Young Africans SC have maintained their unbeaten run in the 2022/2023 Tanzania Premier League after stopping Mbeya City FC 2-0 in a match played on Saturday.
The win saw the reigning champions remain unbeaten after 12 matches since kick off and 49 matches since last season.
In-form Congolese striker Fiston Mayele netted a goal in each half to send the Young Africans SC team to 32 points.
The Young African's assistant coach Cedric Kaze made it clear that they need to keep winning matches and playing with lots of consistency. “We know this is a League and there are many matches to come. But we need to keep the good momentum of winning matches,” added Kaze.
In another match played on Saturday Singida Big Stars FC picked an away 1-0 win against Ruvu Shooting FC. Frank Zakaria netted a second half goal to ensure the Singida based team picked maximum points to remain 4th on the log with 24 points.
On Sunday Azam FC picked a 3-2 home win against Coastal Union FC. James Akaminko, Zayd Yahya and Iddi Seleman netted for the home side, while Betrand Ngafei and Hamad Majimengi scored for Coastal Union FC.
Azam FC have 32 points from 14 matches played, but have a lower advantage than the table leaders Young Africans SC.
Simba SC also picked a convincing 3-1 win against Polisi Tanzania FC. Zambian Moses Phiri netted a brace, while skipper John Bocco also got his name on the score sheet for Simba SC. Zuberi Mbogo pulled one back for Polisi Tanzania FC.
Simba SC are third on the log with 31 points from 14 matches played.