The Nyamirambo-based side won 94-46 against bottom-placed 30-Plus on Saturday before beating their closest challengers, Kigali Basketball
Club (KBC) 72-64 on Sunday, both games were played at Amahoro indoor stadium court.
KBC forward Sankara Uwimana scored a high 26 points, but it wasn’t enough as he didn’t get enough support from his team mates against a sold Espoir, who are unbeaten in the local league since last season.
Point guard and last season’s MVP Arstide Mugabe scored 22 points, while his colleagues Bienvenue Ngandu and Lionnel Hakizimana added 18 and 16 points respectively for Jean Bahufite’s team.
In other league matches, Cercle sportif de Kigali (CSK) had a terrible weekend, losing 61-40 to KBC on Friday before going down 48-30 to former champions APR on Sunday, who themselves had been shocked 49-48 by United Generation Basketball (UGB on Saturday.
Igole Mugisha and Frank Dushimiyimana scored 14 and 9 points respectively for Cliff Owuor’s APR in the win over.
In women’s league, defending champions APR maintain their unbeaten run with a 48-41 victory against Rwanda Allied Peace for Progress (RAPP) on Saturday.