Mwadui soccer prodigy scoops league award

15Mar 2017
Japheth Kazenga
The Guardian
Mwadui soccer prodigy scoops league award

MWADUI FC attacking midfielder, Hassan Kabunda, has won the Mainland premier league’s best player award for last month.

Hassan Kabunda

Kabunda beat Simba’s striking duo of Laudit Mavugo and Ibrahim Hajibu to the honour.
In three Mainland premier league matches Mwadui FC took part last month, Kabunda played all 270 minutes and helped his team win and scale to the sixth position in the league.

Mwadui have posted 31 points from 25 games, 24 points adrift of the league leaders, Simba, who have played 24 games.

Mwadui have registered nine wins, four draws and 12 losses. They have netted 23 goals and leaked 32 goals to register a goal difference of minus 9.

Kabunda scored four goals in the last month’s three games. The skilful midfielder also displayed a high level of discipline in the games and was neither warned nor booked by the referees.

He will, for that matter entitled to receive 1m/- from the league’s sponsors, Vodacom Tanzania.

Kabunda’s efforts, moreover, have helped him win a place in the senior national soccer team, Taifa Stars, which is expected to play two international friendly matches later this month.

Taifa Stars, which is under coach Salum Mayanga, is expected to confront Botswana on March 25 and then play Burundi three days later.