Soccer

Yanga keep winning streak

Young Africans ace striker, Nizar Khalfan’s 78th minute goal against Mwanza’s Toto Africans at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday, more than secured the Jangwani based club’s hopes of clinching this year’s Premier league cup that involves 14 first division teams. The results edged Young Africans to 45 points after 19 matches with close contenders, Azam FC tiptoeing ...

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Yanga, Azam resume title race

League leaders Young Africans will be looking to go a step further in their pursuit for the top flight silverware with a victory against visiting Toto African at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday. Young Africans sit points clear above second-placed Azam at the top of 14-team Vodacom Premier League table, thanks to last week’s 1-0 win ...

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Kaijage appointed Twiga Stars coach

Rogasian Kaijage has been named new head coach of the national women’s football team, the Twiga Stars.Kaijage replaces Charles Boniface Mkwasa who resigned after failing to guide the Twiga Stars to women’s version of the Africa Nations Cup last year. Kaijage, a youth football coach and instructor was appointed by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) technical committee recently.Kaijage faces a ...

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Simba leaders throw in the towel

Geoffrey Nyange Kaburu

It is now clear that Simba is embroiled in leadership crisis after its vice chairman, Geoffrey Nyange Kaburu, and the club’s registration committee chairman, Zacharia Hans Poppe, resigned from their posts following a string of poor results. This has been coming. It was just a matter of when after the club’s supporters, fed up with embarrassing defeats, pathetic title defence ...

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JKT Ruvu coach steps down after defeat

Charles Kilinda stepped down as JKT Ruvu head coach after watching his side crash to a 2-0 defeat to visiting Kagera Sugar in a solitary Premier League match played at Chamazi Stadium. It was JKT Ruvu’s 10th defeat of the season out of 19 games, which leaves the army wardens only three points from relegation zone. Darlington Enyima and Juma ...

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TFF seeks end to Statute saga

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) tries to work out how to end ongoing dispute between it and the government and has sought audience with Minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports over the matter. The two parts are at loggerheads regarding which constitution should the country’s football governing body use, between the 2006 constitution and newly amended Statute.The misunderstanding arose ...

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Simba’s misery deepens

Embarrassing defeats, criticism from fans and stakeholders, a bleak future for its new head coach– Premier League champions Simba are certainly in disarray and their season is not getting any better. Simba suffered their most embarrassing defeat in the preliminary rounds of CAF Champions League when they lost 4-0 to Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo of Angola in the return ...

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