arrived in Nairobi on Friday morning ahead of the 2019 Africa Youth Cup of Nations first round, first leg match against Kenya’s Rising Stars due on Sunday at…
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Burundi Postpones Cecafa U-17 Tourney to April 14
March,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_23627" align="alignnone" width="1000"] CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye (2nd left) with the Mayor of Muyinga Madame Denise Ndaruhekere in Muyinga alongside officials from Burundi Football Federation during a recent inspection visit. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Hosts Burundi have postponed the upcoming CECAFA U-17 Championship which was scheduled to be held in Bujumbura from April 1-15, 2018.…
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Junior Wasps Ready to Face Kenya-Coach Mashami
March,28 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23613" align="alignnone" width="828"] Rwanda U20 players seen in preparations for the CAF qualifier against Kenya due on Sunday in Machakos. Courtesy Photo[/caption] CAF U-20 First Round Qualifiers April 1: First leg Kenya          Vs    Rwanda April 21: Second leg Rwanda       Vs    Kenya Build-up Matches March 24 Rwanda U20 1-1 Police Fc March 27 Rwanda U-20 2-1 SC Kiyovu Rwanda…
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World Half Marathon: Rwandan Athletes Find Going Tough in Valencia
March,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23509" align="alignnone" width="688"] Rwandan athletes with coach Emmanuel Murenzi at the World Half Marathon in Valencia, Spain on Saturday[/caption] The three Rwandan athletes found the going predictably tough on their debut at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships held in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. John Hakizimana was the country’s best ranked athlete as he…
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Munyaneza Wins Memorial Lambert Byemayire Cycling Race
March,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23494" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Munyaneza Didier seen in a past Tour of Rwanda race, won the opening serie of Rwanda Cycing Cup which concluded in Huye District on Saturday.[/caption] Rubavu’s Benediction cycling club rider Munyaneza Didier won the opening serie of the fourth edition of Rwanda Cycling Cup, Memorial Lambert Byemayire staged on Saturday. The Memorial…
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Nyirarukundo Eyes Medal as Commonwealth Games Team Jets Out
March,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The Rwandan duo of Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga will be in quest for medals in the Beach Volleyball discipline. Courtesy (1) Rwanda’s middle-distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo will be seeking to guide Rwanda to a maiden medal at the Commonwealth Games slated for April 4-15 in Australia. The National Commonwealth Team departs for Brisbane on Saturday morning ahead of…
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Eight Crews Confirmed for Rally de l’Est
March,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23468" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Giesen Jean Jean seen cruising his Toyota Celica in a past rally event. He is among the favourite winners of Rally de l’Est’ due this weekend[/caption] With the 2018 motor rally season getting underway this weekend, anxiety and anticipation is growing among the rally enthusiasts. Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC) confirmed eight…
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Rayon Sport Handed Costa do Sul in CAF Confederation Cup Play-Off Round
March,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_22585" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwandan champion Rayon Sports in a past international game with Burundi's Lydia Ludic[/caption] Rwandan representative Rayon Sport will play against Mozambican side Club Desportivo Costa do Sul in the Play-Off round of the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup. The Blues learnt their CAF Confederation Cup fate following a draw for the group…
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2018 Rwanda Cycling Cup Schedule Released
March,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23409" align="alignnone" width="750"] Rwandan cyclists taking part in one of the legs of last year's Rwanda Cycling Cup[/caption] Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) has today released the calendar of the 4th edition of Rwanda Cycling Cup. The competition returns to some great venues for the 2018 series. Rwanda Cycling Cup is the national championship of the…
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Rwanda’s Junior Wasps Squad Summoned Ahead of Africa U-20 Qualifiers
March,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23360" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Amavubi U20 coaching staff Mashami Vincent and his assistant Rwasamanzi Yves addressing the media during Tuesday's press conference held at FERWAFA headquarters in Remera[/caption] Thirty players have been summoned to start training ahead of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Qualifier against Kenya due next month. The team summoned by…
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Rayon Sports Drops to Confederation Cup after Mamelodi Sundowns Loss
March,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23284" align="alignnone" width="638"] Rayon Sports right back Mutsinzi Ange battles Mamelodi defender Wayne Arendse in Sunday's return leg held in Pretoria.Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Rwandan outfit Rayon Sports were eliminated from the CAF Champions League as they dropped down to the Confederation Cup after losing 2-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns at the Loftus Versfeld Stadiumon Sunday night…
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CAF CC: APR Fc Edge Djoliba, Bows out On Away Goal Rule
March,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23280" align="alignnone" width="732"] Impessive midfielder Bizimana Djihad scored the first goal and created the second goal as APR Fc defeated Djoliba only to bow out on away goal rule. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwandan side APR Fc defeated Malian side Djoliba AC de Bamako 2-1 in the return leg of the first round played on Saturday…
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Rwanda to Host FIFA Council Meeting in October
March,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_10667" align="alignnone" width="619"] Gianni Infantino watching Rwanda's Police FC vs Rayon match at Amahoro Stadium[/caption] The FIFA Council which held its first meeting of the year on Friday in Bogotá, Colombia, approved Rwandan capital, Kigali City as hosts of the eighth FIFA Council Meeting which will be held on October 25-26, 2018. The decision was among resolutions…
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Poised Rayon Sports Ready for Sunday’s Showdown Against Mamelodi Sundowns
March,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23269" align="alignnone" width="819"] Centre back Manzi Thierry is a major boost for Rayon Sports as they seek to reach the group stage of the CAF Champions League when they face South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday[/caption] Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports flew to South Africa on Saturday morning ready for Sunday’sreturn-leg clash against Mamelodi Sundowns in…
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Djoliba Is a Must-win-APR Fc Coach Petrovic
March,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23266" align="alignnone" width="824"] APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana seen in a past continental qualifier. He will be key as APR Fc takes on Malian side Djoliba this afternoon[/caption] Rwandan side APR Fc is ready to overturn the slim 0-1 first leg loss when they play visitors Djoliba Athletics Club de Bamako in the return leg…
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Djoliba AC Coach Diarra Optimistic of Progress Ahead of APR Fc Return Leg
March,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23213" align="alignnone" width="935"] Djoliba Athletic Club team following their arrival at Kigali International Airport on Thursday evening. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Malian side Djoliba Athletic Club head coach, Fanyeri Diarra is sure of progress to the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Malian national made the assurance moments after his team’s arrival at Kigali…
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National Team Hoops Coach Mutokambali Sacked
March,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23194" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Moise Mutokambali ended his six-year stint as Rwanda basketball team head coach this week. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) have sacked Moise Mutokambali who has been serving as the head coach of the national basketball teams. The development was confirmed in a communication sent to media on Wednesday by the FERWABA Secretary…
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RRA Edge Bafia to Finish Fifth at Africa Club Championships
March,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23198" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwanda Revenue Authority have ended their continental bid ranked fifth in Egypt.[/caption] Rwanda Revenue thrashed Bafia of Cameroon 3-0 to finish fifth at the 2018 women’s African club championship. The Rwandan representatives faced Bafia today as they vied for ffth and sixth positions on the final standings. The impressive ladies under…
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Rwanda Up Two Places In Latest FIFA Rankings
March,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17561" align="alignnone" width="824"] Amavubi team players seen in drills under the tutelage of former Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey[/caption] Despite not playing any FIFA friendly match since their Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 tournament held in Tanger, Morocco, Rwanda’s Amavubi team has moved two places up in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday to sit…
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President Kagame Meets with CAF Boss Ahmad
March,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23070" align="alignnone" width="726"] President Paul Kagame receives a present from CAF boss Ahmad on Monday. KT Photo[/caption] President Paul Kagame met with visiting CAF President Ahmad in Kigali on Monday evening as the CAF boss climaxed his three-day official visit to Rwanda. Ahmad arrived in Rwanda on Saturday for his first official visit as head of the African…
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Areruya joins French Side Delko-Marseille
March,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23035" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Areruya Joseph[/caption] Rwanda’s and African best ranked rider Areruya Joseph has sealed a two-year contract deal with French professional side Delko-Marseille-Provence KTM team. The development has seen Areruya become the first African to ride for a UCI Professional Continental team. The 22-year old Tour du Rwanda winner last November, the Tropicale…
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CAF President Ahmad Pays Tribute to Genocide Victims
March,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23028" align="alignnone" width="1551"] CAF President Ahmad honouring victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi on Sunday at Kigali Memoriual Centre. Kt Photo[/caption] The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad paid a memorable visit to the Kigali Memorial Centre on Sunday. The CAF President has been in Kigali City since Saturday…
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African Club Champs: RRA Storm Quarter Final Round
March,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_23019" align="alignnone" width="812"] Rwanda Revenue Authority beat Nkumba University of Uganda to reach the quarter final round of the Women's African Club Championship in Egypt[/caption] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) powered into the quarter finals of the 2018 women’s African club championship following the completion of the preliminary round of the competition on Saturday in Cairo, Egypt.…
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It’s a Two-horse Race for FERWAFA Presidency
March,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22984" align="alignnone" width="433"] Brig. Gen(Rtd) Jean Damascene Sekamana[/caption] The contest for Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA)’s top seat will be a tussle between two candidates namely; Intare Fc vice president Rtd. Brig. Gen. Jean Damascene Sekamana and former referee Rurangirwa Louis. The two candidates were declared eligible to vie for the country’s football top seat on…
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Sports Minister Uwacu Flags-off Commonwealth Team
March,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22976" align="alignnone" width="845"] Rwanda's Sports and Culture Minister Julienne Uwacu hands over the flag to lead African and Rwandan cyclist Joseph Areruya.[/caption] Rwanda’s Sports and Culture Minister Madam Julienne Uwacu has flagged off the national team to this year’s Commonwealth Games which will be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4-15, 2018. The event which…
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African Football Boss Ahmad to Visit Rwanda
March,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22926" align="alignnone" width="512"] Ahmad Ahmad, the CAF President[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad is expected in Kigali on Saturday evening on a three-day official visit. Ahmad, who hails from Madagascar, is making his first official visit to Rwanda since his election in Addis Ababa, last year. According to Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), the…
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Rwanda Withdraws as 2019 FIFA U-17 WCup Potential Host
March,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22898" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Ferwafa president Nzamwita Vincent addressing media recently. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup Tournament, the country's soccer governing body said on Thursday. The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) said it decided to withdraw from hosting the event due to time factor and logistics aspects. The…
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Rwanda’s Revenue Authority edge Cameroon’s Nyong in Africa Club Champs
March,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22757" align="alignnone" width="1280"] RRA volleyball club[/caption] Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) opened their African club championship account with a 3-1 (25-18, 15-25, 25-21, 25-14) win against Nyong volleyball club from Cameroun in their Pool A’s opening game on Wednesday. The first set started strong and an evenly matched few points led RRA ahead of Nyong.…
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Rayon Sports Holds Mamelodi Sundowns in Kigali, APR Fc Lose in Bamako
March,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22875" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Rayon Sports Played an impressive game to hold the South African's Mamelodi Sundowns[/caption] Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc started their first round campaign of the CAF Champions League on a positive note as they held South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns in the first leg clash staged at Amahoro Stadium on Wednesday night. The…
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MINISPOC Apologise to Mamelodi Sundowns for Power Failure
March,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22774" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Mamelodi Sundowns players seen after their training session was cut short on Tuesday at Amahoro Stadium[/caption] 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…
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RRA Draw African Giants Al Ahly in Club Championship
March,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22757" align="alignnone" width="1280"] RRA volleyball club[/caption] Rwandan side Rwanda Revenue Authority volleyball club were drawn alongside hosts and record hodlers Al Ahly in Pool A of the  2018 Women's African club championship which begins on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt. The Drawing of lots for the 2018 Women's African club championship was done in Pyramisa Hotel on Monday in presence…
