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Rwanda Premier League, Match Day 4 Results/Fixtures

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Cecafa Kagame Cup 2019: Rayon Sports edge TP Mazembe in Group A

Posted on Jul 07 2019

The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports FC launched a bright start to the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup campaign as they snatched a 1-0 win over DR Congolese champions TP Mazembe in the opening match of Group A staged at Amahoro Stadium on July 7, 2019.

A third minute strike from Burundian import Jules Ulimwengu was the only goal that separated both sides as new Cameroonian coach Mathurin Olivier Ovambe started off his coaching duties with the blues on a good note.

The Blues with new signings recently from arch rivals APR FC and Mukura VS such as Kimenyi Yves, Iragire Saidi, Rugwiro Hervé, Nshimiyimana Amran, Ciza Hussein and Iranzi Jean Claude dominated the first half and missed a few goal scoring chances.

In the second half, TP Mazembe without star players like Issama Mpeko, Mputu Trésor and Elia Meshack came all out attacking but could not break the solid Rayon Sports defense line with good performances exhibited from goalie Yves Kimenyi.

With the Rayon Sports FC registering their victory, they lead Group A standings with three points while TP Mazembe lies bottom of the standings with no points.

In an earlier game, Tanzanian side KMC was held to a 1-all draw by South Sudanese side Atlabara FC.

In Group B which was the opening day at Stade Huye, Kenyan side Bandari FC and Ugandan league champions KCCA played a 1-all draw while reigning champions Azam FC defeated former Peace Cup champions Mukura VS 1-0.

Action continues on Monday with Group D and C double headers at Stade Umuganda and Stade de Kigali respectively.

In Group D, Zanzibar’s KMKM face Djibouti’s AS Ports at Stade Umuganda at 13:00 while Kenyan league champions Gor Mahia face DR Congolese side AS Maniema at 15:30.

In Group C, Ugandan side Proline FC who lost 1-0 to APR FC in the opening day face Somalia’s Heegan FC at 13:00 while Zambian side Green Eagles take on three-time champions APR FC at 15:30.

The region’s oldest continental club championship is slated to climax on July 21 with two teams from each group advance to the quarter finals.

The winner of the annual tournament stands to pocket $30,000 (Rwf. 27 million) in prize money while runners up will receive $20,000 (Rwf. 18 million) and $10,000 (Rwf. 9 million) respectively.

CECAFA Kagame Cup 2019
Sunday Matches
Group A

KMC 1-1 Atlabara FC
Rayon Sports FC 1-0 TP Mazembe

Group B
Bandari FC 1-1 KCCA
Azam 1-0 Mukura VS

July 8, 2019
Group D

KMKM vs AS Ports (Umuganda Stadium, 13:00)
Gor Mahia vs AS Maniema (Umuganda Stadium, 15:30)

Group C
Proline FC vs Heegan FC (Stade de Kigali, 13:00)
Green Eagles vs APR FC (Stade de Kigali, 15:30)

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