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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Rwanda Men's National Soccer Team News


June 14, 2015 - Ernest Sugira scores in win over Mozambique
"Rwanda has shocked hosts Mozambique with a 1-0 victory in the opening game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying campaign at the Stadio Nacional de Zimpeto in Maputo on Sunday afternoon. Ernest Sugira netted a superb header from a Jacques Tuyisenge cross on the right flank in the third minute to give the visitors an early lead." - New Times

June 7, 2015 - Patrick Sibomana & Yannick Mukunzi score in win over Tanzania
"Rwanda finally ended their goalless run to score twice against Tanzania yesterday at Amahoro Stadium in Kigali in their second game of the inaugural Genocide Commemoration Cup.... Left wingback Patrick Sibomana converted from the spot after Tanzania’s Joram Mgeveke handled the ball in the penalty box following a long pass from the right flank by Amavubi forward Bertrand Iradukunda. Sibomana sent Taifa Stars’ goalkeeper Said Mohamed the wrong way to fire a low shot into the right corner at the half time mark to give the home side a deserved lead having dominated play in the opening 45 minutes. In stoppage time, midfielder Yannick Mukunzi found the back of the net with a superb header off an Eric Rutanga cross on the left flank after a short corner kick by Dominique Savio Nshuti to give the Amavubi a 2-0 win." - New Times


August 3, 2014 - Michel Ndahinduka & Meddie Kagere score in win over Congo
"Rwanda snatched their qualification ticket from Congo to advance to the last qualification round of the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations after winning them on penalties. The hosts got back on an aggregate of 2-2 after their 2-0 win in regular time. Michel Ndahinduka found the net in the 53rd minute before Meddie Kagere doubled the score for Rwanda 6 minutes later. The game went through to penalties and Amavubi kept their cool head and won 4-3 to advance to the Group stage qualification round. They will be in Group A alongside South Africa, Nigeria and Sudan." - StarAfrica

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