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Peter Kwisanga, a goalkeeper’s inspiring journey in handball

Peter Kwisanga, Rwandan U-19 handball goalkeeper

Peter Kwisanga was born on 04,march,2004 in Rwamagana district, located in the Eastern province of Rwanda. From a young age, he displayed a natural talent and passion for handball. From humble beginning in Rwamagana to the grand stage of international handball, Peter’s journey is a testament to dedication and perseverance. After completing his primary education, Peter enrolled at GS Saint Aloys, where he continued to nurture his handball skills. It was during these formative years that his talent as a goalkeeper began to shine.

Peter Kwisanga between his team-mates.

Peter achieved a dream that had been years in the making. He signed with APR Handball Club, one of the top handball clubs in Rwanda. This marked the pinnacle of his domestic career and solidified his status as one of the best goalkeepers in the country.

In the Under-19 Handball World Cup, which was being held in the city Koprivnica the northern Croatia. Rwanda ended its matches by defeating the United States. In the seven matches Rwanda played in the World Cup, it ended the competition with three wins and four losses.

Peter, taking a penalty against team USA in Croatia

“Handball is a sport that rewards effort and passion, Peter is the most talented young man I have ever seen. Every moment of trainings my team do, I see his courage, passion and even the ambitious and they all contribute to their growth as a players . So, keep your heart in the game, and remember that the journey is as important as the destination.” said Anaclet Bigirishya the U-19 handball coach

Anaclet Bigirishya U-19 handball coach

One of his childhood friend showed us his excitement while seeing his friend as an international handball goalkeeper and the way he kept telling them his dream and the key to achieve them without being afraid of facing the challenges. “When he plays, we feel like we’re a part of something bigger. His talent and effort are a gift to us, and we’re grateful for the lord God brings to our lives. He really inspires us.” said Patrick Ngabo

Peter Kwisanga with his fan Patrick Ngabo on the right.

The journey won’t always be easy, but the rewards of being a goalkeeper are immense. Go out there, be fearless, and become the goalkeeper you dream of. The future of handball is in your capable hands.” said Peter, handball goal keeper

Remember that you’re not just playing for yourself; you’re representing the goalkeeper position to the next generation. Be an inspiration to others, and help grow the sport.Keep improving your skills, study the game, and learn from your mistakes. Be a student of the sport, and you’ll stay ahead of the competition.

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