Rwanda Women's Football League

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Country Rwanda
Confederation CAF
Founded 2008
Most championships AS Kigali

The Rwanda Women's Football League is the top level women's association football league in Rwanda.

History[edit]

Before the league 2004-2008...

League started in 2008 and is founded solely by money from FIFA.[1] Introduction of play-offs after the season for the 2013–14 season. With just sixteen registered clubs, there is no relegation, but the creation of a second level league is planned.[2] In 2015 FIFA sponsored the league with $70,000.[3]

2013–14 teams[edit]

Teams are divided into two groups that play each other once. After that the top 4 teams from each group advance to the quarter-finals.[4]

Pool A: AS Kigali, APR, Esir, Rambura, Urumuri, Freedom, Don Bosco Gatenga and Evening Stars.

Pool B: The Winners, Kamonyi, Inyemera, Bugesera, Les Lionnes, Imirasire, Atletico Huye and Academy Girls Sports Team.

2014-2015 teams[edit]

Teams: As Kigali, Youvia Football Academy, Rambura,Freedom de Gakenye,Kamonyi WFC, Bugesera, Inyemera, Les Lionnes, Atletico Huye, Academy Girls Sports Team, Golden Generation and Nyagatare WFC

Champions[edit]

The list of champions and runners-up:[5]

Year Champions Runners-up
2008 APR FC Musanze
2009 AS Kigali APR
2010 AS Kigali APR
2011 AS Kigali APR
2012 AS Kigali APR
2013[6] AS Kigali The Winners
2014[7] AS Kigali Kamonyi

Top scorers[edit]

Shadia Uwamahirwe has been finishing top-scorer of the women’s football league from 2011 to 2013 scoring 24, 37 and 20 goals.[8]

References[edit]

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