By: Daniel Nsubuga
Rwanda head coach Antoine Hey has named a final 23 man squad to take part in the CHAN championships to be hosted by Morocco between the 13th of January and February the 4th 2018.
Rayon Sport, APR , AS Kigali and Police FC have dominated the squad with 20 players coming from the 4 teams, the rest have come from SC Kiyovu and Bugesera.
Goalkeepers: Eric Ndayishimiye (Rayon Sports), Marcel Nzarora (Police) and Yves Kimenyi (APR)
Defenders: Faustin Usengimana (Rayon Sports), Thierry Manzi (Rayon Sports), Soter Kayumba (AS Kigali), Eric Rutanga (Rayon Sports), Eric Iradukunda (AS Kigali), Fitina Omborenga (APR), Celestin Ndayishimiye (Police), Rugwiro Herve (APR) and Ally Mbogo (SC Kiyovu)
Midfielders: Yannick Mukunzi (Rayon Sports), Djihad Bizimana (APR), Amran Nshimiyimana (APR), Ally Niyonzima (AS Kigali), Djabel Imanishimwe (Rayon Sports), Muhadjir Hakizimana (APR), Dominique Savio Nshuti (AS Kigali)
Forwards: Innocent Nshuti (APR), Justin Mico (Police), Abeddy Biramahire (Police) and Bernabe Mubumbyi (Bugesera).
Officials: Vincent Mashami (Assistant Coach), Thomas Higiro (Goalkeeper coach), Moussa Hakizimana (Physiotherapist), Patrick Rutamu (Physiotherapist), Protogene Nshimiyimana (Team Doctor), Emery Kamanzi (Team Manager), Pierre Baziki (Kit Manager) and Bonnie Mugabe (Team Media Officer)
Rwanda are pitted in group C alongside Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Their opening match will be played on the 15th of January and they will base in the city of Tanger.