Namungo FC maintains unbeat run in VPL

26Jun 2020
Adam Fungamwango
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Namungo FC maintains unbeat run in VPL

​​​​​​​NAMUNGO FC's 2-2 draw with Yanga in a Vodacom Premier League encounter between the two squads has seen the former stretch their unbeaten run in the top flight to 15 matches.

The thrilling clash, which was played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, saw hosts Yanga toil to cancel out the visitors' lead on two ocassions.

Namungo FC still clings on to the fourth spot in the top flight standing after notching 55 points.

The Lindi-based side has, in the process, set season record, given no other top flight outfit has managed to play the mentioned number of games without conceding loss.

League leaders Simba SC comes second as the side has not conceded defeat in 12 matches.

Yanga, positioned third in the top flight log, are third in the record as they are unbeaten in 11 outings this season.

There will be no squad which will manage to surpass Namungo FC record, given Simba will have maintained unbeaten spell in 11 games, if they will not concede loss in their remaining games.

Yanga will have maintained unbeaten spell in 12 games, should they not concede loss in their remaining games.

Namungo FC last conceded loss to Simba, when the latter scrapped a 3-2 victory over the former in a top flight match, which took place on January 29 this year.

The Lindi outfit later went on a 15-match unbeaten run, posting victory in five outings and registering draw in 10 games.

After the defeat to Simba, Namungo FC thrashed Mbao FC 3-0 and later recorded 1-1 draw with Alliance FC.

Namungo FC thereafter posted barren draw with Ndanda FC and then edged Singida United 1-0. They later recorded 1-1 draw with Mwadui FC.

Namungo FC went on to command 2-1 victory over KMC FC and thereafter beat Azam FC and Lipuli FC 1-0 and 2-1 respectively.

They thereafter recorded draw in four outings in a row, managing 1-1 draw with Mtibwa Sugar and later registered 0-0 draw with Polisi Tanzania.

Namungo FC was held to 1-1 draw by Biashara United and then recorded 1-1 with Yanga in the top flight's first phase encounter.

After the top flight was given green light to restart, Namungo FC notched 2-2 draw with Coastal Union, trounced Kagera Sugar 2-0 and then posted 2-2 draw with Yanga.

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