Rayon Sports legend and former club head coach Jean-Baptiste Kayiranga will take over the leadership of the U-20 men’s national team at the upcoming Czechfa U-20 Challenge Cup, Ferwafa confirmed.
The local football governing body (Ferwafa) also announced Thursday that Kayiranga will be assisted by Justin Bisengimana, former coach of the top league teams Sunrise and Bugesera.
This year’s Czech FA U-20 Cup takes place from 22 November to 5 December in Tanzania.
At the tournament, Rwanda were drawn against hosts Tanzania, Somalia and Djibouti in Group A.
Meanwhile, famed youth football coach Yves Rwasamanzi has been appointed head coach of the Rwanda U-17 team that will represent the country at the Czechfa U-17 Cup tournament. Rwasamanzi will have Moussa Gatera as his assistant.
Rwanda will host the Czechfa U-17 championship from 13 to 28 December.
Czechfa U-20 Groups:
Group A: Tanzania, Rwanda, Somalia and Djibouti
Group B: Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan and Uganda
Group C: Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan.
Czechfa U-17 Groups:
Group A: Rwanda, Eritrea and South Sudan
Group B: Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya
Group C: Sudan, Djibouti and Tanzania