Company pledges to continue backing Taifa Stars

08Nov 2019
By Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Company pledges to continue backing Taifa Stars

SERENGETI Breweries Limited (SBL) Company, which sponsors the senior national soccer team, Taifa Stars, has pledged its continued support to the squad, as well as cooperating with domestic soccer lovers in seeing to it the squad performs well in its assignments.

Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) Marketing Manager, Anitha Msangi (2nd L), speaks to reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday on the senior national soccer squad ‘Taifa Stars’ preparations for the Group J game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Equatorial Guinea, which will take place in the city next week. Taifa Stars are sponsored by SBL. Others in the picture (L-R) include Taifa Stars supporters’ group’s chairman, Godson Karigo, Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) secretary general, Wilfred Kidao, and Haji Manara, who heads a committee for drumming support for the squad. PHOTO: CORRESPONDENT

Taifa Stars are set to come up against Equatorial Guinea in the first match of the Group J of the qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of N (AFCON) finals, at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam next week.

Anitha Msangi, SBL Marketing Manager, told reporters in the city yesterday that her firm, via the Serengeti Premium Lager brand, will keep on supporting the squad and fully cooperate with domestic soccer followers.

Anitha disclosed SBL will set up big screens in various parts of the city with a view to seeing to it soccer fans watch the next week’s clash free of charge, whilst enjoying Serengeti Premium Lager.

“SBL, via Serengeti Premium Lager, will continue entertaining soccer followers by seeing to it Taifa Stars perform well,” Anitha noted.

“We will also see to it the soccer lovers enjoy the match and the beer.”

“Fans should come out in big number to cheer the squad whilst getting a taste of the Serengeti Premium Lager.”

Wilfred Kidao, Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) secretary general, pointed out the senior national team will soon enter camp to shape up for the match.

Kidao disclosed the squad will later take on Libya in the second match of the continental event at the latter’s venue on November 19.

“We urge Tanzanians to cooperate with us in supporting the senior national team, we should turn up in big number in the clash and cheer the team with a view to motivating to perform well,” Clifford Ndimbo, TFF information officer, noted.