Local brewer, SKOL Brewery Ltd, on Tuesday, December 13, unveiled ‘SKOL Stadium’, a soccer stadium that value the brewer a staggering Rwf500 million upon finishing touch.
Located in Nzove, the ability is these days house to Rwanda Premier League aspect Rayon Sports because the membership’s coaching base for each women and men groups.
The facility is adorned with footage of a few of Rayon Sports’ present avid gamers and the membership’s league trophies.
Unveiling the stadium in an inauguration tournament that was once additionally attended via loads of Blues’ supporters, SKOL boss Ivan Wulffaert tasked the membership to make just right use of the ability and win extra trophies sooner or later forward.
“There is more space for trophies here. SKOL has made a lot of efforts to give the club infrastructure and develop Rayon Sports further and I wish that, in five years’ time, we translate the support you have into trophies,” Wulffaert stated.
The SKOL CEO additionally reminded the membership control to speculate extra effort in a early life academy that may produce avid gamers who can play for the senior crew sooner or later.
“We are convinced that a professional team needs to have a youth academy and we think that Rayon Sports has the capability to develop its players from 12 to 18 years and then go to the first team,” he famous.
The stadium contains a 60-90m synthetic soccer pitch that meets the world requirements with Wulffaert assured that Rayon may just get started website hosting a few of its aggressive house suits once the ability will get accreditation from global soccer governing frame (FIFA) and Ferwafa.
Local soccer governing frame president Olivier Mugabo Nizeyimana was once a few of the visitors who attended the stadium inauguration.
Nizeyimana hailed the brewer for his or her persisted contribution to Rwandan soccer, particularly thru their current partnership with Rayon Sports.
“We really acknowledge SKOL’s contribution to our football through their partnership with Rayon Sports. They did a pretty good job when you look at the amount of money invested to have this facility and we thank the private sector at large for their contribution in the development of other clubs,” he stated.
With the synthetic pitch now in a position to be used after six months of renovation, Rayon Sports’ groups might be in a position occupy it for a minimum of 10 hours an afternoon.
The brewer additionally plans to put in lighting fixtures in order that the membership can use the ability all the way through night hours.
For the instant, the boys’s senior crew will use the pitch for his or her day by day coaching periods whilst the ladies’s crew might be website hosting its house video games all the way through more than a few ladies’s soccer competitions.
The undeniable fact that SKOL understands Rayon’s soccer imaginative and prescient has inspired membership president Jean Fidele Uwayezu who thanked the brewer’s control for having an affect at the membership’s welfare.
“This pitch is not part of the partnership that we signed with SKOL, but they didn’t mind building such a good facility that will accommodate our men, women and youth teams, we really appreciate their commitment and contribution to the growth of the club,” Uwayezu stated.
“Today we have men and women’s teams and we are soon having a youth team,” he added.
The SKOL Stadium inauguration coincided with the respectable presentation of Rayon Sports ladies membership which lately joined the ladies’s most sensible flight league.
The membership celebrated its inauguration in taste as they beat Youvia Women Football Club 3-0 in a pleasant sport held on the new SKOL Stadium.
Author: New Times