Mayanga regains form at Ndanda FC

12Feb 2020
Michael Mwebe
The Guardian
Mayanga regains form at Ndanda FC

VITALIS Mayanga’s one goal and an assist for Ndanda FC against Mbao FC in Vodacom Premier League clash last weekend was a timely reminder of his qualities as he seeks to once again rebuild a career in Tanzania’s top-flight.

Vitalis Mayanga

The 21-year-old forward’s ability has never been in doubt‚ but his commitment to a professional career has been questioned in the past at Stand United, African Lyon and KMC FC.

After a nightmarish half season with KMC FC, where he barely played and ended serving an indefinite disciplinary suspension, Mayanga hopes that is all behind him now that he is back to where he feels he belongs at Ndanda FC.

Mayanga was a December-January transfer window capture for Ndanda FC from KMC FC.

He has returned to the club he last played for last season before being lured by a good offer from the Kinondoni Municipal Council-owned side.

His return to Ndanda FC came as something of a surprise to many fans‚ but his mandate from the club is clear.

He has been brought in to help the team score goals. His job is to help the team go forward and win games to avoid relegation.

Having scored just 10 goals from their 20 league games, it is evident Ndanda FC's struggles stem from their blunt attack.

Head coach, Abdul Mingange, has since pinned his hopes for goals on Mayanga’s goal scoring form.

He has regained the kind of form he displayed last season which saw him regularly linked with a move to one of the Vodacom Premier League’s top three.

The forward scored two goals and provided another assist as Ndanda FC beat Mbao to move five points clear of the bottom-placed Singida United.

"It is good to score but I don't care how many goals I score, that is not important. It's no use I score 10 goals but the team gets relegated," he disclosed.

Last season Mayanga scored 10 goals in all competitions for the club.

He nearly single-handed carried Ndanda FC on his shoulders as they finished at respectable ninth place.

Ndanda are next in action away to fellow relegation candidates, Singida United, on Friday in what is the definition of a relegation six-pointer.

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