Simba SC triumph, set election date

Simba striker Mussa Hassan Mgosi (left) and Nassibu Malila of Prisons vie for the ball when their teams met in a Vodacom Premier League match in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Simba won 3-1. (Photo: Omar Fungo.)

Two goals scored by Musa Hassan Mgosi and one from Nico Nyagawa earned Simba a 3-1 victory over Prisons in a Vodacom Premier League match at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday.

Mgosi scored the first in the second minute when he connected home a Jerry Santo cross to beat goalie Xvery Mapunda before registering the third in the 57th minute to make Simba remain unbeaten in the 12-team league. Nyagawa scored the second goal in the 16th minute.

The lone goal for Prisons was scored in the 62nd minute by Misango Magai who used Fredy Chudu’s cross to outclass goalie Juma Kaseja.

Simba now lead the Vodacom Sponsored league with 39 points, followed by their bitter rivals Yanga on 24.

In another development, Simba general elections will be held on May 9 in Dar es Salaam, it was announced yesterday.

The club vice president, Salum Madenge, said picking and returning of the application forms would start from April 20 to April 27. He said the screening of the aspirants would be conducted on April 29.

Simba members will be allowed to lodge their objections against the aspirants on May 1 and 2. Contestants will start campaigning on May 3 to May 8.


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