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Rwandan Players Abroad – Imanishimwe Excels in Confederation Cup

It was a good weekend for Rwandan players abroad compared to last weekend as the majority of the players were able to get enough playing time.

The likes of Rafael York, Emmanuel Imanishimwe, Joel Mugisha and Meddie Kagere were all in good form for their respective clubs. Times Sport brings to you a complete wrap up of performances of Rwandan players abroad.

CAF Confederation Cup

Left-back Emmanuel Imanishimwe was superb for 90 minutes for AS FAR Rabat who drew 1-1 with Remo Stars. Fellow countryman Thierry Manzi did not make the FAR Rabat match day squad.

Midfielder Ally Niyonzima was introduced in the second half as his club Bumamuru FC lost 3-0 in Ethiopia to Fasil Ketema


Rafael York put up a solid performance in midfield for AFC Eskilstuna who went away to beat Trelleborgs by one goal to nothing.


Steve Rubanguka played 83 minutes for Zimbru Chisinau before being substituted as they stayed at home and drew 3-3 with SF. Gheorge.


Central midfielder Sven Kalisa was a full timer for Etzella Ettelbruck who were beaten 4-0 by Hesperange.


In the Belgian second tier league, midfield enforcer Djihad Bizimana once again failed to make the KMSK Deinze squad in their 2-1 defeat to RDMW 47.