The Rwanda National Police (RNP) women football team, on Friday, overcame City of Kigali women team 4-3 on penalty shootout to win the Mayor’s Cup.
The cup was in line with the International Women’s Day celebrated every March 8.
It was the first silverware for the law force’s women team.
Police Constable (PC) Joselyne Nyiraneza put RNP in the lead midway in first half to make it 1-0 before the first period.
City of Kigali levelled later in the second half through a spot-kick after their player was fouled inside the box.
Both teams held to an equal score to take the game to penalty shootout.
Police stopper was the saviour of the day as she saved one penalty despite one of her players also putting the ball wide.
Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) Emeline Izabayo, Sgt. Sylvencie Uwanyirigira, Sgt. Rachel Byukusenge and PC Fericura Mukamurigo converted their penalties.
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