Ferwafa Kids league underway
U-16 kids playing in the Ferwafa kids’ league
Esperance de Remera vs Shining
Etincelles vs Marines
AS Kigali vs Muhanga fc
Vision Youth vs Gicumbi
Mukura vs Youth Development Center
Volcano Youth vs Les abeilles de Busogo
Kiyovu Sport vs Centre de Gikondo
Rwanda Football Federation has started a junior league dubbed Turbo Kids National Football League ‘TKNFL as part of development of young talented players from the grassroots level.
The kids’ league, which will feature players below 16 years playing at different stadia, have preceded the Turbo King National Football League matches.
The Ferwafa official in charge of talent detection and education, Antoine Rutsindura said that the initiative is aimed at having as many kids as possible playing football.
“This programme will help players aged 16 and below to improve their lives through sport. The registered teams will play at various grounds just before the kick off of the senior league matches,” he said.
He added that, “Some of these youth teams are formed by the senior clubs which play in the national league as academies. The purpose is for development of young talents that will one day play in the senior clubs.”
Some of the teams which will participate include; Esperance de Remera, Shining Star, Etincelles, Marines, AS Kigali, AS Muhanga, Vision Youth, Gicumbi, Mukura, Youth Development Center, Volcano Youth, Les Abeilles De Busogo, SC Kiyovu , Centre De Gikondo, Rayon SportS, Musanze, Amagaju, Foundation Eto, Mparirwakurusha, Ejo Hazaza, Esperance, Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle among others.