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CAF CC: APR Fc Eye Win over Djoliba in Bamako
March,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22722" align="alignnone" width="824"] Attacking midfielder Iranzi Jean Claude is a major boost for APR Fc as they seek to win away against Djoliba AC de Bamako on Wednesday[/caption] APR Fc named a traveling squad of 18 players for the CAF Confederations Cup round one first leg fixture against Mali’s Djoliba AC de Bamako which…
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Junior NBA Rwanda League launched in Rwanda
March,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_22717" align="alignnone" width="900"] NBA vice president & managing director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall (right) alongside Minispoc's Permanent Secretary John Ntigengwa (centre) and FERWABA president Mugwiza Desire (Left) during the launch ceremony[/caption] The first-ever Junior NBA Rwanda League was launched over the weekend as Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) strives to develop the sport from…
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Sundowns Arrive in Kigali for Rayon Sports CAF CL Clash
March,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(2)

[caption id="attachment_22680" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Mamelodi Sundowns’ coach Pitso Mosimane (centre) is seeking an outright win over Rayon Sports Fc in the first leg due on Wednesday.[/caption] South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns arrived in Kigali on Saturday morning to begin preparations of their CAF Champions League campaign. The 42-Brazilian delegation will face Rwandan champions Rayon Sports Fc in…
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Dr.Petrovic Returns for Second Stint at APR Fc
March,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22649" align="alignnone" width="640"] Dr Ljubomir Petrovic has returned back to APR Fc for a second stint.[/caption] Serbian experienced coach Ljubomir ‘Ljupko’ Petrović has returned to Rwandan champions APR Fc for a second stint as their Head Coach. The former Red Star Belgrade Coach Petrovic is due to be unveiled on Wednesday as the military side coach…
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Meet The Rwanda Dream team for Commonwealth Games
March,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(2)

[caption id="attachment_22604" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The Rwandan cycling team ready for the Commonwealth Games[/caption] A total of 17 athletes have been revealed to represent Rwanda at the Commonwealth Games which will be held on Australia’s Gold Coast in April. Rwanda will be represented across different discipline at the Commonwealth Games from April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland,…
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CAF Opens Match Fixing Probe on Rayon Sports
March,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22586" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwandan champion Rayon Sports edged Burundi's Lydia Ludic courtesy of a lone goal scored by striker Shaban Hussein to qualify to the first round 2-1 on aggregate. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has opened a match-fixing probe on Rwanda Champions Rayon Sport over their preliminary Champions League match…
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Tags: CAF, Olivier Karekezi, Rayon Sports
Karekezi Goes AWOL, Rayon Sports Set to Appoint a Replacement
March,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22582" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Olivier Karekezi has gone AWOL, seven months into his maiden managerial role with Rayon Sports Fc.Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports Fc are set to replace head coach Olivier Karekezi after he went AWOL (away without official leave) seven months into the managerial job. The former Amavubi…
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Tags: CAF, Olivier Karekezi, Rayon Sports
Zambian Sikazwe to Officiate Rayon Sports-Mamelodi Clash
February,27 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22549" align="alignnone" width="638"] Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe during the 2014 CAF African Nations Championships Group B football match between Morocco and Uganda at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 20 January 2014 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix[/caption] Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe has been appointed to steer the affairs of the first leg of the 1/16thround match of…
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Rwanda Finish Bottom in Group B as African Qualifiers’ First Window Ends
February,26 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22519" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda team will seek to make amends in the next qualification window following a poor display in the just concluded African qualifiers held in Bamako, Mali[/caption] Rwanda national hoops team finished bottom of Group B standings after the first window of the African qualifiers climaxed over the weekend at Palais Des Sports…
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APR Fc Edge Rayon Sports Fc in Rwandan Derby
February,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22515" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rayon Sports midfielder Pierrot Kwizera vies for the ball with APR's Hakizimana Muhadjili who scored the lone goal of the game. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Ten-man APR Fc emerged victors of the first leg of the Rwandan derby as they defeated arch rivals Rayon Sports 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at Stade Amahoro in Kigali City.…
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Niger 2019: Rwanda Starts with Kenya in the Qualifying Campaign
February,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22499" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Striker Innocent Nshuti will lead Rwanda's hunt for a place in next year's Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals when they start the qualifying campaign against Kenya late next month. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda has been drawn to face Kenya in the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations released on…
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Who Will Win the Rwandan Derby?
February,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22464" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Rayon Sports and APR in their latest heroes' day competition[/caption] Rwanda’s two biggest soccer clubs and traditional rivals, Rayon Sports and APR Fc will lock horns at Amahoro Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Rayon Sports and APR Fc are meeting in the first round of the rescheduled match day 10 of the Azam Rwanda…
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Rwanda’s 2018 T-Bond Oversubscribed
February,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_3007" align="alignnone" width="663"] John Rwangombwa, Governor central bank[/caption] The first Rwanda Treasury Bond rolled out this month has been oversubscribed with retailers showing the largest appetite in applications for the lion’s share. The issuance has been successful with a very high subscription level of 263 percent from 107 applications from different categories of investors,”…
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FIBA WC Qualifiers 2019: Rwanda Upsets Mali to Secure First Win
February,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22455" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Shooting guard Kenneth Gasana scored 16 points for Rwanda as they edged Mali 74-70 on the first day of the FIBA World Cup qualifier in Bamako on Friday night[/caption] Rwanda national hoops team begun their 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers bid brilliantly defeating hosts Mali 74-70 in the opening game of…
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Retired Army General Sekamana Eyes FERWAFA Top Seat
February,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_22433" align="alignnone" width="936"] Retired Brig Gen Sekamana Jean Damascene after submitting his candidature to run for the FERWAFA presidency on Friday afternoon at FERWAFA Headquarters in Remera[/caption] Retired Brig. Gen. Sekamana Jean Damascene and Rurangirwa Louis have expressed interest in the presidency of Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA).Brig. Gen. Sekamana who retired recently from Rwanda Defence…
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Rwanda Begins FIBA World Cup Qualifying Bid against Mali
February,22 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22395" align="alignleft" width="730"] Rwanda's shooting guard Kenneth Gasana averaged 10.7 points and a team-high four assists per game at FIBA AfroBasket 2017. He is expected to play a vital role for Rwanda in World Cup qualifiers in Mali[/caption] Rwanda national hoops team begins their quest for a slot in next year’s FIBA World Cup…
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CAF CL: Rayon Sports Edge LLB to Set-up Masandawana Clash
February,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22289" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Hussein ‘Tchabalala’ Shaban seen in the first leg, was on target as he haunted home fans, scoring the lone goal to send Rayon Sports Fc to the first round of the CAF Champions League. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwandan champions Rayon Sports progressed to the first round of the CAF Champions League after…
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CAF CC: APR Fc Edge Anse Reunion to Progress to First Round
February,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

APR Fc striker Issa Bigirimana seen in the first leg against Anse Reunion in which he scored a goal. Bigirimana was on target again as APR Fc defeated Anse Reunion 2-1 in Victory on Tuesday. Courtesy Photo Rwanda representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup APR Fc edged Anse Reunion Fc 2-1 to progress to the…
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Rwanda Announces 12-player Squad for FIBA WC Qualifiers 
February,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22231" align="alignnone" width="985"] Moise Mutokambali, head coach of Rwanda[/caption] Rwanda head coach Moise Mutokambali has announced a 12-man final list ahead of their opening match against hosts Mali in the first-leg of Group B of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers due in Bamako on Friday, this week. Rwanda grouped alongside regional arch-rivals…
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: FIFA Postpones Inspection Visit to Rwanda
February,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22206" align="alignnone" width="810"] FIFA president Gianni Infantino seen alongside Ferwafa chairman Nzamwita Vincent during last year's visit to Kigali[/caption] The World Soccer Governing body, FIFA has postponed the inspection visit to Rwanda which was aimed at assessing the country's facilities as Rwanda bids to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. According to a statement…
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Areruya Bags Gold in Men’s U-23 Road Race as Africa Champs Come to a Climax
February,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

TEAM Rwanda and Africa’s top ranked rider Joseph Areruya won gold in the men’s U-23 road race category as the 13th African Continental Road Championship came to a climax on Sunday in Kigali City. The 156km Elite/U-23 men’s road race attracted 114 cyclists from 20 African countries riding a total of 13 laps around Amahoro stadium –…
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Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races
February,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22172" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Eritrea cyclists[/caption] African Cycling Giants Eritrea dominated Saturday’s junior and women road races to extend their medal triumphant at the ongoing 13th African Continental Road Championship. The 13th Africa’s biggest annual cycling event got underway on Wednesday and will run through toFebruary 18 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. On Saturday, riders were in contention for junior men…
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FIFA U-17 WC 2019: FIFA Inspection Team Expected in Rwanda Next Week
February,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22106" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Rwanda might host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2019 if FIFA approves her bid.[/caption] The FIFA Inspection team is set to visit Kigali next week, February 21-24, 2018 to review the country’s facilities for Rwanda’s 2019 U-17 World Cup bid. The Rwanda Football Federation confirmed the development in a media…
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African Championships: A Double for Areruya
February,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_22077" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Areruya Joseph in action[/caption] Rwanda’s and Africa’s newly ranked top cyclist Joseph Areruya displayed magical performances to win combined gold and bronze medals in the U-23 and elite men’s individual time trial (ITT) on day two of the 2018 African Continental Road Championship in Kigali, Rwanda. The 13th Africa’s biggest annual…
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Rwanda Up Two Spots In FIFA Rankings
February,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22074" align="alignnone" width="2764"] Amavubi right back Eric Iradukunda seen trying to go past a midfielder of Equatorial Guinea during the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) held in Morocco last month.[/caption] Rwanda have climbed two spots to 114th in the world in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. Amavubi also moved up one place to…
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Tags: AFCON, Amavubi, CAF, CHAN, FIFA, FIFA Rankings, Football
African Championships: Areruya, Nsengimana Face Tough Opposition in ITT
February,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21440" align="alignnone" width="813"] All eyes will be on Tour du Rwanda and Tropicale Amissa Bongo reigning champion Joseph Areruya and his colleague Jean Bosco Nsengimana[/caption] Rwandan duo Nsengimana Jean Bosco and Areruya Joseph face stiff opposition when the African Continental Road Championship resume on Thursday with the Individual Time Trial (ITT) in Kicukiro District, Kigali City.…
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Africa Continental Championships: Rwanda Wins Gold in Women’s Junior TTT Race
February,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22029" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Junior women cylcing team geting gold medal[/caption] Rwanda women’s junior team won gold on the first day of the African Continental Championships held in Kicukiro District, Kigali City. Rwanda and Burundi took part in the 18km junior women category of the Team Time Trial held earlier on Wednesday morning. Rwanda junior women team…
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Tags: Areruya Joseph, Cyclists, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Tour De L'Espoir, Tour Du Rwanda, UCI, Valens Ndayisenga
FIBA Africa Qualifiers: Ruhezamihigo Boosts Up Hoops Team Preps
February,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22021" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda's experienced shooting guard Hamza Ruhezamihigo have joined the National hoops team as they enhance preparations for Fiba Africa qualifiers due in Mali next week[/caption] Rwanda’s professional shooting guard player Hamza Ruhezamihigo has joined Rwanda men’s basketball team as they gear up for the this month's first-leg of Group B of…
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Team Rwanda Starts Quest for Gold in African Continental Road Championship
February,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_22017" align="alignnone" width="810"] Team Rwanda Star rider Adrien Niyonshuti will spearhead Rwanda's medal chances in the elite men’s TTT set for today.[/caption] Rwanda cycling team, Team Rwanda begins their quest for gold today when the 2018 UCI African Continental Road Championship gets underway in Kigali. The event which starts today until Sunday kicks-off with Team Time Trial (TTT)…
