Big five launch stylish start to the season
Turbo King Football League
Rayon Sports 2-1 Gicumbi
Etincelles 0-0 Espoir
AS Muhanga0-4 Mukura
AS Kigali 2-0 Amagaju
Musanze 1-1 Kiyovu Sports
APR 6-2 Marines
Police 2-1 Esperance
DEFENDING champions Rayon Sports, APR, Mukura, Police, AS Kigali recorded brilliants start to the 2013/14 Turbo King Football League which commenced over the weekend.
This was everything we were told to expect from a Rayon Sports side managed by Didier Gomes da Rosa: slick, attacking football with a ruthless edge. The blues produced a bright performance to beat new comers Gicumbi 2-1 On Saturday at Amahoro stadium.
Djamal Mwiseneza and Abouba Sibomana found the back of the net while Jean Pierre Maombi scored consolation goal for the Gicumbi outfit.
Thirteen-time league champions APR steam-rollered hapless Marines 6-2 to launch a perfect start to the 2013/14 Turbo King Football league with pride on Sunday at Stade de Kigali.
Defender Albert Ngabo, Michel Ndahinduka, Nova Bayama, Jean Baptista Mugiraneza and substitute pair of Hegman Ngoma and Barnabe Mubumbyi scored the military side as veteran defender Bonaventure Hategikimana and Bertin Dusenge scored consolation goals for Marines.
Southern Province giants Mukura recorded the heaviest win on the opening day of the season as they thrashed AS Muhanga 4-0 away in Muhanga.
New signings Emmanuel Minani scored a brace while Claude Nahimana and Noah Byimana all found the net to earn top spot for Cedric Kaze’s oufit.
The reigning Cecafa Kagame Cup tournament’s best player Christian Mbirizi scored an early goal for SC Kiyovu before Abdou Nshimiyimana equalized to earn a point for Gilbert ‘Yaounde’ Kanyankole’s side in Musanze.
Peace Cup holders AS Kigali continued from where they stopped last season as they defeated Amagaju 2-0 at Stade de Kigali.
Strikers Justin Mico and Jimmy Mbaraga scored vital goals for the Kigali-sponsored club to start the season on a bright note.
Etincelles and Espoir earned a point each after both sides played a goalless draw in their fixture held at Umuganda stadium.
Police earned a 2-1 win over Esperance at Kicukiro turf through Mutuyimana Fabrice and Jacques Tuyisenge.