Mukura VS wins 2019 Agaciro Cup

By IGIHE
On 16 September 2019 at 10:56

Huye District based club Mukura VS has defeated Rayon Sports FC 2-1 to win the 2019 edition of the Agaciro Cup Competition which climaxed on Sunday, September 15 at Amahoro Staidum.

Goals from Nigerian import Nwosu Samuel Chukwudi and Ndizeye Innocent earned the Yellow and Black a crucial victory in the second half against Rayon Sports who had won the previous two editions. Rayon Sport got a consolation goal from Michael Sarpong.

As both sides pressed for more goals, the pressure from the players also increased, leading to two red cards issued to Rayon Sports skipper Eric Rutanga and Ndizeye Innocent over unprofessional misconduct.

In an earlier match, Police FC defeated APR FC 1-0 to win the bronze medal spot thanks to a second-half goal from Iyabivuze Osee.

Mukura VS were crowned champions and pocketed Rwf. 3 million, Rayon Sport settled for Rwf. 1.5 million with silver medals while Police FC took home Rwf. 500,000 on top of bronze medals.

This year’s top scorer accolade went to Nigerian Nwosu Samuel Chukwudi who managed to score two goals in two matches while Police Fc midfielder Munyakazi Yussuf emerged as the tournament’s best player.

Initiated in 2015, the Agaciro Development Fund football tournament is staged annually as part of the effort to raise funds for the Agaciro Development Fund, the country’s sovereign wealth fund.

AgaciroCup2019
Sunday, Sept.15
Final
Rayon Sports FC vs Mukura VS

Third-place
APR FC 0-1 Police FC


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