Kaseke out to help Yanga clinch VPL title

23Feb 2021
Ismail Tano
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Kaseke out to help Yanga clinch VPL title

YANGA's midfielder, Deus Kaseke, said despite having a good scoring performance this season, he has set his sight on helping the team reclaim the Vodacom Premier League (VPL)'s title.

Deus Kaseke

The former Mbeya City FC and Singida United midfielder has had a good season enough to persuade Yanga's head coach Cedric Kaze to use him regularly in many league matches.

Kaseke has made it clear that he has no plans to compete for the VPL top goal scorer's gong because his dream this season is to see to it the Premier League title lands is won by his outfit to fulfill his and his fellow players' promise to their fans.

"I score goals for the benefit of my team, because we want the championship, but I have no plans to compete for the VPL top goal scorer prize," he noted.

He presently ranks fourth in the list of the Premier League top scorers this season with six goals to his name.

The midfielder said he is not afraid of his rivals in the race, but his position on his team hardly gives him the opportunity to score as often as his predecessors.

Kaseke explained that he has never dreamed of winning the VPL top scorer award due to his position on the field.

He was adamant all clubs he has played for have important people to be given that role.

Kaseke also made it clear that effort and devotion are the aspects which motivate him to showcase spirited displays for Yanga.

Yanga are placed first in the VPL standing after playing 21 matches and have scored 34 goals.

The midfielder has been involved in eight goals, and he has scored with six goals and a total of two assists. He is the leading scorer in the squad.

He was moreover in Yanga's starting line up in their VPL match against Mtibwa Sugar, which took place at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday and saw Yanga edge Mtibwa Sugar 1-0.

Kaseke said: "It's a lot of effort and prayer to God who is omnipotent, so we are still fighting for the fans, they are ought to support us and we will do well."

Simba's top scorer in the domestic top flight's past two seasons, Meddie Kagere, is leading the scoring race with nine goals.

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