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BPR participates in the 1st Interbank Sports tournament


Rwanda Bankers Association (RBA) organised the first sport tournament for banks operating in Rwanda where 15 banks including BPR and the central bank (BNR) participated. BPR participated in soccer, volley ball and basketball in the tournament that had sports disciplines of soccer, swimming, basketball and volley ball.

The tournament happened on two weekends with the first knock out games taking place on the weekends of 2nd & 3rd September whereas the semifinals and finals took place on the weekends of 8th and 9th September 2017.on our debut game, our soccer team hammered Urwego Bank 5 goals-1 qualifying for the semifinals which we unluckily lost against Bank of Kigali with 2 goals to 0

BPR basketball Team posing for a group photo after qualifying for the finals

Players warming up before the kick start of the game

 Soccer coach giving instructions to the players before starting the game

Our soccer pose for a group photo after qualifying for the semi finals

Volley ball team posing for a group photo before the start of the game against bank of Kigali

Volley ball team warming up for their first game

The winning team pose for a group photo after defeating KCB bank

Tough final it was at petit stade but the team gave it it’s all and left the opponents scared for next year

At the closing ceremony our soccer team was named the ‘best fair play’ team whereas the Basketball team was recognised for finishing in 2nd place.

Soccer and Basketball teams’ players receiving medals in recognition for the outstanding performance in the tournament

Bankers in Rwanda got a chance to meet and get to know each other

Well done to all BPR Teams, you have done us proud!!!

Your Bank. Your Future.

Banki Yawe. Ejo Heza.

BPR has been a pillar in Rwanda's financial sector since 1975. We have helped communities grow so that they can enjoy better and more fulfilling lives.
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