Kigali Golf Club and Rwanda’s cement manufacturing company (CIMERWA) have organised golf championship for the first time in Rwanda scheduled this Saturday, August 2, 2017 at Golf Club in Nyarutarama, Kigali.
The tournament dubbed “CIMERWA Golf Tournament” was organised at tune of Rwf30 million from CIMERWA and is expected to attract different professional players.
Kigali Golf Club’s leader, Devis Karegeya Kashaka, tells IGIHE that the tournament will attract Rwandans and foreigners living in Rwanda. Male and female will both participate.
He said the tournament will not end with inaugural edition but will continue to take place in the years to come.
CIMERWA’s CEO Bheki Mthembu says they are eager to support sports activities in country because they are vital to health.
“It is of great honour for CIMERWA to partner with sports associations especially Kigali Gulf Club. This is the beginning of a lot more we shall achieve through this partnership.
Mthembu said CIMERWA is not new in sports sector because they have always supported different teams in Rusizi District where the factory is based.
He said CIMERWA injected Rwf30 million in the tournament to help with winners’ awards, equipments and preparations.