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Famous Soccer Players from Rwanda

Updated June 14, 2019 10.7k views58 items

List of the best soccer players from Rwanda. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Rwanda, along with photos when available. This list of best Rwanda soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Rwanda soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Players include everything from Jérôme Sina to Jean-Luc Ndayishimiye.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Rwanda footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Rwanda soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Rwanda in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Rwanda soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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    Patrick Mutesa Mafisango was a Rwandan international footballer who played as a midfielder.  ...more
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    Saïd Abed Makasi (born 20 August 1982 in Bukavu) is a Zaire-born, Rwandan football striker currently playing for Espoir FC (Rwanda). On 29 July 2011 Said Makasi sealed signed a one-year deal with  ...more
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    Defender
    Fritz Emeran Nkusi (born 28 March 1976) is a former professional footballer who played as a right back. Born in Guadeloupe, he represented Rwanda at international level.  ...more
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    Defender
    Hadji Mberwa Musoni (born 17 May 1980 in Morogoro) is a Tanzanian footballer. He currently plays for the JKT Ruvu Stars.  ...more
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    Defender, Forward
    Louis Aniweta Ifeanychukwu (born on July 10, 1984 in Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian born-Rwandan footballer who last played for ENAD Polis Chrysochous in Cypriot Second Division.  ...more
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    Jimmy Gatete (born December 11, 1982 in Bujumbura) is a retired Rwandan footballer.  ...more
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    Fils Olivier Karekezi (Kinyarwanda pronunciation: [olivje kaɾeˌcezi] (listen); born 25 May 1983) is a Rwandan footballer who currently plays for Swedish side Råå IF in Division 3 Södra Götaland. He  ...more
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    Defender
    Edwin Ouon (born 26 January 1981) is a retired Rwandan footballer who played as a defender. He was regarded as one of the best centre backs in the Cypriot First Division league, having won the  ...more
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    Midfielder
    Steven Godfroid is a Rwandan footballer.  ...more
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    Charles Mwesigye Tibingana is a Ugandan-born Rwandan international footballer who plays as a winger for Rwandan club APR FC.  ...more
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    Midfielder
    Manfred Starke is a German Namibian footballer who plays for F.C. Hansa Rostock in the 3. Liga.  ...more
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    Midfielder
    Andrew Buteera is a Rwandan footballer.
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    Salomon Nirisarike is a Rwandan footballer.  ...more
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    Emery Bayisenge is a Rwandan international footballer who plays for APR, as a defender.  ...more
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    Winger, Forward
    Kévin Monnet-Paquet (born 19 August 1988) is a French professional footballer who primarily plays as an out and out striker and currently plays for Ligue 1 side Saint-Étienne. Monnet-Paquet, who is  ...more
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    Donatien Tuyizere is a Rwandan footballer.
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    Defender
    Mao Kalisa is a Rwandan footballer.
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    Forward, Midfielder
    Jérôme Sina is a Rwandan footballer.
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    Adolphe Hakundukize is a Rwandan footballer.
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    Meddie Kagere is a Rwandan footballer who plays for Police Kibungo.  ...more
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    Aphrodis Hategekimana is a Rwandan football player.
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    Jean-Claude Iranzi (born 5 October 1990 in Kigali) is a Rwandan footballer, who is currently playing for ZESCO United FC in the Zambian Premier League.  ...more
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    Jessy Reindorf is a Rwandan football player.  ...more
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    Elias Uzamukunda (born 15 May 1991 in Kigali) is a Rwandan football player who currently plays for French club Cannes in the Championnat de France amateur. In his home country of Rwanda, he is known  ...more
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    Olivier Uwingabire (born June 7, 1986 in Rwanda) is a Rwandan football defender currently playing for Kibuye FC.  ...more