Mgunda yearns to dethrone JKT Queens

DAR ES SALAAM: SIMBA Queens Head Coach, Juma Mgunda, has stated his desire to take the team up the ladder to be crowned champions, overtaking JKT Queens.

Mgunda said in Dar es Salaam on Thursday that he wishes that he takes all of their remaining Women Mainland Premier League games as important as the final game, because their objective is to unseat JKT Queens.

He spoke of that immediately after the conclusion of Thursday’s Women Dar Derby, in which Simba Queens defeated Yanga Princess 3-1 at the Azam Complex in Dar es Salaam.

“We will strive to win every remaining game in order to guarantee that we conclude the season on top of the ladder. Our next game versus JKT Queens is our primary goal right now,” he stated.

Even though Simba Queens won, the intense rivalry between the two teams was evident as they battled goalless for the first 45 minutes, before Simba Queens improved and scored three goals in the second half.

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Yanga Princess, who appeared disoriented in the second half, failing to take their opportunities, rallied in the final moments of the match and scored a consolation goal.

“In the first half, my players performed well and were competitive, but in the second half, they executed perfectly as the coaching staff had envisioned, and ultimately, we won, getting three crucial points,” he said.

After winning, Simba Queens lead the standings with 34 points from 12 games, while. Yanga Princess are placed third with 24 points from 12 games.

In response to the match, Yanga Princess Coach, Charles Haalubono praised his charges’ advancements, highlighting their team’s performance.

“Despite the fact that we lost the game, I am happy with the progress my team has achieved. There have been noteworthy advancements, and I am pleased with my team’s success,” he said.

Haalubono complimented the team’s attacking performance and its consistency, underlining the need to reinforce the defensive line.

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