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    06/19/19

    The Rugby fraternity will join the rest of the country in the 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi

    KIGALI, Rwanda, June 19, 2019/ -- The Rugby fraternity will join the rest of the country in the 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi by holding a Rugby memorial 7’s which will take place on Saturday June 22nd , 2019 at kacyiru Red cross ground.

    The one-day competition will be contested by six domestic teams, one team from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Okapi Goma RFC) and one side from neighbours Uganda (RAMS RFC).

    According to Tharcisse Kamanda, the President of Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF), the preparations for the event are in advanced stages and teams should expect stiff competition following the registration of foreign participants.

    “This year’s tournament will be more entertaining for spectators and more competitive for participants since we have some teams from Uganda and DR Congo. So far so good in the preparations for the event,”

    The tourney is organized every year, since 2013, in memory of members of the sports community who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

    Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF).

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    About Rwanda Rugby:
    The Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) (www.RwandaRugby.com) is responsible for all aspects of rugby in Rwanda from school level to the international Silverbacks. Our aim is to encourage the development of rugby in Rwanda and increase participation at all ages and both genders.

    SOURCE
    Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF)

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