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‘Do-die Match’ Rwanda Giants APR Arrive in Dar Es Salaam to Face Yanga

Rwanda giants APR FC arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Thursday afternoon ahead of the CAF Champions League second leg first round qualifier that will kick off Tomorrow(Saturday) at the National Stadium.

APR go into the game trailing 1-2 from the first leg played last weekend in Kigali, but head coach Nizar Khanfir is so confident that his team is able to go there and get the results they want though it will be a tough game.

Amavubi captain Haruna Niyonzima will be leading Yanga team and he assured that they got a win in Kigali by scoring their goals through Juma Abdul and Thabanj Kamusoko while Patrick Sibomana netted for the hosts.

Khanfir’s team need to win the game on Saturday by a two-goal margin so as to qualify for the second qualification round where they will face the winner between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Recreativo do Libolo, who played goalless in first leg in Angola.

They will have to fight tooth and nail to reverse the loss they faced while in Kigali but in Dar Es Salaam a hurculean task that will be settled on the pitch.

APR travelling squad include;

Goalkeepers: Oliver Kwizera and Jean Claude Ndoli.

Defenders: Michel Rusheshangoga, Eric Rutanga, Abdul Rwatubyaye, Emery Bayisenge, Yves Rwigema, Faustin Usengimana, Ismael Nshutiyamagara
Midfielders: Yannick Mukunzi, Fiston Nkezingabo, Djihad Bizimana, Jean Claude Iranzi, Patrick Sibomana, Janvier Benedata, Tumaini Ntamuhanga.

Striker: Bernabe Mubumbyi, Issa Bigirimana, Bertrand Iradukunda and they are all considered fit ahead of Saturday’s match. Fans are called upon to come in huge numbers and support their team.

Coaching Staff: Nizar Khanfir (head coach), assistants: Emmanuel Rubona and Wilson’Rudifu’ Byusa, Alex Mugabo (goalkeeper coach) and Lt. Jacques Twagirayezu (team doctor).

Head of delegation: Adolphe Camarade Kalisa.

By Robert Muriisa.

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Ntimugura - 18/03/2016 saa 18:22

APR Twanzekubabaza Abashyitsi Dimanch Tuzakubita Bazatwitege!2-0

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