Category Archives: Football

Rayon Sports women crowned second division league champions

Rayon Sports Women Football Club were crowned 2022/2023 women second division league champions after beating Indahangarwa 4-3 on penalty shoot-outs after both teams played a 1-1 draw at Bugesera stadium on Sunday The Blues opened the scoring in the 20th minute of the first half through forward Judith Otieno before Indahangarwa skipper Marie Claire Mushimiyimana scored […]

Gikundiro Promotion: Ojera Joackiam is the Rayon Sports best player of february 2023

SKOL BREWERY LTD AND RAYON SPORTS ASSOCIATION, have unveiled the Skol Rayon Best Player Of February 2023, and awarded the Gikundiro promotion fans that have completed their loyalty cards by getting 15 stamps. The Gikundiro promotion was launched by Skol in 2017 for Rayon Sports FC supporters by SKOL BREWERY LTD. This promotion regroups various […]

SKOL Football Village, the World Cup fan zone bringing unmatched football experience

The 2022 World Cup takes place in Qatar has been home to big moments that not any football fan would afford to miss out. For a tournament that comes once in four years, people are always eager to enjoy every action of the World Cup to their highest satisfaction and that is where SKOL came […]

SKOL Brewery Ltd unveils SKOL Stadium

SKOL Brewery Ltd, on Tuesday, December 13, unveiled ‘SKOL Stadium’, a football stadium that cost the brewer almost Rwf800 million upon completion. Located in Nzove, the facility is currently home to Rwanda Premier League side Rayon Sports as the club’s training base for both men and women teams. The facility is decorated with photos of […]

FEATURED: SKOL, Rayon Sports ink Rwf1bn partnership

Rwanda’s football giants Rayon Sports and local brewer SKOL on Friday signed a new three-year partnership deal worth over Rwf1 billion in a deal that will run until 2026. The pair agreed to extend their partnership a year before the current deal expires in June 2023. Under the existing agreement, Rayon gets Rwf200 million annually, on […]

How SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda thrilled Arsenal fans that won flight tickets

On 18th December 2018, English Football Club Arsenal announced partnership deal with SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda. In January 2019, SKOL Brewery Ltd Rwanda shed light on the deal inked with Arsenal in a press briefing. At the time, the brewer explained that the partnership will see enthusiasts of SKOL drinks standing chance to win flight […]

SKOL BREWERY LTD extend Rayon Sports Association sponsorship deal until 2023

Nine-time Rwandan champions, Rayon Sports, and Skol brewery have agreed to a new three-year sponsorship package until the end of the 2020/23 season. The new deal, the largest signed by any Rwandan football club and one of the biggest in Rwandan football history, is worth more than Rwf200 million annually. While announcing the sponsorship extension […]

Rayon Sports starts nationwide fan registration campaign

Rayon Sports have kicked off a nationwide fan registration process that intends to inform the club about the accurate data of the club’s fan base. Fans of the Blues will have to register their names and their current district of residence and automatically become an official fan of the Blues. Registration will be done through […]

Rayon start training ahead of new season

Rayon Sports are today, November 2, meeting at their Nzove base – for the first time since March to begin preparations for the coming season. The 2020/21 Rwanda Premier League season gets underway on December 4. The players and staff reported to camp, in Gikondo, Kicukiro District, on Sunday after undergoing Covid-19 testing on Saturday. The […]

Five things to know as sports activities return

On Monday, September 28, the Ministry of Sports announced that all sporting activities, training and competitions, would resume effective immediately. The ministry has, however, urged that Covid-19 containment measures should be observed. The development concludes a six-month-long halt imposed on sports in a bid to strengthen the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. To ensure a […]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs a new long-term contract!

