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Rwanda
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) The Wasps Amavubi
Association Fédération Rwandaise de Football Amateur
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Eric Nhsimiyimana
Home stadium Stade Amahoro
FIFA code RWA
FIFA ranking 102
Highest FIFA ranking 78 (December 2008)
Lowest FIFA ranking 178 (July 1999)
Elo ranking 103
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Burundi Burundi 6 - 2 Rwanda Rwanda
(Gabon; 29 June 1976)
Biggest win
Rwanda Rwanda 9 - 0 Djibouti 
(Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; 13 December 2007)
Biggest defeat
Cameroon Cameroon 5 - 0 Rwanda Rwanda
(Gabon; 7 July 1976)
Zaire Zaire 6 - 1 Rwanda Rwanda
(Gabon; 12 July 1976)
Tunisia Tunisia 5 - 0 Rwanda Rwanda
(Tunisia; 10 April 1983)
Uganda Uganda 5 - 0 Rwanda Rwanda
(Kampala, Uganda; 1 August 1998)
African Nations Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2004)
Best result Round 1, 2004

The Rwanda national football team, nicknamed the Wasps, is the national team of Rwanda and is controlled by the Fédération Rwandaise de Football Amateur. They have never qualified for the World Cup finals, and only reached their first African Nations Cup in 2004.

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Current squad

The following players were called for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification.

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Jean-Claude Ndoli 7 October 1986 (1986-10-07) (age 23) 13 0 Rwanda APR FC
18 GK Jean-Luc Ndayishimiye Rwanda ATRACO FC
2 DF Bonaventure Hategekimana February 25, 1980 Rwanda Rayon Sport
3 DF Hamad Ndikumana Captain sports.svg October 5, 1978 Cyprus AEL LIMASSOL
9 DF Mwemere Ngirinshuti November 2, 1988 Rwanda APR FC
6 DF Arafat Serugendo Rwanda Mukura Victory Sports FC
15 DF Aimable Rucogoza Rwanda Rayon Sport
17 DF Jean Uwacu January 31, 1988 Rwanda APR FC
13 DF Elias Ntaganda (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) January 1, 1980 Rwanda APR FC
16 DF Eric Gasana (v. Morocco on June 14) April 4, 1984 Rwanda APR FC
9 DF Boubakary Sadou (v. Ethiopia on June 8) September 7, 1982 Rwanda APR FC
2 DF Edwin Ouon () March 2, 1981 Cyprus AEL Limassol
4 MF Patrick Mutesa Mafisango Rwanda ATRACO FC
7 MF Abdoul Uwimana March 17, 1987
6 MF Alua Gaseruka (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) March 28, 1983 Rwanda APR FC
7 MF Jean Mugiraneza (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) July 25, 1988 Rwanda APR FC
16 MF Hegman Ngomirakiza (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) Rwanda APR FC
17 MF Jean-Claude Iranzi (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) Rwanda SC Kiyovu Sport
8 MF Harouna Niyonzima Rwanda APR FC
12 MF Bobo Bola October 2, 1985 Sweden Landskrona BoIS
10 FW Abedi Mulenda October 20, 1984 Rwanda ATRACO FC
11 FW Olivier Karekezi May 25, 1983 Norway Hamarkameratene
13 FW Henri Munyaneza June 19, 1984 Belgium Germinal Beerschot
14 FW Saïd Makasi August 20, 1982 Morocco Difaa El Jadida
10 FW Labama Bokota (WCQ v. Morocco, 21 June) Rwanda Rayon Sport

Head coaches

Name From To
Serbia Ratomir Dujković 2001 2004
Sweden Roger Palmgren 2004 2005
Germany Michael Nees 2006 2007
Croatia Josip Kuze 2007 2008
Croatia Branko Tucak 2008 present

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

International

Sport honours CECAFA Cup

  • Champions: 1998
  • Runners-up: 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Third place: 2001, 2002, 2006
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Simple English

Rwanda
Association Fédération Rwandaise de Football Amateur
Confederation CAF
Coach Branko Tucak
World Cup
Appearances 0

Rwanda national football team is the national football team of Rwanda.


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