Rayon Sports Fc Enters Group B in CECAFA Kagame Cup after a draw with Gor MahiaPosted By: Patience Rutayisire - On:05/06/2018
The group B consists of Rayon Sports Fc, Gor Mania FC, Lydia Ludic and Port FC from Djibouti.
The Azam Rwanda Premier League holding champions will play their first group stage game against Kenyan champions- Gor Mania FC with whom they share a group in CAF confederation Cup- on July 01, 2018.
Rayon Sports players appeal to match officials during their match with Gor Mahia at Stade Régional Nyamirambo in Kigali, Rwanda, on May 5,2018.
Gor Mahia will face off with Lydia Ludic Burundi (LLB) Acadeque, whom they eliminated in CAF Champions League eliminatory phase on the 2-1 score aggregate, on July 4th, a day after they will have clashed with Djiboutians, Port FC.
The Council for East and Central African Football Association (CECAFA) interclub competition sponsored by Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, hence the name CECAFA Kagame cup, will be held in from June 28 to July 12, 2018.
The competition has not been played in the last years ago since it was won by Tanzanian club Azam FC.
In the competition, the winning club scoops the cup with a cheque worth US$30000, while the second is awarded US$20,000 with the paid US$10,000.
The teams are grouped in three groups as follows:
AZAM FC (Tanzania), KCCA (Uganda), JKU (Zanzibar) and Kator FC (South Sudan)
Rayon Sports FC (Rwanda), Gormahia (Kenya), Lydia Lydic (Burundi) and Ports (Djibouti)
Yanga Africans (Tanzania) Simba SC (Tanzania), St George (Ethiopia) and Dakadaha (Somalia).
Rayon Sports has won the competition once and it was in 1998 when Zanzibar hosted them.