Young Africans secure important maximum points against Mashujaa

DAR ES SALAAM: Young Africans have outclassed Mashujaa 2-1 to sit six points clear at the summit of the Tanzania’s Mainland Premier League table.

The game at Azam Complex in Dar es Salaam on Thursday evening has seen the hosts walking away with heads up.

Max Nzengeli unzipped the scoreboard on the stroke of halftime before a stunning shot by Mashujaa’s Emmanuel Mtumbuka in the 64th minute.

At 1-1, the game started afresh with the visitors looking sharp and dangerous when marching forward.

After several hits and misses from either side, the big moment came in the 85th minute when Yanga’s midfielder Mudathir Yahya rescued his side.

He slotted in at a close range with the ball passing in between Mashujaa defender before crossing the goal line.

With the outcome, Yanga now have 37 points at the top of the log seconded by Azam with 31 points and Simba are third courtesy of 29 points.

On Friday, Simba host Azam at CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza.

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