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Tags: Areruya Joseph, Cyclists, FERWACY, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Team Rwanda, Tour De L'Espoir, Tour Du Rwanda, UCI, Valens Ndayisenga
Nyirarukundo Defies Odds to Win Bronze at Barcelona Half Marathon
February,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21943" align="alignnone" width="600"] Rwandan Salome Nyirarukundo (right) on the winners podium after winning bronze in the women's category of the Barcelona Half Marathon on Sunday. [/caption] Rwanda’s Salome Nyirarukundo edged tough opposition to win bronze in the women category of the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, an IAAF Gold Label road race staged on Sunday in Barcelona. Nyirarukundo…
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CAF CC: APR FC Puts Four Past Hapless Anse Reunion
February,11 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21934" align="alignnone" width="924"] APR Fc midfielder Djihad Bizimana seen going past Bibi Warren of Anse Reunion, hit a hattrick against the Seychelles side to earn a crucial victory for the military side on Sunday at Amahoro Stadium.[/caption] Rwanda’s Peace Cup champions APR FC put a foot in the next round after managing a 4-0…
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CAF CL: Rayon Sports, Lydia Ludic Play to 1-all Draw
February,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21918" align="alignnone" width="900"] Rwandan champions Rayon Sports was held to a 0ne-all draw by Burundi's Lydia Ludic in the first leg of the preliminary round of the CAF Champions league on Saturday at Amahoro Stadium[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports failed to bag maximum points a they drew 1-1 with Burundian…
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Roadmap for FERWAFA Presidential Poll Released
February,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21855" align="alignnone" width="900"] Rwemarika Felicite(Right), failed to get majority votes in the last polls[/caption] The presidential polls for the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) will be held on March 31, 2018 at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali City. The FERWAFA General Assembly will elect the new President alongside the Executive Committee who will serve a four-year term from…
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Rwanda Names Strong Squad Targeting Africa Continental Cycling Champs Major Honours
February,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21844" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Team Rwanda. Areruya Joseph on first row left conducted taugh training on Nyamata- Nemba road[/caption] Rwanda has named a strong team to represent the country at the African Continental Road Championships which is scheduled to begin on February 13-18 in Kigali City. Rwanda’s best riders were named by Team Rwanda head coach Sterling…
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Amavubi Skipper Haruna Ruled out with A Knee Injury
February,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21839" align="alignnone" width="1000"] The Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima has been missing from action due to a long term injury and looks like he will sit out for the rest of the season[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima has been ruled out of the season due to a nagging knee injury sustained last month. According…
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We Expect Tough Match Against APR-Anse Reunion Coach
February,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21782" align="alignnone" width="687"] Seychelles side Anse Reunion is in Rwanda since Wednesday acclimatizing ahead of their Sunday's first leg clash against APR FC at Amahoro Stadium. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Seychelles side Anse Reunion is expecting a tough opposition when they play APR Fc in a two-legged match of the CAF Confederation Cup this year. The…
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CAF CL: Rayon Sports Targets Bright Start Against Lydia Ludic
February,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21779" align="alignnone" width="606"] Rayon Sports head coach Olivier Karekezi seen in his club's training session this week. The former Amavubi skipper will be seeking to start his continental bid on a bright note a head coach. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions, Rayon Sports have vowed to stage a bright start to…
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Eritrea Names Strong Squad for African Road Championships
February,07 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_21739" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Eritrean Metkel Eyob seen hugging Rwandan Ndayisenga Valens in a previous Tour du Rwanda edition. Eyob is spearheading Eritrea's quest for Africa Cycling Championship honours. Courtesy Photo.[/caption] Favourites Eritrea has assembled their best team of cyclists who will vie for honors at the African Continental Road Championships slated for February 13-18 in Rwanda.…
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Ethiopia Given Mantle to Host CHAN 2020
February,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21704" align="alignnone" width="754"] Ethiopia Football team[/caption] Ethiopia represented by the FA president Juneidi Basha were officially handed CAF flag from President Ahmadon Sunday night, a feat which declares the East and Central African nation as the host of the 2020 CHAN edition. CAF has also confirmed an inspection team that will be sent to Ethiopia…
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Areruya Wins First Tour de l’Espoir in Cameroon
February,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_21665" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Rwandan Joseph Areruya[/caption] The reigning Tour du Rwanda and La Tropicale Amissa Bongo champion Joseph Areruya sealed another successive title as he won the first edition of the Tour de l’Espoir on Sunday in Yaounde, Cameroon. The last stage of the Tour de l’Espoir from Akono to Yaounde was won by Eritrean  Eritrean Mulueberhan…
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APR, Rayon Given Fair Opponents in Last 32-draw
February,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21612" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Reigning champions APR Fc start their Peace Cup title defence on February 6 against second division side Giticyinyoni Sc at Stade de Kigali. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Traditional rivals APR Fc and Rayon Sports are among the top flight clubs that were given second division league club minnows in the round of 32…
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Tour de l’Espoir: Areruya Grabs Yellow Jersey
February,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(3)

[caption id="attachment_21588" align="alignnone" width="1102"] Rwandan Joseph Areruya after claiming the Yellow Jersey in the Tour de l'Espoir in Cameroon on Saturday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The reigning Tour du Rwanda and La Tropicale Amissa Bongo champion Joseph Areruya got control of the yellow jersey on the third stage of the Tour de l’Espoir which was won by…
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Rwanda’s Five Pros to Miss FIBA WC Africa Qualifiers
February,03 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21558" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda Hoops team players Hamza Ruhezamihigo and Kenneth Gasana are the only professional players that have confirmed their availability during the FIBA Africa Qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s campaign at the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers is likely to suffer a big blow as five out of the seven…
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Cecafa Youth Tournaments Secure FIFA Funding Boost
February,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21552" align="alignnone" width="524"] Cecafa Secretary General Nicholas Musonye addressing the media at the The FKF Goal project offices on November 8, 2017. Courtesy Photo[/caption] This year’s Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) youth championships have received financial boost from the world football governing body, FIFA. The development was confirmed by Nicholas…
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Tour de l’Espoir: Ukiniwabo Finishes Second In Stage Two
February,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21533" align="alignnone" width="750"] Rene Ukiniwabo[/caption] Ukiniwabo was ranked second in a 147km race clocking 03h41’32 following a sprint finish with Eritrean winner Habtemchael Daniel. Rougier-Lagane Gregory from Mauritius clocked third to finish 03h42’10 while reigning Tour du Rwanda and Tropicale Amissa Bongo winner Areruya Joseph finished sixth after clocking 03h42’26. Other Rwandans Hakiruwizeye Samuel, Munyaneza Didier, Mugisha…
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RRA, Gisagara Clubs Win Heroes Volleyball Tournament
February,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21501" align="alignnone" width="900"] RRA women volleyball club celebrating their title victory after defeating APR volleyball club on Wednesday night at Amahoro indoor stadium. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda Revenue Authority Women and Gisagara men’s volleyball clubs emerged victors of the 2018 Heroes Volleyball Tournament which climaxed on Wednesday night at Amahoro indoor stadium in Remera, Kigali…
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Tour de l’Espoir: Areruya Finishes Fifth On Day One
February,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17396" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwandan cyclists Joseph Areruya(Middle)[/caption] Tour du Rwanda 2017 and La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2018 reigning champion Joseph Areruya managed a fifth place finish on the opening day of the maiden edition of the Tour de l’Espoir which started on Wednesday in Doula, Cameroon. The opening day started with a presentation ceremony of all…
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Team Rwanda Starts Quest for Tour de l’Espoir in Cameroon
January,31 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21440" align="alignnone" width="813"] All eyes will be on Tour du Rwanda and Tropicale Amissa Bongo reigning champion Joseph Areruya when he takes part in the UCI Tour de l’Espoir which begins on Wednesday in Cameroon.[/caption] Rwanda’s U23 national cycling team starts quest for honours at the first edition of the Tour de l’Espoir which…
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Peace Cup: 27 Clubs Confirmed for Round of 32
January,31 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Eleven clubs joined sixteen other already qualified clubs into the round of 32 of the 2018 Peace Cup after winning their respective knock-out round matches on Tuesday. Twenty clubs faced-off each in a highly contested knock-out round match action staged across various venues in the country. Azam Rwanda Premier League clubs Miroplast Fc and Kirehe…
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FIBA W/Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda’s Foes Uganda Eye Good Show
January,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21395" align="alignnone" width="900"] Uganda's Silverbacks guard Robinson Opong is optimistic ahead of World Cup qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Group B opponent at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup African Qualifiers, Uganda are eyeing a good show when they take participate in the global qualifiers scheduled to start next month. Uganda’s Silverbacks is drawn in…
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Peace Cup: 22 Clubs Battle for Last 32 Qualification Spots
January,30 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21397" align="alignnone" width="1210"] Miroplast Fc skipper Tuyisenge Pekeyake will be hoping to guide his club into the last 32 round when they face second division side UR on Tuesday at Stade Muhanga[/caption] Twenty-two clubs, two from Azam Rwanda Premier League and twenty second division sides are vying for spots in the 1/16th round when the…
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Nyirarukundo, Muhitira win Kigali Half Marathon
January,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21267" align="alignnone" width="800"] Nyirarukundo Salome won the inaugural Kigali Half Marathon on Sunday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Women’s results (Top 5) Nyirarukundo Salome (APR) 1h15:12 IranziCeline (APR) 1h19:36 Yankurije Marthe (APR) 1h20:27 Niyirora Primitive (NAS) 1h25:10 Niragire Vivine (APR) 1h25:11 Men’s Results (Top 5) Muhitira Felicien (Mcac) 1h05:23 Sugira James (Mcac) 1h05:24 Hakizimana John (APR)1h05:28 Tuyishime…
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Mbarara Rally 2018: Nzamwita Registers Positive Start 
January,29 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_21262" align="alignnone" width="960"] Eric Nzamwita (Left) and Christakis Fitidisi (Right) pose with their trophies after finishing second in the Uganda's Mbarara Rally which climaxed on Sunday[/caption] Mbarara Rally top five finishers 1-Jas Mangat/J. Kamya (Mistubishi Evo 10) 1:47:42 2-Christakis Fitidis/E.Nzamwita (Mistubishi Evo 10) 1:54:19 3-Susan Muwonge/E. Kyeyune (Subaru Impreza) 1:54:29 4-Unissan Bakunda/U. Kakande (Mistubishi Lancer Evo 40 2:01:46…
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Amavubi Coach Hey Submits Request to Terminate Contract
January,25 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_17916" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey[/caption] Amavubi Head coach Antoine Hey has submitted a request to Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), seeking to terminate his contract, two days after Rwanda faced elimination from the Africa Nations’ Championship (CHAN) in Tanger, Morocco. Coach Hey’s one-year renewable contract was due to climax ‪on March 15,…
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Commonwealth Games: Rwanda draws New Zealand in Beach Volleyball
January,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20946" align="alignnone" width="654"] Charlotte Ndayisenga and Denyse Mutatsimpundu seen celebrating African championship victory in Sierra Leone last year. the duo will represent Rwanda at the Commonwealth Games[/caption] Rwanda’s beach volleyball team has been drawn against New Zealand in the first ever Beach Volleyball competition to be held at the Commonwealth Games due in  Goldcoast,…
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Rwanda Resumes Preps for FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
January,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20943" align="alignnone" width="985"] Moise Mutokambali, head coach of Rwanda will be taking the national team into intensive drills as they prepare for the world cup qualifiers. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda men’s national basketball resumes intensive preparations on Wednesday ahead of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers first round to be staged in Bamako from February…
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Rwanda Exits CHAN 2018 Morocco Tournament
January,24 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20940" align="alignnone" width="800"] Rwanda Team Picture during the CHAN Group C match between Rwanda and Libya on 23 January 2018 at Grand Stade de Tanger, Tanger Morocco Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix[/caption] Rwanda faced a group stage exit from the on-going tournment after losing 0-1 to Libya in the injury-time of the 2018 African Nations Championship…
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Total CHAN 2018: Rwanda Look for Quarter-final Berth
January,23 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20849" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Ally Niyonzima of Rwanda is challenged by Pedro Oba Mbengono Asu of Equatorial Guinea during the CHAN Group C match between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea on 19 January 2018 at Grand Stade de Tanger, Tanger Morocco Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix[/caption] Rwanda face Libya on Tuesday night in their final Group C match, knowing they…
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Rwandan Areruya Wins 2018 Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour
