Women’s Day: Police women football team win ‘Mayor’s Cup’ RNP.

RNP News.

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.


1,368 total views, 1 views today

Spread this story

Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,(www.rwandainspirer.com) is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *