Kagame Cup holders Young Africans dispatched visiting Police Morogoro by three comprehensive goals in their ninth round match played at the national Stadium in Dare s Salam yesterday.
The victory has elevated Yanga to the third of the standings table and just two points adrift of leaders and archrvals samba.
Yanga re on 17 points after nine appearances to clear their wobbly start of the season and just one point behind Azam FC who squandered the opportunity to take lead yesterday.
Two quickfire goals from Simon Msuva and Didier Kavumbagu in the fourth and sixth minute saw the hosts creating a huge cushion up to the half time mark.
The visitors played all hearts out particularly durng the second half and came clseo toreduce the margin several times but profligacy prevailed.
It was substitute Hamis Kiiza who hammered the final nail into the Morogoro cops’ coffin after 59 minutes to wrap up the scoring business. Kiiza increased the tally for Yanga’s third when he made use of David Luhende spadework.
Nevertheless the visitors still played an enterprising game but poor finishing let them down up to te final whistle.
The result still places the Morogoro team at the base of the standings table with paltry two points realize from as many draws.
Coach JohnSimkoko has plenty to do should h need to elevate his team from the relegation tunnel. Yanga will be inArusha on Saturday to play against hosts Oljoro JKT as part of the fixture for the tenth round matches.
The Saturday fixture will eb tense in the sense that all top three teams will be in action as samba play Azam at the National Stadium.