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Bumamuru’s head coach resigns after angry fans’ threats.

The team’s flawed performance is believed to have fueled fans’ fury.

Bumamuru is the first team to have played in the Primus League. It is located in Cibitoke province in North-western of Burundi.

Olivier Niyungeko nicknamed Mutombola resigned from coaching duties after angry fans threatened to assault him, he told a local media outlet.

“i fear for my life”, he said.

The team has dropped points from the begining of the second part of the primus league, loosing its stamina it started with in the season.

The latest loss being one (1) to nil (0) to Aigle Noir on Thursday.

On the same day second Top Junior lost the tie to Athletico New Oil 3 to 2.

Fans for the past weeks did not stop expressing their anger to the coach for mis-fortunes taunted by bad results fall on his shoulders.

Now three weeks at the end of the season, Bumamuru has lost 6 games, drawed 3, and only won 3.

Bumamuru’s last 8 ties:

  • Week 20 : Bumamuru 1-0 Les Crocos Fc
  • Week 21 : Athletico New Oil 0-0 Bumamuru Fc
  • Week 22 : Bumamuru Fc 0-0 Top Junior
  • Week 23 : Musongati Fc 2-0 Bumamuru Fc
  • Week 24 : Bumamuru Fc 0-2 Vital’O Fc
  • Week 25 : Flambeau du Centre 2-0 Bumamuru
  • Week 26 : Bumamuru 3-1 Royal
  • Week 27 : Bumamuru 0-2 Aigle Noir
Primus League standings table

The team has accumulated 48 points and is head-to-head with top teams among which Top Junior with same points.

Flambeau du Centre is not far with 47 along with Athletico New Oil with 48 points on day 27 of the Primus league.

It is not understandable how we lost all these games while other teams putting pressure on us, a fan said in video that went live on social media.

Alleging Mutombola of starting unable players or changing  good games to worse.

“For those who follow our players, there is time we have good games but unexpectedly it changes, then finish by a loss”, she said.

With three games left to end this season, Bumamuru lifting the trophy remains uncertain.

Bumamuru’s remaining fixtures

In the first phase Bumamuru played 15 games of which the team won 11, lost 1, and drawed thrice (3).

Mutombola had 36 points out of 45. Today, he resigned with 12 out of 36.

Meanwhile he left the team in the quarter finals of La Coupe du President and the first in the Primus League.

Bumamuruis the first team to have played in the Primus League. It is located in Cibitoke province in North-western of  Burundi.

No statement has been released on both sides regarding the resign, but the club via its facebook page thanked the coach for his commitment during his stay as a head-coach.

Translation: It is impossible for Alain Olivier Niyungeko the one who used to be the main coach to continue to be our coach. Bumamuru thank him for the job done as he left the team in the first place with 48 points. The coach resigned.

Mutombola has been a coach of top teams such as Vital’O and Inter-Stars. and he has played in the national team before helping the team to reach first ever CAN finals in 2019.

However, it has been rumored from last week that he intends to take over the national team Intamba mu Rugamba since the latter does not have a coach as Jimmy Ndayizeye also handed over coaching responsibilities.




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