MAKAMBA June 29th (ABP) – The Burundi Head of State, Mr. Evariste Ndayishimiye, accompanied by his wife, went on Saturday June 26 at the Nkurunziza Peace Park Complex Stadium based in Gisenyi, Makamba commune and province (south of Burundi), to a final match of the cup dedicated to the late President Pierre Nkurunziza. The match was played between Messager Ngozi and Flambeau du centre, a check by ABP revealed.
Before the match, on behalf of the Burundi Football Federation and the Pax Burundi Foundation, the Head of State gave an envelope of 300 million Burundi francs to the Nkurunziza family, represented by Mrs. Denise Nkurunziza, to support them to complete the projects undertaken by the late Nkurunziza.
The match ended with a score of two goals to one in favor of Messager Ngozi, which allowed that team to win the cup of the tournament called “Nkurunziza Cup”. The team, in addition to the cup and medals, received a check of 7,500,000 BIF, while Flambeau du centre received a sum of 5,000000 BIF and medals.