Le Messager Ngozi FC have lifted the 2020/2021 Primus Burundi Premier League.
Coach Jimmy Ndayizeye’s team defeated Flambeau du Centre FC 2-0 in a game played on Sunday to make sure they retain the Premier League title.
Ismail Nizigiyimana and Arthur Nibikora scored for Le Messager Ngozi FC to make sure they picked vital maximum points.
“We are very happy that after a lot of hard work throughout the season we have managed to retain the title. It has not been easy because the League has been so competitive,” said coach Ndayizeye, a former Burundi national player.
Le Messager Ngozi FC who won their third Primus Burundi Premier League title finished with 55 points, with a better goal difference than Kayanza United FC who also collected the same points.
Flambeau du Centre finished in third place with 54 points, while former champions Aigle Noir FC came fourth with 53 points. Inter Stars FC, Les Elephants FC and Muzinga FC were relegated to the lower Division.
Kayanza’s Abdoulrahman Rukundo finished as the top scorer with 15 goals, while Le Messager Ngozi FC’s Asman Ndikumana and Vital’O FC’s Tresor Shaka finished with 14 goals each.
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