RPF Football Tourney

Third-Place, Tuesday

Vital’o vs. SC Villa 1pm


APR vs. Rayon Sports 3pm

Arch rivals APR, Rayon Sport clash in RPF’s Silver Jubilee



Rwanda’s traditional rivals APR and Rayon Sport meet head to head in the finals of the RPF 25th Anniversary tournament set for this Tuesday at Amahoro stadium.


This will be their first clash since the season started in September this year. Both clubs who are aiming to win the tournament will have a full plate to offer to their fans.

APR reached the final after beating Vital’o 2-0 on Saturday and a day after Rayon Sport put SC Villa on the sword with a 2-0 victory to set up a clash against the military side.

Coach Eric Nshimiyimana says that APR’s youngsters are ready for the titanic clash. “We are building a new team and the progress of my players is really good. I believe the confidence gained so far has the ability to help them record a win against Rayon Sport on Tuesday,”

Rayon Sport’s Coach Didier Gomes da Rosa said, “We missed alot of chances and I think they will be in good shape on Tuesday. APR is a good team and we hope both teams will play good football,”

“They played good players but I have trust from our team and we are confident on winning the final the game against APR,” added Didier.

The third place match will pit SC Villa against Vital’o earlier in the afternoon at Amahoro stadium.

The winner will walk away with US$10,000 (about Rwf6.3m) on top of the trophy while  first runner-up will get US$7,000 [Rwf. 4.4m] US$5,000 [Rwf. 3.1] is reserved for third placed team, while the fourth will receive US$3,000 [Rwf. 1.9].




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