Athlete Famous Athletes from Rwanda

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List of famous athletes from Rwanda, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Rwanda has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Rwanda athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Rwanda and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Rwanda then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different athletes, like Mathias Ntawulikura and Abdul Sibomana.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Rwanda athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Rwanda?"

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Saïd Abed Makasi is a Zaire-born, Rwandan football striker currently playing for Espoir FC. On July 29, 2011 Said Makasi has sealed signed a one-year deal with Primus national ehttp://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sa%C3%AFd_Makasi&action=edit#laue side Rayon Sports. ...more

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Team: Hapoel Be'er Sheva

Birthplace: Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nationality: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Zaire

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Lewis Aniweta Iteanychukwu is a Nigerian born-Rwandan footballer, currently playing as Defensive midfielder for APEP in Cypriot Second Division. ...more

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Team: Nea Salamis FC

Birthplace: Onitsha, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigeria, Rwanda

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Jimmy Gatete is a retired Rwandan footballer. Commonly known as 'God Of Goals' by the local fans, Gatete is believed to be the most prolific striker Rwandan football has ever known. ...more

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Team: Rayon Sport

Birthplace: Bujumbura, Burundi

Nationality: Burundi, Rwanda

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Fritz Nkusi Emeran is a former Rwandan international football player who last plays for Levadiakos in Greece. ...more

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Team: Levadiakos

Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Nationality: Rwanda

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Hadji Mberwa Musoni is a Tanzanian footballer. He currently plays for the JKT Ruvu Stars. ...more

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Team: Rayon Sport

Birthplace: Morogoro, Tanzania

Nationality: Tanzania, Rwanda

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Olivier Karekezi


Olivier Karekezi is a Rwandan footballer, currently playing for Swedish div.4 side Råå IF and is also the former captain of the Rwanda national team. ...more

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Team: Hamarkameratene

Birthplace: Kigali, Rwanda

Nationality: Rwanda

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Labama Bokota


Bokota Kamana Labama is a naturalized Rwandan football player who plays for Rayon Sport. ...more

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Team: Rayon Sport

Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nationality: Rwanda

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Elias Ntaganda


Elias Ntaganda, is a Rwandan football defender currently playing for APR FC. ...more

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Team: APR FC

Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nationality: Rwanda

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