A total of four football fans reportedly died at Miteja near Somanga in Kilwa District, Lindi on Wednesday morning after their vehicle involved in the accident.
The Namungo die-hard fans were en-route to Dar es Salaam to cheer their team who play Young Africans at Azam Complex in the city later today.
According to an official club statement posted on their Instagram page, the accident has occurred at Miteja near to Somanga leading to four deaths and 16 injuries.
“Those who have sustained injuries are being treated at Tingi Health Center in Kilwa District, Lindi.
“We convey condolences to Rwangwa people, fans, family and we pray to God to heal those who have picked injuries as soon as possible,” reads part of the statement.
“Almighty God should rest souls of deceased people in eternal peace,” it further says.
Namungo are yet to win a Premier League match this season and through the team’s coach Cedric Kaze, they have vowed to stun Yanga in today’s encounter.