Kikwete meets Twiga Stars

President Jakaya Kikwete is expected to meet members of the national women soccer team in Dar es Salaam today.

The team has just qualified to feature in the African Nations Cup finals to be staged in South Africa.

The Government has hailed the team for winning the tournament’s berth.

Minister for Information, Culture and Sports George Mkuchika said the Government relishes success of the team.

The minister has asked the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) to support the team in its bid to flap the national flag high.

Twiga Stars, as the team is popularly known, qualified for the continental championship after sending packing Eritrea by 11-4 aggregate goals, having won the first leg at home by comprehensive 8-1 goals.

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN

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