Nshimiyimana satisfied with team’s progress
Coach Eric Nshimiyimana is not a worried man following APR’s start to the 2012/13 Primus National Football League season which has seen his club sit on sixth position with 17 points, five points behind surprise league leaders AS Kigali.
“The team is much different from their first matches played this season. Being a new team, things were not good but am happy because they have started showing signs of winning and this comes along with the confidence gained by playing more matches,”
“I am not worried, this team will surprise many during this year. I still see our club favourable to win the league title no matter what is happening so far,” addd Nshimiyimana.
The military side will open their 2013 Champions League campaign with a double-legged preliminary round clash against Burundi based Vital’O.
In the Primus league opening fixture of the year, APR plays away to Isonga at Amahoro stadium on Saturday.
APR in sixth spot with 17 points, level with newly promoted Musanze FC but the champions have a better goals difference of 9 compared to Musanze’s 6.
Andrew Gasambungo’s AS Kigali ended the year at the top of the league with 21 points in ten matches, Police and Kiyovu follow with 19 points, while Etincelles lay bottom of the standings with five points.