January,21 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_20775" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Rwandan rider Joseph Areruya unveiled the champion of Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour by the Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Sunday in Libreville, Gabon[/caption] Team Rwanda and reigning Tour du Rwanda champion Joseph Areruya has set a new cycling milestone as he becomes the first Rwandan to win the 2018 La…
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Areruya on Verge of Winning Historical 2018 Tropicale Amissa Bongo
January,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(6)

[caption id="attachment_20750" align="alignnone" width="960"] Rwandan rider Areruya Joseph staged another impressive performance as he finished third in stage six to retain the yellow jersey of the La Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Saturday in Gabon.[/caption] Tour du Rwanda champion Areruya Joseph staged another brilliant performance as he finished third in Saturday’s stage six of the La Tropicale Amissa…
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Areruya Retains Yellow Jersey Heading to Stage 6
January,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20717" align="alignnone" width="805"] Joseph Areruya staged an impressive performance to retain the yellow jersey after Friday's stage of the La Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon[/caption] Tour du Rwanda rider Areruya Joseph staged an impressive performance in stage five to head into Saturday’s stage six with the yellow jersey in the on-going La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour…
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Total CHAN 2018: Rwanda Overcomes Equatorial Guinea
January,20 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20714" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Rwanda's Manzi Thierry scored the lone goal of the game against Equatorial Guinea which earned man of the match accolade on Friday in Tanger. KT Photo[/caption] Rwanda secured their first victory of the 2018 African Nations Championship as they overcame Equatorial Guinea in the second Group C game played on Friday at Grand…
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Total CHAN 2018: Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea Lock horns
January,19 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_20681" align="alignnone" width="955"] Djihad Bizimana of Rwanda is challenged by Rabiu Ali of Nigeria during the CHAN Group C match between Nigeria and Rwanda on 15 January 2018 at Grand Stade de Tanger, Tanger Morocco Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team will be aiming to build on positive start to the 2018 African Nations…
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FIFA Ranking: Rwanda Slips to 116th
January,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20678" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Libya's Matoyq Ali left tackles Zico Justin of Rwanda’s Amavubi during their 2017 Council of East and Central Africa Football Association senior Challenge Cup at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on December 8, 2017. The match ended in a goalless draw. Photo/Mohammed Amin/www.Sports-pot.com[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team have slipped three places in the…
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Areruya Wins Stage 4 of Tropicale Amissa Bongo 
January,18 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20658" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwandan Areruya Joseph defied odds to win the longest stage of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Thursday.[/caption] Reigning Tour du Rwanda winner Joseph Areruya has won the 182km fourth stage, the longest stage of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo tour on Thursday in Gabon. The Team Rwanda rider beat Belarus rider Koshevoy llia in…
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Nyirarukundo to Fine Tune in Kenya Ahead of Commonwealth Games
January,17 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20644" align="alignnone" width="1273"] Rwanda’s middle-distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo will be hoped on for a medal during the Commonwealth Games due in Australia in April[/caption] Rwanda’s middle-distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo is shifting her preparations for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to Eldoret, Kenya as she bids stage impressive performances at the global event due in Australia from April…
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Rwanda, Nigeria Share Spoils in CHAN Group C 
January,16 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20605" align="alignnone" width="800"] Amavubi midfielder Ally Niyonzima battles Nigeria's Rabiu Ali during Monday's Group C opening game of the CHAN tournament staged in Morocco. Courtesy[/caption] Rwanda secured a point in their opening Group C match against Nigeria of the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship played on Monday at the Grand Stade Tanger in Tanger. The Amavubi…
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Total CHAN 2018: Rwanda Eye Winning Start Against Nigeria
January,15 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Forward Savio Nshuti Dominique seen against defender Manzi Thierry in Sunday's final training session held in Tanger. Rwanda face Nigeria in Group C opening match against Nigeria on Monday night. KT Photo Rwanda’s Amavubi team meets Nigeria in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group C game in Tanger, Morocco on Monday night. Kick-off is at 21:30 CAT at…
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Team Rwanda in Gabon Ready for Tropicale Amissa Bongo Race 
January,14 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20544" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Joseph Areruya, (right), and Valens Ndayisenga are part of Team Rwanda riders aiming for top honours at the 2018 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo which begins on Monday in Gabon[/caption] Team Rwanda is in Gabon ready to begin their quest for 2018 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race which kicks off on Monday,…
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Espoir Shocks REG to Snatch Second Win of the Season
January,13 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20489" align="alignnone" width="824"] Espoir head coach Maxime Mwiseneza seen on the right as his side plays a previous league match. Former champions Espoir defeated REG 100-77 points on Friday night[/caption] Former league champions Espoir basketball club launched a stunning 100-77 win over reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in a national basketball league match…
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Amavubi in Tanger focused on Total CHAN 2018
January,12 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20466" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Amavubi assistant skipper Bizimana Djihad seen against Morocco in a past friendly match. Amavubi team has arrived in Tanger, Morocco focused on the CHAN 2018 tournament[/caption] Rwanda Men’s senior football team, Amavubi, have switched focus on the 2018 Africa Nations Championship which kicks on Friday in Casablanca, Morocco. Rwanda who ended their 10-day…
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Rwanda fall to Algeria in final Pre-CHAN 2018 Build-up
January,10 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20413" align="alignnone" width="850"] The Amavubi team which played Algeria in a 4-1 loss pre-CHAN friendly match played on Wednesday in Tunis. KT Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team suffered a 1-4 loss to Algeria in the final build up to the 2018 Africa Nations Championship. The match was played on Wednesday afternoon at El Menzeh stadium…
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Cecafa Confirms dates for U-17 Championship
January,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20362" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Cecafa secretary Nicholas Musonye has been on an inspection visit to Burundi ahead of the Cecafa U-17 tournament[/caption] The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) secretariat has confirmed the dates when the CECAFA U-17 tournament will be held in Burundi. The development was confirmed by the CECAFA Secretary…
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Witakenge Assumes Coaching Role at Rayon Sports
January,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20359" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rayon Sport's assistant coach Jeanot Witakenge seen interacting with the club's fitness coach Lomami Marcel during Monday's training session held at Nzove grounds. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Former Amavubi play-maker Jeanot Witakenge has assumed the vacant assistant coaching role with the reigning league champions Rayon Sports. Witakenge who was appointed the assistant coach,…
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CHAN 2018 Preps: Rwanda Gears up for Algeria Friendly
January,09 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20355" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi seen in training on Monday will face Algeria in the final friendly match before the team heads to Morocco for CHAN tournament. KT Photo[/caption] The Rwanda men’s football team continued their training on Monday in preparation for Wednesday’s last friendly match against Algeria’s local-based team which will take place at Stade Olympique…
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Patriots BBC Registers Win over APR BBC
January,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_20317" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Patriots' Power Forward Junior Kasongo seen against APR BBC. The new signing scored 16 points to lead Patriots BBC to a 65-52 win over APR over the weekend. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Patriots’ basketball club has gone joint-top of the basketball league standings following their 65-52 match win over APR basketball club staged…
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Rwanda Held by Namibia in Pre-CHAN Friendly tie
January,08 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20314" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Namibia CHAN team which played Rwanda in a friendly training match on Sunday in Jemmal[/caption] Jemmal-Ten-man Rwanda’s Amavubi team was held to a 1-all draw by Namibia in a friendly training match held on Sunday afternoon in Jemmal Stadium, Tunisia. The game was staged as part of preparations of the upcoming…
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Amavubi Shift Focus to Namibia Friendly Match after the Aborted Sudan Tie
January,06 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20274" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Sudanese goalie Akream El hadi being calmed down by the Rwandan goalie Higiro Thomas during the Rwanda vs Sudan heated encounter which was aborted in the 40th minute in Tunis.[/caption] Tunis-The Rwanda Men’s football team, Amavubi, have shifted focus on Sunday’s friendly match due in Jamal after their scheduled match against…
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Battle for 2018 Heroes Cup Begins on January 23rd
January,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20250" align="alignnone" width="1024"] APR Fc skipper Albert Ngabonziza receiving the 2017 Heroes Cup from Senate president Makuza Bernard after the military side defeated Rayon Sports 1-0 in the final match. Internet Photo[/caption] The battle for the 2018 Heroes Cup gets underway on January 23 attracting the top four clubs from last season’s Azam Rwanda…
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Hoops League Returns with five Matches this Weekend
January,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20247" align="alignnone" width="1085"] Patriots pivotal player Mugabe Arstide seen against REG in their previous league match will play a big role as they seek to secure maximum points against APR BBC on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor stadium. Internet Photo[/caption] The National basketball league resumes over the weekend with eye-catching matches set to thrill…
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UCI sets Africa Continental Road Championships for February
January,05 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20244" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Riders Areruya Joseph, Valens Ndayisenga and Mugisha Samuel are expected to lead Rwanda's quest for honours in next month's championship.[/caption] The African Continental Road Championships will be staged from February 13-18th, 2018 in Rwanda according to the UCI cycling calendar. Rwanda awarded the rights to host the 2018 African Continental Road…
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Nigeria Name Final Squad to face Rwanda in CHAN 2018 Opener
January,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20231" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Coach Salisu Yusuf has named a strong squad which will represent Rwanda at the 2018 CHAN tournament due in Morocco[/caption] Nigeria have named a strong 23-man squad which will face Rwanda in the opening match of the African Nations Championship on January 15, 2018 in Tanger.  Coach Salisu Yusuf revealed his…
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CHAN 2018: Rwanda Secures Namibia Friendly Match
January,04 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20218" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi midfielder tries to dribble past his teammates in Wednesday's training session held at El Mouradi training facility in Sousse, Tunisia.[/caption] Rwanda Men’s senior team, Amavubi, will play Namibia in a closed-door friendly match on Sunday, January 7th in Sousse as part of their preparations for the Total 2018 African Nations…
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CHAN 2018: Rwanda’s Group C Rivals Libya Name Final Squad
January,02 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20185" align="alignnone" width="640"] Libya will face Rwanda in Group C of the Africa Nations' Championship (CHAN) on January 23 in Tanger, Morocco[/caption] The 2014 winners, Libya have released a 23-strongman squad which will play Rwanda in Group C of this month’s African Nations Championships to be held in Morocco. The Mediterranean Knights are making…
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Amavubi off to Tunis for CHAN Morocco 2018 Preps
January,01 2018 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20157" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Rwanda team will begin a ten-day camp in Tunisia on Tuesday before heading to Morocco for the CHAN final tournament on January 11[/caption] Rwanda Men’s national football team, Amavubi, left for Tunisia on New Year ahead of the 10-day training camp aimed at further putting them in good shape for the…
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Rwanda Football League Pushed to February 2018
December,31 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20129" align="alignnone" width="695"] SC Kiyovu seen at a past match will start 2018 at the helm of Rwanda football league standings[/caption] Due to the National team engagement in the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) final tournament, Rwanda’s Azam Premier League will resume on February 6, 2018. According to Rwanda Football Federation, the league has been put…
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FERWAFA Executive Committee Given Mandate to Prepare Fresh Elections
December,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20099" align="alignnone" width="900"] Nzamwita Vincent will lead a transition period until the next Ferwafa Elective General Assembly is held to decide on the President of FERWAFA who will serve a four-year term[/caption] The FERWAFA Electoral Committee has given mandate to the out-going Executive Committee to continue their duties and prepare elections for the next…
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FERWAFA Polls 2017: Nzamwita Withdraws from Presidential Race
December,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17606" align="alignnone" width="850"] Nzamwita Vincent[/caption] Nzamwita Vincent has withdrawn from running for the FERWAFA Presidential seat. Nzamwita withdrew his candidature while addressing the General Assembly currently underway at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali. He said, "I have taken time to think about this decision and due to personal and family reasons, I have decided to…
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Patriots Shock REG in Battle of Titans
