Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has today confirmed Mashami Vincent as the next head coach of Rwanda Men’s senior football team for a period of one-year.
The announcement was made on Monday afternoon after finalizing contractual process with the Ministry of Sports and Culture alongside FERWAFA in the morning.
Mashami who has been a one-year renewable contract will be assisted by Jimmy Mulisa and Seninga Innocent as the first and second assistant coaches respectively.
The other members on the technical team include Higiro Thomas (Goalkeeper Coach), Niyintunze Jean Paul (Fitness Coach), Rutayisire Jackson (Team Manager), Rutamu Patrick (Physio), Nuhu Asouman (Physio), Peter Baziki (Kit Manager) and Munyaneza Jacques (Assistant Kit Manager).
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Rwanda Senior Team Provisional Squad:
Goalkeepers: Kwizera Olivier (Free State Stars, South Africa), Kimenyi Yves (APR FC), Rwabugiri Omar (Mukura VS) and Ntwari Fiacre (Intare FC & U20)
Defenders: Salomon Nirisarike (AFC Tubize,Belgium), Iragire Saidi (Mukura VS), Usengimana Faustin (Khitan Sport Club, Kuwait), Rwatubyaye Abdul (Rayon Sports), Rugwiro Herve (APR FC), Manzi Thierry (Rayon Sports), Michel Rusheshangoga (Uncontracted), Emmanuel Manishimwe (APR FC), Fitina Omborenga (APR FC) and Rutanga Eric (Rayon Sports)
Midfielders: Mukunzi Yannick (Rayon Sports), Mugiraneza Jean Baptiste (APR FC), Niyonzima Ally (AS Kigali), Bizimana Djihad (Beveren, Belgium), Haruna Niyonzima (Simba SC,Tanzania), Buteera Andrew (APR FC), Cyiza Hussein (Mukura VS), Iranzi Jean Claude (APR FC), Muhire Kevin (Rayon Sports), Sibomana Patrick (FC Shakhtyor, Belarus), Ngendahimana Eric (Police FC) and Nizeyimana Djuma (Kiyovu Sports)
Forwards: Kagere Meddie (Simba SC, Tanzania), Jack Tuyisenge (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Usengimana Dany (Tersana FC, Egypt), Hakizimana Muhadjili (APR FC), Mbaraga Jimmy (AS Kigali) and Uwimbabazi Jean Paul (Kirehe FC).
Technical Staff: Mashami Vincent (Head Coach), Jimmy Mulisa (1st Assistant Coach),
Seninga Innocent (2nd Assistant Coach), Higiro Thomas (Goalkeeper Coach), Niyintunze Jean Paul (Fitness Coach), Rutayisire Jackson (Team Manager), Rutamu Patrick (Physio), Nuhu Asouman (Physio), Peter Baziki (Kit Manager) and Munyaneza Jacques (Assistant Kit Manager)