Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) President Nzamwita Vincent has expressed sadness over the demise of Brandine Nyiraziraje, a football player with Women Football league side Nyagatare women Football Club (WFC).
Brandine Nyiraziraje was struck dead by lightning on Tuesday night.
“On behalf of the FERWAFA Executive Committee and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to Nyagatare WFC, the bereaved family and the Rwandan football family. My thoughts are with you in this difficult moment,” Nzamwita said.
The official website of FERWAFA said the talented Nyiraziraje was one of the upcoming women players, featuring for the Eastern Province side in the 2016 Women Football League.
The league match which was due to pit Nyagatare WFC against Kamonyi WFC today in Musheri has been postponed to October 19, 2016 to help the club mourn and give deserved burial for their fallen player.