December,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20090" align="alignnone" width="800"] Patriots coach Henry Mwinuke seen giving tips to his players in a past match.Patriots edged REG in Friday's seasonal encounter played at Amahoro Indoor stadium.[/caption] Rivals Patriots staged an impressive performance as they defeated reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in a national basketball league match played on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor…
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Rwanda FA Goes to Polls to Elect New President
December,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20085" align="alignnone" width="768"] D-day as FERWAFA decides on the new president between incumbent Nzamwita Vincent (L) and Rwemalika Felicite (R).[/caption] The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) goes to elections today to elect the new president in an elective general assembly scheduled to begin at 9am at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali City. The country’s football position is being…
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Rwanda names 23-man squad for CHAN tournament
December,29 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_20031" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Midfielder Amran Nshimiyimana seen against a Zanzibar during the Cecafa challenge tournament has maintained his place on the National Team for CHAN tournament in Morocco. Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda has named their final 23-man squad which will represent the country at the fifth edition of the Africa Nations’ Championship (CHAN) scheduled to…
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CHAN 2018: Nigeria’s Coach Worried about team’s Poor Fitness levels
December,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19994" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nigeria's Super Eagles local team is currently undergoing preparations in Abuja.[/caption] Nigeria’s local Super Eagles fitness coach Okechukwu Akas has expressed his fears at his team’s poor fitness levels ahead of their 2018 African Nations Championship opening match against Rwanda due in January in Tangier, Morocco.  The Super Eagles squad assembled…
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Rwanda League Goes on Hold with SC Kiyovu in top Seat
December,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19991" align="alignnone" width="1024"] APR's striker Issa Bigirimana seen in action against Musanze Fc in a match day 10 action played on Wednesday at Stade de Kigali. Internet Photo[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League is set to take a break after its match day ten action to pave way for national team preparations and engagement in…
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FIFA sends Omari to Monitor FERWAFA Presidential Elections
December,27 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19947" align="alignnone" width="1024"] FIFA Council Member, CAF 2nd VP Constant Omari Selemani is expected in Rwanda on Thursday to oversee Ferwafa presidential elections due on Saturday. Courtesy Photo.[/caption] The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed council member Constant Omari Selemani as their election delegate to observe the upcoming FERWAFA election. Rwanda Football Federation…
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CHAN 2018: Uganda Begins Preparations on Wednesday
December,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19943" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Uganda Cranes begin preparations for CHAN on Wednesday. Courtesy Photo[/caption] The Uganda Football Federation (FUFA) summoned a 30-man squad to start preparations at Namboole stadium on Wednesday as they gear up for the Total 2018 African Nations Championships in Morocco. FUFA released a 30-man squad on Monday and it’s from this…
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Tanzanian side SC Simba Begins new Life with Coach Masoud
December,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19940" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Coach Masoud Djuma has assumed the head coaching role at Tanzanian side Simba SC[/caption] Former Rayon Sports coach Masoud Djuma has taken over the coaching roles of at Tanzanian giants CS Simba following the sacking of head coach Joseph Omog after following an early exit in this season’s Azam Sports Federation…
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CHAN2018: Libya retain trust in Coach Al Mariami
December,25 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19916" align="alignnone" width="1024"] An overawed Libya coach Omar Elmaryami during their Group ‘A’ Cecafa Challenge Cup match with Rwanda in Kenya.Courtesy Photo[/caption] Libya Football Federation has called off deals of giving their national team to former Egypt national team captain and youth team coach Hany Ramzy and decided to renew their confidence in Omar…
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Six riders confirmed for 2018 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour
December,25 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19913" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Cyclist Bonaventure Uwizeyimana seen in a past Tour du Rwanda tour will be gearing to replicate his good performances when he takes part in the 2018 edition of the La Tropicale Amissa Bongo Tour due in Gabon in January[/caption] Tour du Rwanda reigning champion Areruya Joseph leads a six-man Rwandan team…
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Former Amavubi coach McKinstry listed for Uganda Cranes job
December,22 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19785" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Former Amavubi coach Jonathan McKinstry seen with Rwanda team players during his coaching reign. The English tactician is in line for Uganda Cranes slot[/caption] Former Rwanda Men’s senior football team coach Johnathan McKinstry is among the final four shortlisted coaches whom the next Uganda Cranes Coach will be picked from.  According…
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Hoops League Returns Tonight with Thrilling Double Header
December,22 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19782" align="alignnone" width="1024"] REG's play-maker Kami Kabange seen against Rusizi BBC last week in which he scored 35 points alone[/caption] The Rwanda National Basketball League returns on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor stadium with two matches which will leave fans thrilled.  The opening game scheduled for 7pm will pit UGB BBC against reigning champions…
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Nigeria’s CHAN Squad for Rwanda to be Named next Week
December,22 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19779" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nigeria's CHAN team coach Salisu Yusuf is expected to name his squad next week.[/caption] The Nigerian national team coach for the locally-based players, Salisu Yusuf, is expected to name his final 23-man squad for the African Nations Championship next week.  According to media reports, Salisu revealed that he will reveal the…
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FIFA Rankings: Rwanda ends Year in 113rd Position
December,21 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19752" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi players seen in a past training session. Rwanda has improved seven places to finish the year outside the top 100 nations[/caption] The Rwanda men’s senior football team, Amavubi improved seven places to finish the year ranked 113rd in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday in Switzerland. The World football…
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Rwandan Areruya is Africa’s Second Best Cyclist
December,20 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19718" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan and Dimension Data rider Joseph Areruya seen celebrating stage victory at 2017 Tour du Rwanda is Africa's second best cyclist of the year[/caption] The 2017 Tour du Rwanda winner, Joseph Areruya lost the 2017 Best African Cyclist of the year award to South African Louis Meintjes who re-signed for Dimension…
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Rwanda lands Algeria, Sudan friendlies in CHAN build-up
December,20 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19714" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi will camp in Tunisia before heading to Morocco for the final CHAN tournament[/caption] The national football team (Amavubi) has landed two international friendly matches against Algeria and Sudan as part of preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals that will be held in Morocco from January 12 to…
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Morocco 2018: Rwanda’s Opponents Nigeria Intensify Preps in Abuja
December,19 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19669" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nigeria's Super Eagles B which will face Rwanda in January during the CHAN Morocco 2018 Tournament[/caption] Rwanda’s Group C opponents Nigeria’s Super Eagles B have moved camp to Abuja for the next phase of preparations for the forthcoming 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) taking place in Morocco from 13th January 2018. …
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Amavubi Forward Kagere named Footballer of the Year
December,19 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19666" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan Kagere Meddie seen celebrating in a past league match with Gor Mahia. The forward won the Kenyan Most Valuable Player on Monday night[/caption] Rwanda and Gor Mahia forward Meddie Kagere was named the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) 2017 Footballer of the Year in a ceremony held at the…
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Gakwaya wins NRC as Giesen Claims Rallye des Milles Collines
December,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19611" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Gakwaya Jean Claude (Left) and his navigator Mugabo (Right) in a past rally championship. Gakwaya has won the 2017 National Rally Championship.[/caption] Rwandan Gakwaya Jean Claude is the winner of the Rwanda National Rally Champion despite not competing in the final rally of the season- Rallye des 1000 Collines- which was…
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REG Proves too strong for Rusizi and IPRC-South in Hoops League
December,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19607" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda Energy Group center Kami Kabange was instrumental as reigning champions defeated IPRC South and Rusizi basketball clubs respectively[/caption] Reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball club proved a strong to break as they claimed clean sheets against Rusizi and IPRC South basketball clubs in the on-going 2017/2018 national basketball league season.…
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Hakizimana Appointed to Officiate at CHAN Tournament
December,15 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19513" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan referee Hakizimana Louis has been appointed for CHAN tournament in Morocco[/caption] Rwanda referee Hakizimana Louis has been chosen by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to officiate in next year’s Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Morocco.  Hakizimana is amongst 21-man referees selected by CAF to oversee matches in Morocco…
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Ten Cars Confirmed for Rallye des Milles Collines
December,14 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The 2017 National Rally Championship comes to an end this weekend with the thrilling Rallye des 1000 Collines set to be held in Bugesera District from December 15-16.  The rally which will be held on the roads of Nyamata, Gako, Nyagihunika, Kamabuye and Rilima, covering a total distance of 168.22km has attracted ten cars coming…
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All Set for CECAFA Semis in Kisumu
December,14 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19472" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Burundi's Fiston Abdoul ( right) tussles for the ball with Uganda's Muleme Isaac during their 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup match at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega on December 4, 2017. Courtesy Photo[/caption] All systems go in Kisumu’s Moi Stadium when the last four of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup gets…
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Rayon Sports, APR Fc in Tricky Continental Assignments
December,13 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19435" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rayon Sports, seen celebrating this year's Super Cup title, faca a big hurdle if they are to reach the group stage of 2018 Total CAF Champions League[/caption] Rwandan continental representatives Rayon Sports Fc and APR Fc have been handed tricky encounters in the 2018 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup competitions.…
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FERWAFA Elections 2017: Nzamwita, Rwemalika Successfully Nominated
December,11 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19217" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The president of the FERWAFA Electoral Committee Adolphe Kalisa announcing the approved candidates for FERWAFA presidency on Monday. Internet Photo[/caption] Incumbent Nzamwita Vincent and Rwemalika Felicite have been successfully nominated by the Electoral Committee to run for Rwanda Football Federation’s top job again. The FERWAFA Electoral Committee chairman Adolphe Kalisa confirmed…
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Rwanda’s Opponents Begin Build-up for CHAN
December,11 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19172" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Nigerian player seen against Benin in the qualifying round for CHAN Morocco 2018. Internet Photo[/caption] The home –based Super Eagles contingent have started their preparations for the 5th African Nations Championship scheduled for Morocco 13th January – 4th February 2018. According to Nigerian Football Federation, the team started camp over the…
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Rwanda Edge Tanzania to Exit Cecafa Tourney
December,10 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19151" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Amavubi skipper Bizimana Djihad tries to dribble past Tanzania trio in Saturday's game played at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi managed a 2-1 win over Tanzania Mainland in the final Group A match played on Saturday at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos county. The win was Rwanda’s maiden victory at the…
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Rwanda Eye Positive Finish Against Tanzania
December,09 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19123" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Amavubi right back Fitina Omborenga seen against Zanzibar on Tuesday is among players expected to lead Rwanda as they search for a win against Tanzania on Saturday in Machakos[/caption] Rwanda meets Tanzania in their final Group A match of the on-going Cecafa Challenge Cup with a view of registering a positive…
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Libya Happy with CECAFA Challenge Experience
December,08 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19109" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Libya will face Rwanda in group stage of 2018 CHAN finals in Morocco[/caption] Rwanda’s CHAN opponents Libya have expressed delight at the vital experience picked from the Cecafa Challenge Cup tournament where there are taking part as invitational guests as part of preparations for the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals due…
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We are getting ready for CHAN-Coach Hey
December,08 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19106" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi striker Biramahire Abeddy tries to dribble past Libyan defender in their group match played on Thursday in Machakos,Kenya[/caption] The Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has stated that he remains optimistic Rwanda is getting ready for next year’s Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) despite exiting from the Cecafa Challenge Cup currently underway…
