Kichuya keeps record as Yanga, Simba draw

29Oct 2017
Fred Ogot
Guardian On Sunday
Kichuya keeps record as Yanga, Simba draw

Shiza Kichuya maintained his scoring record against Young Africans SC when he scored the Simba goal in their Mainland Premier League match which ended 1-1 at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam, yesterday.

Simba striker Laudit Mavugo beats Andrew Vicent of Yanga when the teams met in a Mainland Premier League match at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday. PHOTO: HALIMA KAMBI

Kichuya who joined Simba from Mtibwa Sugar has never missed to score for Simba in a match against Yanga.

Yesterday’s goal was his third in those derbies. He first scored in another 1-1 draw and again scored in the match which Simba came from behind to win 2-1.

In yesterday’s encounter he coordinated well with Haruna Niyonzima and Erasto Nyoni to score the goal in the 57th minute before Obrey Chirwa levelled for Yanga in the 60th minute after coordinating well with Gadiel Michael and Ibrahim Ajib.

Yanga missed a goal in the 72nd minute when Emmanuel Martin outpaced Simba defenders and remained with goalie Aishi Manula who saved the danger.

Simba, Yanga and Azam FC tie on 16 points each but the Msimbazi Street side lead the 16-team standing with  goal difference advantage.

Lineups:

Yanga SC: Youthe Rostand, Juma Abdul, Gadiel Michael, Andrew Vincent ‘Dante’, Kelvin Yondani, Papy Kabamba Tshitshimbi, Pius Buswita, Raphael Daudi/Pato Ngonyani 65th minute, Obrey Chirwa, Ibrahim Ajib and Geoffrey Mwashiuya.Simba SC; Aishi Manula, Erasto Nyoni, Mohammed Hussein ‘Tshabalala’, Juuko Murshid, Method Mwanjali, James Kotei/Jonas Mkude 75th minute, Shiza Kichuya, Muzamil Yassin/Said Ndemla 84th minute, Emmanuel Okwi, Laudit Mavugo/John Bocco 75th minute and Haruna Niyonzima.

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