2014 Peace Cup
1/16th round fixtures, March 18
Rayon Sports vs Sunrise
Etincelles vs Etoile de l’Est
Unity vs. Gicumbi
Sec vs. Marines
Musanze vs. Gasabo
AS Muhanga vs. Interforce
Kirehe vs. Intare
Aspor vs. Sorwathe
Espoir vs. Pepiniere
Police vs Bugesera
Isonga vs. SC Kiyovu
APR vs. Akagera
Vision vs. Esperance
Amagaju vs. United Stars
Mukura vs. Vision J.N
AS Kigali vs. Rwamagana
FOUR private companies have expressed their interest to beef up financial support towards the 2014 edition of the Peace Cup tournament which kicks off next week.
According to Ferwafa spokesperson Vedaste Kayiranga, BRD, Sonarwa, Techno Mobile and Akagera Motors have all expressed their desire to support the annual tournament whose winner represents the country at Caf Confederation Cup.
“We talked to over 35 companies but four private companies expressed their desire to support the tournament. We are going to talk to them and hopefully before the tournament begins, we will have concluded talks with all or some of them,” added Kayiranga.
The annual peace Cup tournament kicks off next Tuesday with nine matches set to be played. Among the matches which will be played, Rayon Sports will host Sunrise at Mumena stadium while Espoir will host Pepiniere at Muhanga stadium.
A day after, seven other matches including defending champions AS Kigali will be in action. AS Kigali will host Rwamagana at Ferwafa turf, APR host minnows Akagera in Rwamagana, Police play visitors Bugesera at Stade de Kigali while Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle will playa way to hosts Mukura in Muhanga.
The winners will advance to the 1/8th round were Rayon Sports, who won the national league title last season might face AS Kigali, with the winner set to face APR in the 1/4 should all clubs manage to progress to the last eight.
The winner between Rayon Sports and APR in the quarter finals will face SC Kiyovu in the semi final. Police also face a stern against Mukura in the 1/8 should they manage to progress. The final will be played on July 4.
Last year, AS Kigali made light work of AS Muhanga, earning a 3-0 to lift the Peace cup title.