Soccer

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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New twist in TFF elections saga

The tale of the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) and Tanzania Premier League Board (TPL) elections took a new twist after the Election Appeal committee refused to backtrack on its decision to axe some candidates from the race. A day after the TFF Elections Committee had suspended the local football governing body’s general and TPL Board elections indefinitely, the Election Appeal ...

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Simba: We can beat Libolo away

Simba remain optimistic about their prospects of making the first round of the CAF Champions League despite conceding 1-0 defeat against Clube Recreativo do Libolo in the first leg of the preliminary round tie. Joao Martins stunned the Mainland Premier League champions when he headed in the only goal of the game in the 24th minute connecting a good delivered ...

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Simba risk early exit after defeat

Mainland Premier League champions Simba are teetering on the brink of elimination from the CAF Champions League after they conceded a 1-0 defeat at home to Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo of Angola in a first leg tie of the preliminary round on Sunday. The enthralling Champions League first leg match was played at the National Stadium in front of ...

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