Incoming FFB boss prioritizes building international standard stadiums

The incoming president of the Burundi Football Federation (FFB) Alexandre Muyenge in a press conference held in Sororezo this Tuesday 23 / November, presented a program centered on the development of football in the country that prioritized the building of stadiums meeting the international standards. “The sports ministry and the government will join forces...

Primus League winners expected to bag 50 million francs

While addressing a press conference in Mugoboka held on Tuesday November 23rd, the undisputed candidate for the position of the president of the Burundi Football Federation (FFB) Alexandre Muyenge vowed to mobilize more sponsorships to promote the country’s local football league and raise the winner’s prize from 30 million Burundi francs to 50 million towards the end...

Burundi’s Niyonsaba received with a hero’s welcome

Burundi’s female athlete Francine Niyonsaba was received with a hero’s welcome as drummers, dancers, artists and government officials on Wednesday September 22nd, 2021 took over the streets to welcome the ace from her very recent competition in Valencia. Niyonsaba is now the 2000m World Record holder after breaking the record of Genzebe Dibaba (5:23.75)...

New World Record for Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba

Burundian athlete Francine Niyonsaba broke the World’s 2000m in a race that took place in Croatia at 71st Boris Hanzekovic Memorial University Park on September 14, 2021. During her last 2021 competition, Francine Niyonsaba clocked her best running record in 2,000 meters finishing the race at 5:21.56 breaking the record of Genzebe Dibaba (5:23.75)...

Uplifting Burundi artists in high gear

The Burundi brewery (BRARUDI) efforts to uplift the already young Burundi musicians is in high gear as the competition is currently on its second phase after its launch earlier this month. Last Sunday August 22nd the competition took place in the outskirts of Bujumbura city (Kabondo) with the aim to provide support to singers...

Burundi’s Ageline launches Miss Burundi

Burundi’s First Lady Angeline Ndayishimiye on Tuesday 2, February 2021 officially launched the Miss Burundi Edition 2021 after years of suspension of the beauty pageant contest for almost four years. In her opening remarks Burundi’s first lady called on organizers to be inclusive and not being biased in selecting the country’s next most beautiful...

Intamba shows new face with new coach

Burundi’s men national football team Intamba mu Rugamba has shown the new face under the new management after winning two and drawing one from their last three matches which includes two matches from the 2021 AFCON qualifiers. After the 3-1 victory against Mauritania, Burundi’s new head coach Jimmy Ndayizeye indicated that determination and confidence...

Ntibazonkiza shines as Burundi grabs first win

Burundi’s talisman Saido Ntibazonkiza yet again became man of the match after his brace helped the Swallows grab their first win against Mauritania in the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers that took place at Intwari Stadium (Bujumbura) last Sunday. Ntibazonkiza broke the deadlock in the 6th minute by converting the invoting pass from...

Ntibazonkiza the magician Intamba missed

Burundi’s ace Saido Ntibazonkiza was the little magician Burundi missed after taking a sublime free kick in the 79th minute to snatch a point for the visitors. Shirt No.10 Ntibazonkiza yet again produced a moment of brilliance when the Intamba Murugamba needed him most during the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against...

Burundi National Team receives 100m

On Monday November 2nd in Bujumbura during a press conference that marked with the signing of a sponsorship contract between the Burundi Football Federation and a telecom operator Lumitel, the telecom giants announced 100 million sponsorship deal for the Intamba Murugamba for the upcoming home and away match against Mauritania late this year. “Signing...
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