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Rwanda, Libya Draw as Zanzibar, Burundi Register Crucial Wins
December,07 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19092" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda managed to play a goalless draw against Libya in the third game of the Group A played on Thursday at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. KT Photo[/caption] Rwanda bowed out of the 2017 Cecafa challenge Cup with one match to go following their goalless draw against Libya in the third game…
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Libya is a Must Win For us-skipper Ndayishimiye
December,07 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19066" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi goalie Eric Ndayishimiye will be back in stands when Rwanda takes on Libya on Thursday at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos, Kenya[/caption] Rwanda face Libya on Thursday afternoon in the third game of their Cecafa Challenge Cup campaign. The match will be played at Kenyatta stadium in Machakos with kick-off delayed…
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We are in a build-up process towards CHAN-Hey
December,06 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19024" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi coach Antoine Hey (R) alongside his assistant Mashami Vincent (L) during the first match against Kenya. Internet Photo[/caption] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has stated that Rwanda is in a build-up process for Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) at the on-going CECAFA Challenge Cup currently underway in Kenya.  Hey made the…
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Cecafa Cup 2017: Rwanda Suffers Second Defeat against Zanzibar
December,05 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_19005" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi forward Muhadjiri Hakizimana tries to beat Zanzibar defenders in Tuesday's second Group A match played in Machakos,Kenya. Internet Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s hopes of making amends ended on a poor note as they suffered a 1-3 defeat to Zanzibar on Tuesday in the second Group A match played at Kenyatta stadium in…
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Rwanda takes on Zanzibar in Search for Crucial Points
December,05 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18993" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Some of the Amavubi seen above will earn first choice roles as Rwanda face Zanzibar on Tuesday in the second Group A match in Machakos. Internet Photo[/caption] Machakos-Rwanda men’s senior national team face Zanzibar in the second game of Group A as they seek to overturn the poor start to the…
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Manzi injury a Blow to Amavubi
December,05 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18990" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi centre back Manzi Thierry will miss Zanzibar game as he nurses a harmstring sustained when Rwand played Kenya on Sunday. Internet Photo[/caption] Rwanda men’s national team face injury blows of first choice centre back Manzi Thierry who was left injured after the opening game of the Cecafa Challenge Cup which…
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Rwanda off to a Losing start in Cecafa Challenge Cup
December,04 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18934" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi centre back Soter Kayumba seen against Kenyan striker Juma Massoud in the opening game of the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup which Rwanda lost 0-2 in Kakamega. Internet Photo[/caption] The 10-man Rwanda Senior Men’s team Amavubi endured a poor start to the 2017 Cecafa Challenge Cup campaign after losing to hosts…
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CECAFA Cup 2017: Rwanda Face Kenya in a must-win Opener
December,03 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18918" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi coach Antoine Hey takes isplayers in a training sesssion mid this week. Rwanda will be aiming for an opening win when they face Kenya on Sunday in Kakamega. Internet Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team face a daunting task in the opening match of the 2017 CECAFA Challenge Cup which kicks off…
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CECAFA Challenge Cup:Rwandan Duo Pass Medical & Fitness Tests
December,01 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18867" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan referees, assistant referee Ndagijimana Theogene (l) and referee Abdul Karim Twagirumukiza have all passed Medical and Fitness test ahead of the CECAFA Challenge Cup in Nairobi[/caption] Rwandan referees, centre referee Abdul Karim Twagirumukiza and assistant referee Ndagijimana Theogene have passed both medical and fitness test held on Friday and were…
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Butera Misses the cut as Antoine Hey names Final Cecafa Squad
December,01 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18858" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Midfielder Butera Andrew seen against Uganda in a past qualifier. The APR Fc player didn't make the final Rwanda team to Cecafa Challenge Cup[/caption] The Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey on Thursday evening named the final 23-man team which he will deploy at the forthcoming Cecafa Challenge Cup which starts in…
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Kenya Names final Cecafa Squad to Face Rwanda
November,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18847" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa addressing the media on Thursday in Nairobi. Internet Photo.[/caption] Newly appointed Harambee Stars Head Coach Paul Put has named his final 23-man team which will face Rwanda in the opening match of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup which kicks off on Sunday in Machakos…
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CECAFA Cup 2017: Rwanda’s Opener Against Kenya Shifted to Kakamega
November,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18844" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Harambee Stars Coach Paul Put took charge of today's training session ahead of the match against Rwanda on Sunday. FKF Photo[/caption] The opening match of the 2017 Cecafa Challenge Cup’s Group A between Rwanda and hosts Kenya has been shifted from Machakos County to Bukhungu Stadium  in Kakamega County on Sunday,…
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Rwanda to play 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers First Round in Mali
November,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18804" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda men's basketball team will take part in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers[/caption] Rwanda men’s basketball team will play the first round tournament of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers next year in Bamako, Mali. The development was confirmed on Wednesday after FIBA Africa announced that Bamako (Mali)…
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Zimbabwe Withdraws from CECAFA citing ‘Security Reasons’
November,29 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18793" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Zimbabwe were set to play as a guest team at the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge in Kenya.net Photo[/caption] The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) announced on Wednesday their withdrawal from the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup set to begin on December 3 in Machakos. In a statement on its official website, ZIFA…
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Nzamwita, Rwemalika, Rurangirwa Submit bids for FA Presidency
November,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18749" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Incumbent FERWAFA President Nzamwita Vincent (R) and Executive Committee member in charge of women football Rwemalika Felicite are among the three that submitted their bids for FERWAFA presidency[/caption] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) incumbent president Vincent Nzamwita and Felicite Rwemalika, a FERWAFA Executive Committee member in charge of women football who is…
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Isonga Fc eye TIDA title in Abidjan
November,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18733" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Isonga Coach Moussa Gatera (left) with his technical team members before departure at Kigali International Airport to Abidjan on Tuesday[/caption] Rwanda’s professional academy, Isonga Football Club has vowed to do what it takes in bid to win the 4th edition of the Tournoi International du District Autonome d’Abidjan (TIDA) which is scheduled…
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Uganda, Zimbabwe name Squads for CECAFA Challenge Cup
November,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18728" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Muzamiru Mutyaba controlloing the ball has been named in the Uganda Cranes squad for CECAFA duty. Fufa Photo[/caption] Group B rivals Uganda and Zimbabwe named their squads for this year’s CECAFA Challenge Cup tournament which begins on Sunday in Kenya. Ugandan coach Moses Basena has assembled a squad of 26 players…
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CECAFA Cup 2017: Rwanda to Play all Group Matches in Machakos
November,27 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18708" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Butera Andrew who has been in impressive form for APR Fc this month is the latest additional player to the Amavubi team currently preparing for the Cecafa Challenge Cup.Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda national team will play all her matches in Machakos according to the Council of East and Central African Football (CECAFA).…
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REG, IPRC-South Lift Hoops pre-Season Tournament
November,27 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18696" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda Energy Group (REG) won the 2017 pre-season title on Sunday after edging IPRC Kigali[/caption] Reigning league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and IPRC South proved their readiness ahead of the new season as they won the 2017 edition of the Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) pre-season tournament which climaxed on Sunday…
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Rwanda Eyes Good Performances at CECAFA Cup-Amavubi Coach
November,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda national team head coach Antoine Hey believes has stated that his side will be eyeing good performances at the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. Speaking to media on Sunday after the Amavubi team’s first training session at Amahoro Stadium, coach Hey said, “We started preparations for Cecafa tournament today. We have included a new faces in…
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Nyirarukundo, Hitimana Win Kigali Run Blue Half Marathon
November,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s middle-distance runners Salome Nyirarukundo and Hitimana Noel emerged winners of the inaugural ‘Kigali Run Blue’ half marathon race held on Sunday. Hitimana, a professional athlete with APR athletics club won the 21km race in one hour, five minutes and twenty seven seconds to come ahead of Kamonyi’s Manirafasha Primier who crossed the finish line eighteen seconds…
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Antoine Hey names Amavubi team for Cecafa duty
November,24 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18646" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi head coach Hey and his assistant Vincent Mashami, give instructions to players during the CHAN 2018 2nd round qualifier against Tanzania in July. Internet Photo[/caption] Rwanda National Team Head Coach German Antoine Hey has called 23 players to camp ahead of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup which begins on December…
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FIFA Rankings: Rwanda Slips Despite CHAN Qualification
November,23 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18624" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi players seen preparing for a CHAN qualifier against Uganda in August. Rwanda dropped two places in FIFA rankings. Internet Photo[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi team has slipped two places in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday despite having sealed a berth at next year’s Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). Rwanda is…
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Pre-season 2017: REG, Patriots face-off in Semi-final
November,23 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18621" align="alignnone" width="1024"] An IPRC Kigali player seen trying to beat a strong REG defence last week in the FERWABA pre-season tournament. Courtesy-Ferwaba[/caption] Rival reigning champion Patriots and league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) will face-off in a mouth-watering semi-final clash of the on-going FERWABA pre-season tournament over the weekend. The first semi-final will…
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Burundi, Kenya release squads for CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup
November,22 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18582" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rayon Sports Burundian duo of Kwizera Pierre and Nahimana Shassir have been summoned to guide Burundi to the Cecafa Challenge Cup title. Internet Photo[/caption] Seven players plying their trade in the Azam Rwanda Premier League are among a 25-man provisional squad summoned by Burundi to begin preparations for the upcoming Cecafa…
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Nigeria Super Eagles will reach Q-Finals- Captain
November,22 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18577" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Super Eagles vice-captain, Chima Akas seen in action in a past qualifier[/caption] The home-based Super Eagles vice-captain, Chima Akas, is hopeful Nigeria will have a good outing at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco despite their poor showing at the last edition of the competition in Rwanda in 2016. The…
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Rwanda’s AFCON Qualifiers Moved to June 2018
November,21 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18548" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi players seen in action while preparing for a past qualifier. Rwanda will play Cote d'Ivoire in Afcon qualifier in June next year[/caption] Rwanda’s qualifiers in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign have been postponed from March to June, 2018 according to the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF took…
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Tanzania, Ethiopia Name Squads for Cecafa Challenge Cup
November,21 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18545" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda seen against Tanzania in a CHAN qualifier this year, both sides face-off again in Cecafa Challenge Cup in Tanzania[/caption] Rwanda’s Group A opponents Tanzania and Group B side Ethiopia have named their squads for upcoming Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup to be held in Kenya from December 3 to 17, 2017.…
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Areruya Elated with Tour du Rwanda Victory
November,20 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18518" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Tour du Rwanda 2017 winner Areruya Joseph. Internet[/caption] Rwandan and South Africa-based UCI Continental Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka rider Joseph Areruya has expressed delight after winning the ninth edition of the Tour du Rwanda 2017 on Sunday following outstanding performances in the last eight days of one of the most…
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CECAFA, Azam TV Seal 3-year Sponsorship Deal
