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' "We were previously members of the General Assembly but Liliane Nshimirimana: We are now part of AIPS Africa executive body"

Liliane Nshimirimana elected executive member of AIPS Africa

05-10-2018 The chairwoman of the Association of Sports Journalists of Burundi, Liliane Nshimirimana, has been elected to be part of the governing body of the International Association of Sports Press in Africa-AIPS during its 81st ordinary general assembly Africa held on 8 May in Belgium. She says it is an (...)
' Jean Bosco Hitimana: “The country will earn about 600 thousand dollars,"

Judo: official launch of preparations for African junior and senior championship

03-16-2018 “The Burundian Judo Federation was authorized to organize in Bujumbura a championship of Africa Juniors and Seniors, edition 2018”, Jean Bosco Hitimana, Minister of Youth and Sports and Culture told journalists on 15 March, on the occasion of the official launch of the preparations for the African Junior and (...)
' Francine Niyonsaba: ‘It is my country’s victory’

Burundi’s 800m runner back with gold medal

03-07-2018 Francine Niyonsaba, a young female Burundian athlete, successfully defended her world indoor 800m title in Birmingham on Sunday 4th March 2018. She is happy to be back victorious and calls on other young people to work hard in order to make known the country all over the world. “It (...)
' Nicholas Musonye, CECAFA Secretary General

CECAFA Secretary General in Burundi for U-17 Championship preparation

01-05-2018 Since 3 January 2018, Nicholas Musonye, Secretary General of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA), is in Burundi to launch activities to prepare 2018 CECAFA U-17. Mossi Yussuf, President of the competitions’ commission at Burundi Football Federation (FFB), says CECAFA Secretary General is in Burundi (...)
' Burundi team dominated the South-Sudanese team throughout most part of the game.

Lack of “tactical discipline” has caused South-Sudan to lose match to Burundi

06-12-2017 South-Sudan football team coach has admitted his players’ mistake cost them the African Cup of Nations qualifier with Burundi that feared them. The national team of South-Sudan suffered a 3-0 embarrassing defeat in an African Cup of Nations (CAN) match with Burundi because it lacked tactical discipline, according to (...)
' Emérence Girukwishaka, left, in red jersey, displaying her talent on the ground

Burundi women’s football more flourishing despite challenges

01-23-2017 On the occasion of the Women Sport International, this 24 January, the Burundi Federation says it is glad about steps made. However, female football players face various challenges. “It is not easy to play football in Burundi as a mother”, says Emérence Girukwishaka, 25, and mother of one kid. (...)
' Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium ground full of water on 3 December

Three football matches postponed at Prince Louis Rwagasore national stadium

12-05-2016 “Magara Star” versus “Les Lierres”, “Inter-Star” versus “Buja City” and “Messager Buja” versus “Vital’o” were supposed to play on 3 and 4 December in Primus League Championship. “Magara Star” versus “Les Lierres” soccer teams which started to play on 3 December didn’t continue in the second half due to (...)
' Révérien Ndikuriyo, FFB president, giving prizes to winning football teams

Prize-giving to 2015 winning football teams

11-23-2016 Burundi Football Federation-FFB president Révérien Ndikuriyo gave prizes to the teams which won last year championships on Tuesday 22nd October. The event took place at FFB office. The prizes amounted to more than 40 million Burundian francs and were distributed to different winning teams. Révérien Ndikuriyo also gave eighty (...)
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CAMEROON BEAT HARAMBEE STARLETS IN KASARANI, NAIROBI

10-25-2016 Harambee Starlets went down 0-1 against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in an international friendly match played at MISC Kasarani Stadium in Kenya on Saturday 22nd October. This was the first loss for harambee starlets since 20th September in the Cecafa Women Championship finals which was held in Jinja, (...)
' Francine Niyonsaba: « My dream is to win 2020 Gold Medal”

Francine Niyonsaba: « My dream is to win 2020 Gold Medal”

09-20-2016 After winning silver medal in Athletics at the 2016 summer Olympics-Women’s 800 metres at Rio, Francine Niyonsaba expects to carry out several projects. On her holidays, Francine Niyonsaba expects to visit and sensitize youth from different localities. “I will firstly endeavor to train myself to improve my record and (...)
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