The week-long interforce tournament, which kicks-off on Tuesday, March 21, will attract participants in 13 sports disciplines, from 8 EAPCCO member countries.

The EAPCCO is a regional police body with a membership of 14 countries.

Established in 1998, it aims at harmonizing, strengthening police co-operation and joint strategies, sharing of crime related information and harmonization of laws in order to enhance the capacity of law enforcement agencies to combat transnational organized crime.

The 4th edition will be held under the theme: "Fostering Police cooperation in fighting transnational organized crimes through sports."

The 13 sports disciplines include football, handball, netball, volleyball, beach volleyball, basketball, athletics, darts, Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, boxing and shooting.

Participating countries are Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the host, Rwanda.

The Games will be played at 20 different grounds in Kigali and Bugesera District with the opening and closing ceremonies to be held at Kigali Pele Stadium and BK Arena, respectively.

Over 1,250 players constituting 83 teams will represent their Police institutions and countries, with 55 men and 28 women teams.

Rwanda National Police (RNP) will compete in all the 13 sports disciplines.

The games will be live streamed on the RNP YouTube channel.

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21st - 26th March


Kigali Pele Stadium/ BK Arena