November,20 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18515" align="alignnone" width="1024"] CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye and Cooordinator Herbert Mwachiro during a press conference last week[/caption] The Council for East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) and Tanzanian Pay TV Company, Azam TV have sealed a three-year sponsorship deal to broadcast the regional Challenge Cup and Kagame Cup tournaments. The CECAFA General…
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Total CHAN 2018: Rwanda draws Nigeria, Libya, Eq. Guinea
November,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18433" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Libya's player Faisal al-Radri controls the ball ahead of Rwanda's player Yannick Mukunzi in a past world cup qualifier[/caption] The Rwanda men’s senior local team have been placed in Group C alongside Nigeria, Libya and Equatorial Guinea at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Tangier, Morocco. The draw ceremony was…
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Rwandan Referees Appointed For CECAFA, CHAN Duties
November,17 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18401" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan referees Louis Hakizimana (left), Twagirumukiza Abdoulkarim (centre) and Theogene Ndagijimana seen at a past league match[/caption] Three Rwandan referees have been given roles to officiate at the forthcoming Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) and another for Championship of African Nations (CHAN) tournament.  The duo of FIFA…
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Hoops pre-season Tournament Starts Today
November,17 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

The battle for honours at the 2017 FERWABA Pre-season tourney starts on Friday evening in the men’s category due at Amahoro indoor stadium.  Group A which consists of defending champions Patriot basketball club, 2015 champions IPRC-South basketball club, APR BBC and UGB BBC will only see one match played between UGB BBC and APR BBC…
Sports
Areruya Wins back Tour du Rwanda Yellow Jersey
November,16 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18382" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Joseph Areruya wins back Tour du Rwanda Yellow Jersey[/caption] Rwandan and Dimension Data rider Joseph Areruya won back Tour du Rwanda Yellow Jersey as he staged impressive performances on day-5 of the Tour du Rwanda, a 200.5km race from Musanze to Nyamata on Thursday. Areruya’s team mate Eritrean Eyob won the…
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Rwanda face Libya, Kenya in CECAFA Challenge Cup
November,16 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18369" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi will be eager to stage good performances at the CECAFA Challenge Cup in Kenya[/caption] Rwanda has been drawn in a tough group which is comprised of hosts Kenya and Northern African giants Libya in the forthcoming Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup to be staged from December 3 to 17, 2017. In…
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CHAN 2018: Rwanda Drawn in Pot 3
November,16 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18366" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Libya became the first team to qualify for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN)[/caption] The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has released the seeding pots for the drawing ceremony of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN 2018) tournament scheduled for Friday in Rabat, Morocco. Rwanda is in pot three alongside fellow…
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Areruya wins Stage three, Pellaud Retains Yellow Jersey
November,15 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18352" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda and Team Dimension Data rider Joseph Areruya[/caption] Rwandan Joseph Areruya registered a second stage victory as he claimed the third stage, a97.1km race from Rubavu to Musanze at the on-going ninth edition of Tour du Rwanda on Wednesday. Areruya who plies his trade with South Africa’s Team Dimension Data for…
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Ex-Amavubi duo Ndikumana and Hategikimana Pass Away
November,15 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18323" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Hategikimana Bonaventure[/caption] Rwandan football has been rocked by shock death of ex-Amavubi centre backs Hamad Ndikumana Katauti and Bonaventure Hategikimana, all occurred last night. Ndikumana who was an assistant coach at the reigning champions Rayon Sports passed away on Tuesday night after complaining of intense chest pain. According to Rayon Sport…
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Nomination Process for FERWAFA Presidential Polls Today
November,15 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18310" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Adolphe Kalisa is the president of the FERWAFA Electoral Committee/Internet Photo[/caption] The FERWAFA Electoral Committee has announced the road map to the 2017 FERWAFA presidential polls with the nomination process scheduled to start on November 15 to 28, 2017. The presidential elections for Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) will be held on…
Sports
Tour du Rwanda: Swiss-born Simon Pellaud Wins Stage Two
November,14 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Swiss-born Simon Pellaud who riders for Canadian team Team Illuminate won stage two of the ninth edition of the Tour du Rwanda on Tuesday. Tuesday’s stage two of Tour du Rwanda saw riders heading west for longest stage in this year's race and second longest in history of the tournament. The riders underwent 180km race which was…
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Rwanda Shifts Focus to CECAFA Challenge Cup
November,13 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18244" align="alignnone" width="824"] Yannick Mukunzi tries to go past Ethiopian defender Henok Adugna during 0-0 draw at Kigali stadium. internet Photo[/caption] After sealing a place at next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) final, Rwanda has shifted focus to this year’s CECAFA Challenge Cup set to be held in Kenya from November 25 to December 9,…
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Tour du Rwanda: Areruya Claims  Yellow Jersey after Stage One Victory
November,13 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18206" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Rwandan Areruya Joseph won the first stage of Tour du Rwanda on Monday[/caption] Rwanda and Dimension Data for Qhubeka rider Joseph Areruya won stage one of the 9th edition of Tour du Rwanda from Kigali to Huye District to claim the yellow jersey ahead of the second stage due on Tuesday. Areruya staged…
Sports
Rwanda Reach CHAN Morocco 2018 Finals
November,12 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18191" align="alignnone" width="717"] Amavubi qualified for CHAN Morrocco after a goalless game in return leg against Ethiopia in Kigali on Sunday[/caption] Rwanda completed CAF's line-up at the Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN), securing the last of Africa's berths at Morocco 2018. Amavubi went into the needing a goalless draw to safeguard their 3-2 goal aggregate secured…
Sports
Rwandan Nsengimana Wins 3.3km Prologue of Tour du Rwanda
November,12 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18168" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Jean Bosco Nsengimana after winning Yellow Jersey[/caption] Rwandan Jean Bosco Nsengimana ensured a bright start to his bid of winning the Tour du Rwanda 2017 as he registered the best time in the 3.3km Prologue on Sunday at Amahoro stadium.  The 2017 Tour of Rwanda begun today with a 3.3km prologue, starting and…
Sports
Ndayisenga Eyes Third Title as Tour du Rwanda 2017 Starts 
November,12 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18163" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwanda's Valens Ndayisenga[/caption] The D-day has come as the ninth edition of Tour du Rwanda 2017 swings in on Sunday, November 11, 2017 with champion Rwandan Valens Ndayisenga seeks to defend the title. The 2017 Tour of Rwanda has begun with a 3.3km prologue, starting and finishing at Kigali's Amahoro Stadium.…
Sports
It’s a Must Win against Ethiopia, says Amavubi Coach Hey
November,11 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17916" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey[/caption] Rwanda men’s senior football, Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has stated that Sunday’s return leg against Ethiopia is a must win final for his side as he seeks to guide the nation to 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals due in Morocco. Speaking to media on Saturday after Amavubi’s final…
Sports
Rwanda Open Attracts 180 Golfers
November,11 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_18147" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda Golf Union president, Andrew Nkwandi addressing the media on Friday at Kigali Golf Course[/caption] The 2017 Rwanda golf Open scheduled for November 15-18 at the Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama has attracted 180 local and regional golfers, according to the Rwanda Golf Union. Golfers, in both amateurs and professional categories coming from…
Sports
Debutant Stefan de Bod Eyes Tour du Rwanda Title
November,11 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18144" align="alignnone" width="740"] Stefan de Bod is making up time after a disrupted season when he starts the Tour du Rwanda[/caption] South Africa’s Stefan de Bod has stated his desire to win the ninth Tour du Rwanda which kicks off on Sunday in Kigali City. The race starts with a prologue on Sunday and takes in seven undulating…
Sports
UAE Exchange Premier League Qualifiers Resumes on Sunday
November,10 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18114" align="alignnone" width="806"] Indorwa players seen in action in a past tournament[/caption] The 2017 UAE Exchange 50-Overs Premier League qualifiers gets into its second day over the weekend with Round two action set to be played at Kicukiro and Gahanga cricket oval respectively. On Sunday, Kerala Hunters will be up against Impala Titans in…
Sports
Ethiopia Suffer Girma’s Injury Blow Ahead of Amavubi Clash
November,10 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18109" align="alignnone" width="800"] Ethiopia squad has a tough task ahead against Rwanda on Sunday[/caption] Ethiopia’s Walia Ibex will be without injured and influential striker Melka Aschalew Girma when they face Rwanda in the return leg of Total African Nations Championship Morocco 2018 Playoff due on Sunday at Stade de Kigali in Nyamirambo. The Ethiopia head coach…
Sports
Tour du Rwanda 2017 Start list Confirmed
November,08 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18036" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Team Rwanda will be eyeing home glory as they seek to win the 2017 Tour du Rwanda[/caption] With just four days left to the start of the 2017 Tour du Rwanda edition, Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) has confirmed the start list of riders who will be competing in the most exciting…
Sports
CECAFA Cup Draws set for Next Week in Nairobi
November,08 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18033" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Cecafa Secretary-General Nicholas Musonye addressing the media at his office at the Nyayo Stadium in the past/ Courtesy Photo[/caption] Rwanda men’s senior national football team, Amavubi will know her opponents at the CECAFA Challenge Cup 2017 edition next week following the drawing of lots ceremony scheduled to be held in Nairobi,…
Sports
12 Clubs Confirmed for Hoops Pre-season Tourney
November,07 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_18007" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Patriots BBC team which won last year's edition of the FERWABA pre-season tournament after edging REG in the finals[/caption] Twelve clubs have confirmed participation in the 2017 FERWABA Pre-season tournament slated for November 17 to 26 at Amahoro and Rafiki basketball courts. According to Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA), eight teams in…
Sports
Blow for Rwanda as Bizimana is Suspended for Return Leg
November,07 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17984" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi midfielder Bizimana Djihad seen here against Morocco in a friendly tie has been ruled out of Sundays return leg against Ethiopia due to two accumulative yellow cards[/caption] Rwanda Men’s Senior Football Team, Amavubi will be without pivotal midfielder Djihad Bizimana for Sunday’s return leg of the Total African Nations Championship…
Sports
Foreign Quartet Name Riders For Tour du Rwanda 2017
November,06 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_17925" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan Areruya Joseph (infront) is among Team Dimension Data riders expected to vie for Tour du Rwanda 2017 title[/caption] Four foreign international teams have confirmed their riders who will battle for honours at the ninth edition of Tour du Rwanda expected to start on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Amahoro Stadium. …
Sports
Nothing Won yet, Says Amavubi Coach Hey
November,06 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17916" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi Head Coach Antoine Hey wants maximum concentration ahead of the return leg against Ethiopia on Sunday[/caption] Despite securing a crucial 3-2 away win over Ethiopia in the first leg of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) play-off qualifiers, Amavubi coach Antoine Hey says that nothing is won yet since…
Sports
CHAN Play-Off Qualifier: Rwanda Stun Ethiopia in Addis Ababa
November,05 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17901" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Left Rutanga Eric scored a brilliant free kick in the 55th minute putting Rwanda into the game before going on to win 3-2 away to Ethiopia in Addis Ababa[/caption] Rwanda’s Amavubi Team beat Ethiopia 3-2 away in Addis Ababa to brighten their hopes of landing the maiden slot of participating in…
Sports
CHAN Play-off: D-Day For Amavubi against Ethiopia
November,05 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17885" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi striker Mico Justin will Antoine Hey's side as they seek an away goal in Sunday's CHAN play-off's first leg due at Addis Ababa Stadium[/caption] The Rwanda Men’s Senior Football team, Amavubi, need a win against Ethiopia on Sunday afternoon if they are to think of keeping their hopes alive to…
Sports
Mugabe, Changawa eye top Prize at Rwanda Tennis Open
November,04 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17843" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ugandan Duncan Mugabe is favoured to win the 2017 Rwanda Open Circuit[/caption] Ugandan Top seed Duncan Mugabe and Kenyan second seed Ismael Changawa Mzai, are eyeing a nail-biting finale at the Rwanda Tennis Open which comes at climax on Saturday at Amahoro Tennis Court Sports in Remera, Kigali City. The two…
Sports
CHAN Qualification is possible, says Amavubi coach Hey 
November,03 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_17796" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi coach Antoine Hey addressing the media on Thursday at FERWAFA Headquarters in Remera[/caption] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey stated on Thursday that qualification for Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals is possible as he named the final 18-man which travels to Addis Ababa today ahead of the CHAN Play-off first leg…
Sports
Havugimana, Umumararungu Coast into Rwanda Open Semis
November,03 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17784" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan Olivier Havugimana is the sole remaining local player vying for Rwanda Tennis Open title in the men's professional single category[/caption] Rwanda’s title hopeful Olivier Havugimana fought hard to beat his Rwandan nemesis Etienne Niyigena in a tight match, winning 4-6 6-3 7-5 in their quarterfinal clash of Rwanda Tennis Open…
Sports
Habiyambere Faces Changawa in Rwanda Tennis Open Quarters
November,02 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17748" align="alignnone" width="768"] Dieudonne Habiyamber on tennis court[/caption] Rwanda’s Dieudonne Habiyambere and Kenya’s Ismael Changawa Mzai face-off today in the quarter final round of the Rwanda Tennis Open taking place at Amahoro National Stadium tennis courts. Habiyambere, seeded number seven at the on-going tournament faces a tough challenge from Kenya’s seed two at 09:00am…
