Serengeti Boys open camp in Madagascar

28Jul 2016
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Serengeti Boys open camp in Madagascar

TANZANIA under-17 national soccer team has peacefully landed at Antananarivo for ten-day training ahead of their next month crucial game against their counterparts from South Africa.

Bakari Shime

The first leg match against South African team is scheduled to be played at a venue to be announced later by South African Football Association, SAFA on August 6. The return leg will be played at Azam Stadium in Dar es Salaam on August 21.

Winner of the two legs will be on pole position to feature in the continental championship to be played in Madagascar.
The team is under coach Bakari Shime and goalkeeping trainer Juma Kaseja.

Players who made the trip include goalkeepers Ramadhani Awm Kabwili, Kelvin Deogratius Kayego and Samwel Edward Brazio. Defenders are Kibwana Ally Shomari, Nickson Clement Kibabage, Israel Patrick Mwenda, Dickson Nickson Job, Ally Hussein Msengi, Issa Abdi Makamba and Enrick Vitalis Nkosi.

Midfielder line-up has Kelvin Nashon Naftal, Ally Hamisi Ng’anzi, Asadi Ali Juma Ali, Syprian Benedictor Mtesigwa, Ibrahim Abdallah Ali and Shaban Zuberi. Striking force has Mohammed Abdallah Rashid, Yohana Oscar Mkomola and Muhsin Malima Makame.

Winner between Serengeti Boys and South Africa will play against the winner between Namibia and Congo-Brazzaville for the qualifier berth.