Rwanda National Football League

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Rwanda National Football League
Country  Rwanda
Confederation CAF
Founded 1975
Number of teams 13
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to Second Division
Domestic cup(s) Rwandan Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions A.P.R. (14th title)
(2013–14)
Most championships A.P.R. (14 titles)
2013–14 season

The Rwanda National Football League is the highest division in football in Rwanda. The league was formed in 1975. It was known as the Primus National Football League in 2004 and from 2009–10 to 2012–13,[1] after which sponsorship was taken over by Turbo King.[2]

Clubs for the 2013–14 season[edit]

Team Location
Amagaju Gikongoro
AS Kigali Kigali
A.P.R. Kigali
Espoir Cyangugu
Espérance Kigali
Etincelles Gisenyi
Gicumbi Byumba
Kiyovu Sports Kigali
Marines Gisenyi
Muhanga Gitarama
Mukura Victory Butare
Musanze Ruhengeri
Police Kibungo
Rayon Sports Nyanza

Previous champions[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club City Titles Last Title
APR FC Kigali 14 2014
Rayon Sports Nyanza 7 2013
Panthères Noires Kigali 5 1987
Kiyovu Sports Kigali 3 1993
Mukungwa Ruhengeri 2 1989
ATRACO FC Kigali 1 2008

Topscorers[edit]

Season Player Club Goals
2001 Luleuti Kyayuna APR 9
2002 n/a n/a n/a
2003 Milly APR 12
2004 Rwanda Abed Mulenda
Rwanda Olivier Karekezi
Rayon Sport
APR
14
2005 Rwanda Jimmy Gatete APR 13
2006 Rwanda André Lomami APR 13
2006–07 Democratic Republic of the Congo Labama Bokota Rayon Sport 14
2007–08 n/a n/a n/a
2008–09 Rwanda Jean Lomami ATRACO 12
2011–12 Rwanda Olivier Karekezi APR 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/index.php?i=15158&a=60008
  2. ^ "Turbo King to take over league sponsorship". newtimes.co.rw. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

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