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Ethiopia Start Preps Ahead of Rwanda CHAN tie
November,02 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17745" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Ethiopia's Walia Ibex are expected to start preparations today ahead of Rwanda tie due on Sunday in Addis Ababa[/caption] The Ethiopia head Coach Ashenafi Bekele summoned a 27-man provisional squad on Wednesday to start preparations on Thursday ahead of the CHAN 2018 play-off double header against Rwanda. Rwanda and Ethiopia meet…
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Uganda calls for resignation of CECAFA president
November,01 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17713" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The CECAFA president Sirelkhatim Mutasim Gafaar (centre) addressing media after September's executive committee meeting[/caption] In bid to revamp the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations, the Federation of Ugandan Football Association (FUFA) has called for resignation of its current president Sirelkhatim Mutasim Gafaar. FUFA expressed their request in a…
Sports
Havugimana, Umumararungu Cruise to Quarters in Rwanda Tennis Open
November,01 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17710" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Gisele Umumararungu booked a place in the quarters of the female category of Rwanda Tennis Open on Tuesday[/caption] The nation’s hopes of reclaiming the Rwanda Open Tennis title from the foreign legion hinge on the country’s top seeds Olivier Havugimana and Gisele Umumararungu as the duo booked their places in the…
Sports
‘We must secure CHAN Slot’ – Amavubi Skipper ‘Bakame’
October,31 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17661" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi skipper Eric Ndayishimiye a.k.a Bakame is upbeat on Rwanda securing the lone CHAN slot when they face Ethiopia[/caption] Rwanda men’s senior football team, Amavubi skipper Eric Ndayishimiye says that his team is ready to put up a do or die show and secure a slot for next year’s Africa Nations…
Sports
Bright Start for Local Pros in Rwanda Tennis Open
October,31 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_17658" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwanda's Olivier Havugimana is optimistic on winning the 2017 Rwandan Open Tennis title[/caption] Rwandan men and women professional tennis players cruised to a bright start in the elite category of Rwanda Tennis Open which started on Monday at Amahoro National Stadium tennis court.  Professional players from Uganda, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya…
Sports
Rwanda Beach VB Team Seals Commonwealth Games Ticket
October,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17612" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan duo of Charlotte Nzayisenga and Denise Mutatsimpundu pose for a photo with their Seychelles counterparts before the semi-final match. The duo will represent Rwanda at next year's Commonwealth Games[/caption] Rwandan National Beach Volleyball team defied odds as they edged African powerhouses to win gold and snatch a ticket to next…
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Rwanda FA Elections Set for December 30th
October,30 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17606" align="alignnone" width="1024"] FERWAFA president Nzamwita Vincent[/caption] Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) will go to polls to elect their Executive Committee on December 30, 2017. The development was confirmed on Sunday after Ferwafa’s extraordinary general assembly held at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali. The meeting which attracted 52 affiliate members of Rwanda Football Federation also approved…
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CAF Confirms Dates for Rwanda, Ethiopia CHAN Tie
October,29 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17561" align="alignnone" width="824"] Amavubi team players seen in drills under the tutelage of Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey[/caption] Rwanda will face Ethiopia in a two-legged play-off for the final slot in the 2018 Morocco CHAN on November 5 and 12, 2017 respectively. The development was confirmed on Saturday by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). With the tournament’s…
Sports
Amavubi Squad for CHAN Play-off Tie against Ethiopia Named
October,28 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17516" align="alignnone" width="934"] Amavubi team seen in a past qualifier against Uganda[/caption] The Amavubi technical team has released a 24-man squad for a four-day camp aimed at preparing the scheduled play-off match of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship finals against Ethiopia to be played in November. Rwanda will face Ethiopia in a play-off match…
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Beach Volleyball duo eye Commonwealth Games slot in Sierra Leone
October,27 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17458" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Mutatsimpundu Denyse seen in action at a previous world championship[/caption] Rwandan National Beach Volleyball team players have their eyes set on securing a slot to next year’s Commonwealth Games by ensuring an excellent finish at this year’s continental qualifiers which begins on Friday in Freetown in Sierra Leone. Charlotte Nzayisenga (Rwanda…
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Rwanda Relinquish Semifinal Hopes to Egypt
October,27 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17454" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan players go for a block against an Egyptian player in Thursday night's quarter final match in Cairo[/caption] Rwanda men’s volleyball team’s hopes of securing a semifinal berth at the CAVB Men’s African Volleyball Championship went up in smoke after losing by straight sets to hosts Egypt in the quarter final…
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Rwanda’s Tuyisenge Commits Future to Gor Mahia Fc
October,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17400" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Amavubi forward Jacques Tuyisenge seen celebrating a Gor Mahia goal has renewed his contract with the Kenyan giants[/caption] Rwandan international Jacques Tuyisenge has committed his future to 16-time Kenyan Premier League champions ending his speculated move to Rwandan side APR Fc. The lethal forward who joined Gor Mahia in January last…
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Fifteen Riders Named for 2017 Tour du Rwanda
October,26 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17397" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Rwandan cyclists Joseph Areruya, Valens Ndayisenga and Samuel Mugisha are among those looking to win Tour du Rwanda 2017[/caption] With just over two weeks left to the 2017 Tour du Rwanda edition, Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) has released a list of 15 cyclists that will carry the country’s flag at the…
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Stern Egyptian test for Rwanda in African Tourney Quarters
October,25 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17368" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Rwanda men's volleyball team players celebrate Botswana's victory on Monday[/caption] Rwanda men’s volleyball team hopes to put up a performance strong enough to hurt giants Egypt when both sides meet in the quarter finals of the 2017 Men’s African Volleyball Championship on Thursday at the Cairo Stadium.  Rwanda powered into the…
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All set for Cecafa Cup in Kenya, says Musonye
October,25 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17365" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Cecafa secretary general, Nicholas Musonye[/caption] The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has confirmed that preparations are on the right track  for Kenya to host a successful Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup scheduled for November 25 to December 9, 2017 in Nairobi. Speaking to KT Sports on Tuesday from…
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Rwanda Seals Quarter Final Slot With Win Over Botswana at African Volleyball Champs 
October,24 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17353" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Rwandan Guma Lawrence seen in action against Botswana on Monday[/caption] Rwanda extended their good run at the 2017 African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Africa men's championship as they sealed a quarter final slot following their second win over Botswana 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-17) in a crucial Pool D played on Monday evening…
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AS Kigali Star Nshuti Returns to Action in December after Surgery
October,24 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17350" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Savio Nshuti Dominique in training with AS Kigali[/caption] Amavubi and AS Kigali prolific forward Savio Nshuti Dominique that recently underwent a recurrent shoulder dislocation surgery will return to action in December. According to Joseph Nshimiye the AS Kigali club Secretary General, a fortnight ago, Nshuti underwent surgery at King Faisal Hospital.…
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Rayon Sports Fc Gets New Chairman
October,23 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(1)

[caption id="attachment_17284" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Rayon Sports Fc new club chairman Paul Muvunyi[/caption] Businessman Paul Muvunyi has been elected as new chairman of Azam Rwanda Premier League club Rayon Sports Fc.  In polls held on Sunday at Sports View Hotel in Kicukiro, Muvunyi was elected unopposed as out-going chairman Gacinya Chance Denys opted not to contest…
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Rwanda Opens With win Over Chad in Men’s African Volleyball Champs
October,23 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17276" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Rwanda men's volleyball team seen in a past competition started on a positive note in the African championship in Egypt[/caption] Rwanda men’s volleyball team opened the 2017 Men's African Nations Championship with deserved win over Chad in Pool D of 2017 Men's African Nations Championship at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt…
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Cricket Builds Hope T20 tournament gets underway on Sunday
October,21 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Eight cricket teams will take part in the Cricket Builds Hope Tournament which gets underway on Sunday at Gahanga and Kicukiro Cricket Oval. The tournament is part of the activations that lead up to the grand opening of the multi-billion Gahanga Cricket Stadium in Rwanda which is set to become the best in Africa. It will officially…
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Rwanda Wins Gold at World Para-Taekwondo Championships
October,20 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17214" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Jean de la Croix Nikwigize on the podium as he won the bronze medal at the World Para-Taekwondo Championship in London[/caption] The Rwandan flag was raised high and the national anthem sang thousands of miles away in London at the World Para-Taekwondo Championships. Two Rwandans Consolee Rukundo and Jean de la…
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Masudi Appointed Assistant Coach For Tanzanias Simba SC
October,19 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17184" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Coach Masudi Djuma leads celebrations of the 2017 Azam Rwanda Premier League title[/caption] Former Rayon Sports Burundian coach Masudi Djuma has been appointed assistant coach of Tanzania Premier League giants Simba SC. Speaking to KT Sports on Thursday morning prior departing for Dar es Salaam, Masudi said, “It’s now official. I…
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Bitok Settles For his Final Six ahead of Africa Nations Championship
October,19 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17181" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Rwanda Volleyball Team which is in Egypt for a series of friendly matches ahead of the Africa Nations' Championships[/caption] The head coach for Rwanda men’s volleyball team Paul Bitok has settled for his first choice starting team ahead of the African Nations Championship in Cairo, Egypt this weekend. The Rwandan team…
Sports
Rally Machines to Roar in Rwanda’s 5th Round of Rally Championship
October,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17128" align="alignnone" width="667"] Defending champion Mohamed Roshanali seen in his Subaru Impreza in one of this year's national rally rounds[/caption] The 5th round of the Rwanda Automobile Association (RAC) national Motocross Championship, the Gakwaya Memorial Rally championship is set to attract a packed menu of competition in the weekend of October 28-29, 2017 in Huye District.…
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RRA Compels Football Clubs to Clear Tax Arrears
October,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17078" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Kiyovu amongst the clubs that were compelled to clear tax arrears[/caption] Azam Rwanda Premier League clubs namely Rayon Sports Fc, Musanze Fc, Kirehe Fc and SC Kiyovu have been given until October 30, 2017 to have declared taxes of their respective clubs. The decision was reached in a meeting held on Tuesday at…
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Rwanda Team Eye Medals at World Para-Taekwondo Championship
October,18 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_17051" align="alignnone" width="960"] Rwanda Team for the World Para Taekwondo Championship[/caption] Rwanda National Para Taekwondo Team departed for London on Tuesday to take part in the 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championship. The national team is comprised of six athletes who have been in a rigorous four-week camp at Splendid Hotel in Muhanga district under close guidance…
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Shassir Nahimana: Rayon Sports Can Beat Anyone
October,17 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_16940" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Shassir Nahimana in Action. Photo Plaisir Muzogeye[/caption] Rayon Sport’s Burundian forward Shassir Nahimana believes the Blues have enough armory to beat any team in the Azam Rwanda Premier League after defeating traditional rivals SC Kiyovu 2-0 in the weekend’ derby played at Stade de Kigali on Sunday. Rayon Sports Fc claimed their…
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No Movement for Rwanda in FIFA Rankings
October,17 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_16902" align="alignnone" width="824"] Rwanda's Amavubi team seen in a previous Afcon qualifier[/caption] The unavailability of recent competitive matches has left Rwanda static at 118th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking for the month of October which was released on Last week in Zurich, Switzerland. Rwanda was last in competition in mid-August as they defeated Uganda 2-0…
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Rwanda’s APR Clubs Shine in Julius Nyerere Volleyball Cup
October,16 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

Rwanda’s APR clubs (Men & Women) kept the country’s flag high as they claimed this year’s edition of the glittering Nyerere International Championship, which climaxedon Sunday at the National Indoor and Outdoor courts in Dar es Salaam. Organised by Tanzania Amateur Volleyball Association (Tava) in honour of the Father of the nation, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, the…
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Born Out of Charity, the Gahanga Cricket Stadium is Ready
October,16 2017 Bonnie Mugabe Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_16747" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Gahanga Cricket Oval[/caption] On October 28, 2017, the global cricket family will assemble in Gahanga sector, Kicukiro district, Kigali City to inaugurate the long-awaited Rwf950.2 million state-of-the-art international cricket stadium, first of its kind in Africa. The inauguration ceremony is expected to attract over 200 high profile cricket personalities from different parts…
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