Amavubi national team captain Haruna Niyonzima was involved in a car accident where he is said to have been with his wife.
The accident took place in Nyamata in Bugesera District in the evening on Wednesday on 18 November 2020.
One of the eyewitnesses said that Haruna was driving a van and he tried to avoid hitting a man who was riding a bicycle when he got into a big truck.
The sportsman tried to gain back the control of the car in vain, instead, he was seriously injured in a car crash. He is said to have been with his second wife Niyitegeka Consolée ’Cassa Rayaan’.
Niyonzima Haruna, the 30-year old football player shot to fame when he was playing for Etincelles in 2004, when he was called up to the National Youth Team.
In 2006 he moved to Rayon Sports, but did not stay there for long, he immediately moved to APR FC in 2007, then to Yanga SC in 2011, this time from 2017 to Simba SC.
In the summer of 2019 he left Simba SC and returned to Rwanda, after six months of playing for AS Kigali, he went back to Yanga SC.