The New Times (Kigali)

10 February 2013

Rwanda: Amissi Keeps Rayon's Title Hopes Alive

BURUNDIAN import Cedric Amissi netted a double against La Jeunesse to help Rayon Sport in the national football league match played at Stade de Kigali on Sunday.

The win moved Rayon close to leaders Police FC, who came from behind to draw 1-1 with the reigning champions APR FC on Saturday.

Amissi scored in either half in Rayon's 2-1 to secure maximum points for the Blues who have 32 points, one point behind Police after 16 rounds of matches. La Jeunesse is in eighth position with 22 points.

On Saturday, Meddie Kagere scored the equalising goal on stroke of half time for Police.

AS Kigali and, SC Kiyovu drew 0-0 at Stade de Kigali, both sides had their positions unchanged with Kiyovu securing 28 points in fourth position while AS Kigali has 25 points in fifth position.

Mukura moved to sixth position with 25 points after hammering Marines 4-1 at Umuganda Stadium while Musanze were forced to a 1-all draw by visitors AS Muhanga.

Relegation battling side Etincelles forced Espoir to a 1-all draw in Rusizi while Isonga and Amagaju played out a goalless draw in Nyamagabe.

Both Isonga and Etincelles are tied in the relegation zone with 11 points each.

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