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Ministry of Defence Football Team wins inter-Institutions tournament

Kigali, 11 February 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) Football Team has emerged the best in Inter-Ministerial and Government Institutions Competition, Category B, (Institutions with more than 90 personnel). The tournament that closed officially on 11 February 2017 was organised by Rwandan Association for the Promotion of Sports among the Workforce (ARPST).

At Petit Stade (Remera), the MOD Football Team was declared champion of 2016-2017 ARPST tournament, after beating Rwanda Natural Resources Authority football team two goals to one (2-1), in the final Match that was played at FERWAFA ground, Remera.

The Ministry of Defence was represented by three teams: Football (male), Basketball (male) and Volley ball (male).

The MoD Volleyball Team (Male) was ranked the second after losing the final game to Water and Sanitation Corporation Volleyball Team (three sets to nil). In Basketball, Rwanda Energy Group, Rwanda Natural Resources and MoD teams respectively emerged Champion, Second and Third.

In Category A (Institutions with less than 90 personnel) were crowned Champions, Rwanda Broadcasting Agency in Football; Ministry of Trade, Industry and EAST African Community in Basketball; and Ministry of Sports and Culture in Volleyball.

For the women category, Rwanda Natural Resources Authority Basketball Team emerged the first and won the trophy while Rwanda Revenue Authority Volleyball Team was crown champion and the trophy of the ARPST 2016-2017 Tournament.