Tulia said that during a special friendly match involving Tanzania Sports Writers Association (Taswa) SC and Members of Parliament Sports Club, popularly known as 'Bunge SC', held at the Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma.
She said that she has been impressed with the way that the two teams promote sports by competing in various competitions as well as in friendly matches.
“What you have done here is promoting sports in the country, apart from competing against each other and building your health. You need to maintain this cooperation to inspire others to emulate you,” Tulia noted.
Tulia pointed out: “I am very happy to see journalists and my fellow Members of Parliament who are playing in our team show their talent. You have done a lot that will inspire other young people to get involved in sports.''
Bunge Sports Club is preparing for the East African Inter-Parliamentary Games slated to take place in Juba, South Sudan.
The M-Bet Tanzania Marketing Manager Allen Mushi echoed Tulia’s comment while calling on the two clubs' leaders to maintain the relationship which will help them move forward.
“M-Bet Tanzania is proud of its involvement in Tanzania Sports Writers Association Sports Club's activities and we are ready to support the Bunge Sports Clubs in its activities,” Mushi stated.
Mushi explained that M-Bet Tanzania is a true sports stakeholder in the country and currently the firm is sponsoring Kinondoni Municipal Council (KMC) FC which is featuring in the NBC Premier League.
In another development, Taswa SC chairman, Majuto Omary thanked Bunge SC and M-Bet Tanzania for the support and for making the event happen.
Majuto said Taswa SC will continue to cooperate with Bunge SC and M-Bet Tanzania in the latter's activities.
Taswa SC maintained its unbeaten run in its matches after beating Bunge SC 2-0 and later cruising to a 3-0 victory over Utumishi Veterans in the tour of Dodoma.
In the match against Bunge SC, Taswa SC goals were scored by Waziri Idd off Zahoro Mlanzi's assist and Zicco George who made the most of Idd's assist.
Bunge SC led by skipper Cosato Chumi played well in the encounter and created various scoring chances, but could not exploit the chances.
Taswa SC led by Majuto, alias 'Ronaldo', dominated the encounter, especially in the second half.
Other players who made Taswa SC include Wilbert Molandi (captain), Edward Mbaga, Salum Jaba, Said Seif, Muhidin Sufiani, Hassan Habani, and goalkeeper Ismail Shaaban.
The players were very keen on clearing all dangerous attacks launched by Bunge SC players.
In netball, Bunge Queens won 15-13 against Taswa Queens in a closely contested encounter held at the same venue.
Idd, Zicco, and Mlanzi scored for Taswa SC in the squad's 3-0 victory over Utumishi Veterans.