Auba has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal! Having put pen to paper on his new deal, our 31-year-old captain wanted to break the news on and on social media by telling fans LIVE that he was staying, with the ambition to lift more trophies and leave a long-term legacy. The Gabon international […]

Mikel Arteta’s job title has changed from head coach to first-team manager

So why has this change taken place – and what does it mean? “Mikel’s been here since the end of December and the last nine months have probably been the most challenging nine months in Arsenal’s history – and we’ve been around for 134 years. Despite all of those challenges, Mikel has been driving this football club […]

Arsenal Beat Liverpool On Penalties, Confirm 16th Community Shield Title

Arsenal have emerged the 2020 Community Shield champions after beating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after 90 minutes ended 1-1 at Wembley stadium on Saturday, It is now back-to-back Community Shield defeat for Liverpool after they lost also on penalties against Manchester City last year. The last time Arsenal and Liverpool met in the Community Shield […]

Fifa’s proposal that teams should be allowed to make up to 5 substitutions form 3 per match

RWANDA football players and coaches have weighed in on Fifa’s proposal that teams should be allowed to make up to five substitutions per match as a temporary measure to cope with fixture congestion once sporting action resumes If adopted, the dispensation can be implemented by competition organisers until the end of the 2021 season. Most […]

Striker Sarpong sacked at Rayon for insulting club boss

Rayon Sports Football Club have announced that they have – with immediate effect – terminated the contract for striker Michael Sarpong, allegedly for insulting club president Sadate Munyakazi. In a statement released on Wednesday, April 23, the club said: “Considering that no reason can justify your insulting and dishonorable behavior, we are forced to terminate […]

COVID-19: 11 topflight clubs players to give up Salaries Until Football Resumes

Eleven member clubs of the 16-team Rwanda Premier League have suspended contracts of their players, and will not be paid starting with April, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. Over the past two weeks, players from different clubs, including Rayon Sports, have been complaining about unpaid salary and allowances dues and lack of communication from their clubs. […]

Gikundiro Promotion: Skol recognize best rayon sports fans for 2018-19 season

Skol Brewery Ltd – the main sponsors of Rayon Sports – have recognized the club’s 29 most outstanding fans for last season ahead of the new Gikundiro promotion campaign. Each of the 29 was on Tuesday given a certificate of recognition accompanied by VIP tickets to watch the team’s all 15 home games in the […]

SKOL and Rayon Sports celebrates league title by unveiling new club dormitory

  The new infrastructure is part of a long-term plan to build a fully equipped sports facility next to Rayon Sports’ professional football pitch. Rayon Sports’ main sponsors, Skol Brewery Ltd, on Friday handed over to the team officials new dormitories as the club celebrated its title following their crowning as the Azam Rwanda Premier […]

Dukuze Joel won all-expenses paid trip to London to see Arsenal play live at Emirates Stadium, next season. 

However, The Europa League Finals on a giant screen ended in disappointment on Wednesday night as Arsenal were beaten by Chelsea in the final in SKOL Village at Camp Kigali, Mr. Dukuze Joel won all-expenses paid trip to London to see Arsenal play live at Emirates Stadium, next season. In partnership with Rwanda Development Board (RDB)  and many […]

Rayon thrash Kirehe to seal 9th league title

RAYON Sports have clinched the 2018/2019 Rwanda’s Azam Premier League title in style after overpowering Kirehe 4-0 on Friday. The league’s leading scorers Jules Ulimwengu and Michael Sarpong combined to demolish relegation strugglers Kirehe with two goals each – a goal apiece in each half – to send the crowds at a sold-out Nyakarambi Stadium […]

Rayon Sports skipper Thierry Manzi, was named as the club’s Player of the Month for March

Rayon Sports skipper Thierry Manzi, who was named as the club’s Player of the Month for March, on Monday, has admitted that the Blues must be more aggressive if they are to take command of the title race. Manzi was speaking after receiving his award at the club’s training base in Nzove, Nyarugenge District. He […]

Last-minute Penalty by Rayon’s Sarpong Settles ‘Crazy’ Rwandan Derby

Rayon Sports FC snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over arch rivals APR FC thanks to a last-minute penalty from Ghanaian striker Michael Sarpong to close gap on the APR FC at the summit of the Azam Rwanda Premier League Standings. Both sides staged an entertaining game which was held at a fully packed 25,000-seater Amahoro Stadium on […]

Mazimpaka named Rayon Sports Player of the February by SKOL and MG

André Mazimpaka has been named Rayon Sports Player of the Month for February, becoming the first goalkeeper to scoop the club’s monthly award since its inception last year. The goalkeeper, who has only conceded two goals in his last nine games with Rayon Sports, received the award Friday at Nzove, the club’s training base. It […]