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Mtibwa Sugar reduce Yanga speed

3rd February 2013
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Mtibwa Sugar defender Issa Rashid (right) and Simon Msuve of Yanga vie for the ball when the teams met in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Photo: Omar Fungo

Young Africans of Dar es Salaam failed to extract revenge in a return match as they were held to a 1-1 draw by the visiting Mtibwa Sugar in a Mainland Premier League match at the National Stadium yesterday.

Veteran striker Shaaban Kisiga headed home for Mtibwa Sugar a minute to halftime before Ugandan striker Hamisi Kiiza used a Simon Msuva cross to level for the league leaders.

Yanga now lead the 14-team league with 33 points. Mtibwa Sugar defeated Yanga 3-1 in the first round.

Lineups

Yanga: Ally Mustapha, Mbuyu Twite, Oscar Joshua, Nadir Haroub, Kelvin Yondani, Athumani Iddi (Nurdin Bakari), Frank Damayo (Said Bahanuzi, Haruna Niyonzima, Jerson Tegete, Didier Kavumbagu (Hamisi Kiiza), Simon Msuva.

Mtibwa Sugar: Hussein Sharif, Said Mkopi, Issa Issa, Rajab Mohammed, Salum Swedi, Shaaban Nditi, Vicent Barnabas, Rashid Gumbo, Hussein Javu, Shaaban Kisiga, Ally MOhammed.

SOURCE: GUARDIAN ON SUNDAY