Soccer

Tanzania soars in FIFA rankings

Tanzania have risen eight places in the latest FIFA Ranking table which is led by World Cup champions Spain. According to the rankings released in Zurich, Switzerland, Tanzania moved up to 119th position in the World after raking up 263 points. The country occupy 33rd slot on the continent. Tanzania’s latest jump contradicts the fact that the national soccer team, ...

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Poulsen retains Morris, Nyoni

Senior national soccer team, Taifa Stars, head coach Kim Poulsen has retained embattled Azam FC duo Aggrey Morris and Erasto Nyoni in his squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifier with Morocco. The Taifa Stars will host the Atlas Lions of Morocco in a Group B match of the 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifiers at the National Stadium in Dar ...

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Azam confident ahead of Cup tie

Tanzania’s envoy in the African Confederation Cup, Azam FC, were expected to leave this morning for Liberia, ahead of their first round first leg encounter against host Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) II. Azam FC set up the first round tie with the Barrack Young Controllers after comfortably dispatching South Sudan’s El Nasir following an 8-1 win in the preliminary round ...

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TAFCA elections set for Dodoma

Boniface Wambura

The Tanzania Football Coaches Association (TAFCA) will stage its general elections on Saturday in Dodoma.A statement the issued on Tuesday by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Information Officer, Boniface Wambura said the TAFCA’s general assembly members should be in Dodoma a day before the elections. He named the candidates who have been cleared to sit for the polls and their ...

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Kim to unveil squad for Morocco tie

Senior national soccer team coach, Kim Poulsen, is on Tuesday expected to unveil his squad for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier against Morocco.The Taifa Stars will be on road to take on the Atlas Lions on Morocco March 24 in a Group B match of the 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifiers. A statement issued on Tuesday by the Tanzania ...

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FIFA threatens to ban Tanzania

Football’s world governing body FIFA has warned that it will suspend Tanzania if it is proven that government is interfering in the administration of the sport in the country. FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke has written to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) President Leodegar Tenga, saying the international body was aware of alleged government interference in the internal affairs of ...

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Brandts still not satisfied with Yanga performance

Young Africans head coach Ernest Brandts claimed his side played poorly in the first half as they scrapped to a 1-0 win against Toto African in Saturday’s Premier League match at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Nizar Khalfan’s 78th minute strike more than secured the Jangwani Street-based club’s hopes of clinching this year’s top flight title after moving ...

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