Govt hailed for 2022/2023 Season

TANZANIA Premier League Board (TPLB) has acknowledged the government initiatives on improving sports infrastructures in the country, insisting such improvements add value to the top-flight league, a situation that makes players enjoy their working environment.

A statement released on Monday by the board’s communication department said the ended season was fruitful, with good partnerships from key partners, including the government.

“We thank all our stakeholders, including the government under President Samia Suluhu Hassan, for creating a conducive atmosphere that enabled all teams to travel comfortably from one point of the country to the other.”

It further pointed out that proper advice and guidance from the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) led to league management’s efficiency, hence accelerating its growth.

“We also thank our key sponsors NBC, Azam Media Limited and TBC for their rendered support that highly lessened the financial burden of the competing clubs, which improved competition on the pitch,” it said.

Furthermore, the statement acknowledged football fans who tirelessly backed their teams last season and urged them to continue the excellent gesture in the upcoming 2023/24 campaign.

Again, the board extended its appreciation hand to media outlets for their immense coverage of the league, saying the tendency made it to be well known within and outside the country.

According to the released statement, TPLB has already begun preparations for the 2023/24 season, eyeing to make it more successful.

Meanwhile, the upcoming campaign has welcomed three new teams from the championship league: JKT Tanzania, Tabora United, and Mashujaa.

The sports fraternity is, therefore, keen to find out what the trio will bring to the top-flight league next season, forecasted as a tough season.

It is good to see that residents of Tabora and Kigoma will now be feeling the vibe of the Premier League at their doorsteps following the promotion of their respective sides.

 

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