Rayon’s loss courtesy a Jean Bosco Akayezu 58th minute killed off their ambitions of winning the league with Ugandan Davis Kasirye and Burundian Pierrot Kwizera wasted two penalties.
By the feat, APR represent Rwanda in next year’s CAF Champions League while arch-rivals Rayon battle for honours in the CAF Confederation Cup.
In another match played on Thursday, Marines edged visiting Mukura VS 2-0 at Umuganda Stadium thanks to a goal each from Blaise Itangishaka and Haruna Muvunyi. Marines moved to 10th spot with 30 points while Mukura VS remain third with 57 points.
Meanwhile, Rayon will host SC Kiyovu on Sunday (10 July 2016) at the Regional Stadium in Kigali before before heading to Rusizi three days later for a tricky duel against Espoir.