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Olivier Niyezimana: Businessman Elected New Rwanda Football Boss

Olivier Niyezimana Mugabo is the new president of the Federation of Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa).

He was elected unopposed on Sunday during an extraordinary General Assembly at Lemigo hotel.

He replaces Brig. General Jean Damascene Sekamana who resigned in April.

He took 52 votes out of a possible 59, local media in Rwanda has reported.

Niyezimana owns a transport company called Volcano Rwanda Ltd and Hyundai Rwanda.

New Ferwafa Executive
*Niyezimana Mugabo Olivier (President)
*Habyarimana Marcel (Vice President)
*Habiyakare Chantal (Commissioner in charge of Finance)
*Cyamweshi Arthur (Commissioner for Communication and Fundraising)
*Gasana Richard (Commissioner in charge of Competition Planning)
*Umutoni Claudette (Commissioner for Security and Ethics in Sports)
*Nkusi Edmond Marie (Commissioner for Technical Development and Football)
*Tumutoneshe Diane (Commissioner for Women’s Football)
*Uwanyilira Delphine (Commissioner of in charge of Legal Affairs)
*Lt Col Gatsinzi Herbert (Commissioner in charge of Medical Affairs)

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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