Rayon Sports F.C.

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Rayon Sports
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Full name Rayon Sports Football Club
Nickname(s) Gikundiro
Founded May 1968
Ground Stade Régional Nyamirambo[1]
Kigali, Rwanda
Ground Capacity 22,000
Chairman GACINYA
Manager Masudi Djuma
League Rwanda National Football League
2015–16 2nd

Rayon Sports Football Club is an association football club based in Nyanza, Southern province, Rwanda. The team currently competes in the Rwanda National Football League, and plays its home games at the Stade Amahoro in Kigali but it makes its everyday life in southern province in Nyanza District.[2] their won 8 Rwandan premier league, the most premier league champion after one. 8 Rwandan cups, 1 cecafa clubs cup from outside of the country and 1 kigali 100 years cup.

History[edit]

The club was founded in May 1968 in Nyanza, but moved to the nation's capital, Kigali, in 1986 before moving back in 2012 following an agreement with the Nyanza District authorities.[2] In 2012, the club also absorbed Nyanza Football Club, which was relegated from the Rwanda National Football League after the 2011–12 season.[3]

Achievements[edit]

1975, 1981, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2013, 2017
1976, 1979, 1982, 1989, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2005, 2016
1998

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1982 – Preliminary Round
1998 – First Round
1999 – Second Round
2001 – Preliminary Round
2003 – First Round
2005 – Preliminary Round
2014 – Preliminary Round
2006 – First Round
2008 – First Round
1993 – Preliminary Round
2002 – Quarter-Finals
1990 – First Round
1994 – Second Round
1996 – First Round
2000 – Second Round

Current squad (2016–17)[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Rwanda GK Jean-Luc Ndayishimiye(Bakame)
Rwanda GK Bashunga Abouba
Rwanda DF Mutuyimana Evariste
Rwanda DF Mugabo Gabriel
Rwanda DF Irambona Eric
Rwanda DF Rwigema Yves
Rwanda DF Munezero Fiston
Rwanda DF Manzi Thiery
Rwanda DF Nshimiyimana Idrissa
Rwanda DF Ange Mutsinzi Jimmy
Rwanda DF Rwatubyaye Aboudul
Rwanda DF Senyange Yvan
No. Position Player
Rwanda DF Niyonzima Olivier Sefu
Rwanda DF Niwemwungeri Mike
Rwanda MF Muhire Kevin
Burundi MF Pierrot Kwizera
Rwanda DF Nova Bayama
Rwanda MF Imanishimwe Jabel
Rwanda MF Mugisha Francois
Mali MF Moussa Camara
Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Mugeni Fabrice
Rwanda FW Nshuti Dominique Savio
Mali FW Tediane Kone
Burundi FW Nahimana Shassir
Rwanda DF Nshimiyimana Moustapha

Staff[edit]

  • Head coach: Masudi Djuma(2015–2016). [4]
  • Assist coach: Nshimiyimana Maurice .[5]
  • Goalkeeper coach: Manirakiza Claude [6]

Notable coaches[edit]

  • Rwanda Umudage (19??–85)
  • Rwanda Longin Rudasingwa (1995–00)
  • Rwanda René Kalimunda (2007–08)
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Raoul Shungu (2009)
  • Rwanda Tierry Hitimana
  • Rwanda Baptiste Kayiranga
  • Rwanda Fatikaramu
  • Rwanda Kanyankore Gilbert Youndé
  • France Didier Gomes Da Rosa (2012– 2013)
  • Rwanda Jean Marie Ntagwabira
  • Belgium Luc Eymael
  • Rwanda Masudi Djuma (2015–201..)

Notes[edit]

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