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Rayon Sports announce Masudi Djuma as coach for second stint

Rwanda National Football League side Rayon Sports have announced the appointment of Masudi Djuma as their new head coach.

The appointment marks the Burundian’s second stint at the club, having coached Rayon Sports between 2016 and 2017, winning the Peace Cup in his first season and the league title a year later.

Djuma was reappointed on a two-year contract to replace Guy Bukasa who parted ways with the club towards the end of the last season.

Bukasa’s dismissal came after a 1-0 defeat to rivals Armée Patriotique Rwandaise Football Club (APR), ending Rayon Sports’ hopes of a league title.

The club’s technical director Baptiste Kayiranga managed the club until the end of the season.

Since departing Rayon Sports, Djuma has coached Simba SC, AS Kigali, Bugesera, and Bukavu Dawa.

The former APR, Rayon Sports and Kiyovu striker has been tasked with building a team that can challenge for the title next season after finishing 7th in the league standings.