Rwanda Boost Squad Ahead of Cranes Return Leg

Rwanda players celebrating a goal recently

Following their 3-0 loss to Uganda in Kitende recently, Amavubi Stars coach Antoine Hey has patched up his squad in a bid to overturn the deficit when both Countries meet on August 19 in Kigali.

Ernest Sugira who recently signed to APR club has been added to the provisional 21-man squad that faces a ‘Mission Impossible’ against Uganda Cranes if they are to qualify for the 2018 CHAN Championship in Kenya.

Sugira comes in to replace the suspended Bernabe Mubumbyi.

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Ange Mutsinzi, Innocent Nshuti and Gilbert Mugisha have too joined the camp with the directly replacing Emma Rucongoza who accumulated 2 bookings.

It is understood that Rwanda’s Amavubi stars have held their first training session today.

Rwanda’s Provisional Squad


Eric ‘Bakame’ Ndayishimiye, Marcel Nzarora and Yves Kimenyi.


Aimable Nsabimana, Thierry Manzi, Soter Kayumba, Latif Bishira, Emmanuel Imanishimwe, Jean Marie Vianney Muvandimwe, Ange Mutsinzi and Eric Iradukunda.


Yannick Mukunzi, Djihad Bizimana, Olivier Niyonzima, Amran Nshimiyimana and Kevin Muhire.


Dominique Savio Nshuti, Innocent Nshuti, Ernest Sugira, Gilbert Mugisha and Christophe ‘Abeddy’ Biramahire.


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