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!!!