Simba march into CAFCL quarterfinals after thrashing Horoya 7-0
Simba have gallantry marched into the quarterfinals of CAF Champions League after defeating Horoya 7-0 at a well attended Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday night.
Clatous Chama has sealed a hat-trick while Jean Baleke and Sadio Kanoute have a piece claimed a brace to enable their side storm in the last-8 with heads up.
With the outcome, Simba have pocketed 35m/- as a reward from President Samia Suluhu Hassan who buys each goal scored by the two envoys in CAF Interclub games for 5m/-.
As it stands in group C, Raja Casablanca leads the table with 13 points while Simba are second on the pile with 9 points, Horoya on third slot courtesy of 4 points while Vipers are at the base with 2 points.
Goal gates opened up for Simba in the 10th minute courtesy of Chama who netted through a spectacular set-piece just outside the penalty box beating Horoya keeper Mohamed Kamara.
In the 32nd minute, Jean Baleke doubled the score with a close-range strike before Chama completed his brace via a spot-kick awarded to the home side.
With three goals down, the mountain was hard to climb for the visitors who barely troubled Simba keeper Aishi Manula in the first half.
In the second half, the Reds could not ceasefire as Kanoute powered the fourth goal in the 54th minute, Baleke in 64th minute before two more contributions from Chama and Kanoute concluded the deal.
Simba had an electric start of the match making full use of the available scoring opportunities no wonder they managed to net three goals in the first half.