The long-awaited derby between traditional clubs, Rayon Sports Fc and SC Kiyovu ended in a 2-0 win for the Blues on the second day of the 2017/18 Azam Rwanda Premier League played on Sunday at Stade de Kigali.
Defender Faustin Usengimana and midfielder Shassir nahimana were on target for the Blues in the 54th and 86th minutes respectively.
Usengimana struck a powerful header past SC Kiyovu custodian Jean Claude Ndoli following a good cross from Manishimwe Djabel. The former APR Fc centre back rose easily past SC Kiyovu defenders to struck the opening goal for the hosts.
Burundian international Nahimana doubled the lead with four minutes to the game after he connected a cross from Manishimwe Djabel to pounce a lowly volley Ndoli.
The visitors had a good game but could not utilize some of the clear cut chances they obtained courtesy of Moustapha Francis, Kakule Mugheni Fabrice and Nizeyimana Djuma.
SC Kiyovu goalie Ndoli was also made to make a few saves from Kwizera Pierre, Bimenyimana Caleb Fils and Tidiane Kone in the second half of the game
The maximum points for Karekezi Olivier’s coached side elevated them to 5th position, joint on 4 points with second-placed Etincelles Fc, APR Fc, AS Kigali and Marines Fc.