Former Gor Mahia duo of Jacques Tuyisenge and Meddie Kagere has been omitted from the Rwanda squad set to meet Kenya and Mali this month.
Rwanda who are at the bottom of the group with one point will be up against Mali on November 11, 2021, in Kigali before traveling to Nairobi four days later for their game against Harambee Stars.
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Tusker FC goalkeeper Emery Mvuyekure makes the cut with head coach Vincent Mashami deciding to go with a chunk of local-based players.
The team is set to assemble at the Sainte Famille Hotel from Friday 5 November with the foreign-based contingent set to arrive next week ahead of their clash.
Goalkeeper: MVUYEKURE Emery (Tusker FC), BUHAKE TWIZERE Clément (Strømmen IF, NDAYISHIMIYE Eric (Police FC) and NTWALI Fiacre (AS Kigali)
Defence: RUKUNDO Denis (As Kigali), NKUBANA Mark (Gasogi United), IMANISHIMWE Emmanuel (FAR Rabat), RUTANGA Eric (Police FC), NIRISARIKE Salomon (Urartu FC, Armenia), MANZI Thierry (FC Dila Gori, Georgia), NIYIGENA Clément (Rayon Sports FC) and SERUMOGO Ali (SC Kiyovu)
Midfielders: BIZIMANA Djihad (KMSK Deinze), MUHIRE Kevin (Rayon Sports FC), RAFAEL York (AFC Eskilstuna, Sweden), NIYONZIMA Olivier (As Kigali), MANISHIMWE Djabel (APR FC), NISHIMWE Blaise (Rayon Sports FC), RUBONEKA Jean Bosco (APR FC), NGWABIJE Bryan Clovis (SC Lyon, France), RUTABAYIRU Jean Philippe (S.D. LENENSE PROINASTUR), NSANZIMFURA Keddy (APR FC) and NIYONZIMA Haruna (As Kigali)
Strikers: NDAYISHIMIYE Antoine Dominique (Police FC), SUGIRA Ernest (As Kigali FC), MUGENZI Bienvenue (SC Kiyovu), KWITONDA ALLAIN (APR FC), USENGIMANA Danny (Police FC), HAKIZIMANA Muhadjiri (Police FC), NSHUTI Dominique Savio (Police FC) and NSHUTI Innocent (APR FC)
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