Rwanda peace cup champion, Rayon Sports ensured a bright start to their quest for the 2016/17 Azam Rwanda Premier League (PL) title as they thumped Police Fc 3-0 in the opening match of the season held on Friday night at Stade de Kigali.
Dominant Rayon Sports secured the deserved victory courtesy of Burundian internationals Pierro Kwizera who scored in the first half before newly signed attacking Shassir Nahimana powered in a brace in the second half.
The opening win see Rayon Sports lead the standings with three points while Police are bottom of the standings pointless with a -3 goal difference.
More action in Match Day One continues on Saturday with newly promoted side Pepiniere Fc eying a perfect debut start when they host Mukura VS in Ruyenzi; Gicumbi Fc plays away to Etincelles Fc at Umuganda stadium while Bugesera Fc will host SC Kiyovu at Bugesera grounds.
On Sunday, Marines Fc hosts Rusizi-based Espoir Fc at Umuganda stadium, Eastern Province based side Sunrise Fc hosts AS Kigali at Kicukiro stadium pending to the fact that their home turf was not deemed suitable to host any of the premier league matches.