Rwanda national football team


Rwanda national football team

Infobox National football team
Name = Rwanda
Badge =
FIFA Trigramme = RWA
FIFA Rank = 85
FIFA max = 83
FIFA max date = August 2008
FIFA min = 178
FIFA min date = July 1999

Elo Rank = 103
Nickname = The Wasps "Amavubi"
Association = Fédération Rwandaise de Football Amateur
Confederation = CAF (Africa)
Coach = flagicon|HRV Branko Tucak
Most caps =
Top scorer =
Home Stadium = Stade Amahoro

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First game =flagicon|Burundi Burundi 6 - 2 Rwanda flagicon|Rwanda|1962 (Gabon; 29 June, 1976)
Largest win =flagicon|RWA Rwanda 9 - 0 fb-rt|DJI (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; 13 December, 2007)
Largest loss =flagicon|Cameroon Cameroon 5 - 0 Rwanda flagicon|Rwanda|1962 (Gabon; 7 July, 1976)
flagicon|Zaire Zaire 6 - 1 Rwanda flagicon|Rwanda|1962 (Gabon; 12 July, 1976)
flagicon|Tunisia Tunisia 5 - 0 Rwanda flagicon|Rwanda|1962 (Tunisia; 10 April, 1983)
flagicon|Uganda Uganda 5 - 0 Rwanda flagicon|Rwanda|1962 (Kampala, Uganda; 1 August, 1998)
World cup apps =
World cup first =
World cup best =
Regional name = African Nations Cup
Regional cup apps = 1
Regional cup first = 2004
Regional cup best = Round 1, 2004

The Rwanda national football team, nicknamed the "Wasps", is the national team of Rwanda and is controlled by the Fédération Rwandaise de Football Amateur. They have never qualified for the World Cup finals, and only reached their first African Nations Cup in 2004.

Notable players

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*Désiré Mbonabucya, flagicon|BelgiumKVK Tienen
*Olivier Karekezi, flagicon|NorwayHamarkameratene
*Jimmy Gatete, flagicon|RwandaAPR FC



















Current squad

The following players were called for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Morocco on June 21 2008.

Recent Call Ups

Head coaches

World Cup record

*1930 to 1986 - "Did not enter"
*1990 - "Withdrew"
*1994 - "Did not enter"
*1998 to 2006 - "Did not qualify"

African Nations Cup record

*1957 to 1980 - "Did not enter"
*1982 - "Did not qualify"
*1984 - "Did not qualify"
*1986 - "Did not enter"
*1988 - "Withdrew"
*1990 to 1998 - "Did not enter"
*2000 - "Did not qualify"
*2002 - "Did not qualify"
*2004 - Round 1
*2006 to 2008 - "Did not qualify"

International

Sport honours CECAFA Cup
*Champions: 1998
*Runners-up: 2003, 2005, 2007
*Third place: 2001, 2002, 2006


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