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Big four set to battle for 2018 Agaciro Cup

Sep 24, 2018 Comments 30, 088 views

The big four teams from last season’s Azam Rwanda Premier League, APR FC, AS Kigali, Rayon Sports FC and Etincelles Fc are set to compete for the 2018 Agaciro Cup when the annual Tournament (...)

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Mukura VS eye Super Cup glory

Sep 24, 2018 Comments 30, 088 views

After lifting the 2018 Peace Cup trophy last month, Mukura VS coach Francis Haringingo will be looking to add a second trophy in the cabinet when the Huye-based side takes on APR in the Super Cup (...)

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Rayon Sports fall to Enyimba to crash out of CAF Confed Cup

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Rwandan side Rayon Sports Fc suffered a 1-5 loss to Nigerian side Enyimba FC as their continental dreams came to a disappointing climax on Sunday in Nigeria. The West Africans qualified 5-1 on (...)

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Peace Cup: Niyonzima, Muhire fire Rayon into final

Posted on Aug 10 2018

Two second-half goals from Olivier Seif Niyonzima and Kevin Muhire were enough on Thursday as Rayon Sports denied Sunrise FC what would have been their first Peace Cup final.

Hopefuls Rayon beat the Nyagatare-based side 2-0 to set up a date with Mukura VS in this year’s Peace Cup final – set for Sunday, August 12 at Kigali Stadium.

Niyonzima netted the opener in the 66th minute with a strong strike from outside the box before attacking midfielder Muhire doubled the lead, assisted by Yannick Mukunzi, to seal the final berth for the Blues who are looking for their first Peace Cup title since 2016.

With ten minutes to play, Sunrise defender Leo Uwambajimana was sent off by referee Louis Hakizimana after being booked for a second time on the night.

In the first-leg on Monday, Sunrise had beaten Rayon 2-1 in Nyagatare.

Roberto Oliveira Goncalves do Calmo’s Rayon will face Francis Haringingo’s Mukura, who edged APR in semi-finals on Wednesday, in the final on Sunday, while APR will be up against Sunrise in the third place playoff.

The 2018 Peace Cup winners will automatically book the ticket to represent the country in CAF Confederation Cup in the 2018/2019 season.

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Rayon Sports 2-0 Sunrise (3-2 aggr)
Photo: Ruhagoyacu.com
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