Besides Zulu, the ambiance in Yanga has been buoyant for Zambians as another striker who used to feature for Green Buffaloes, Noel Mwandila also arrived in Dar es Salaam yesterday. He has been busy throughout the day talking with Yanga officials, presumably for a possible mid-season transfer signing.
Yanga’s new Zambian coach George Lwandamina has began to adjust his technical staff as he appointed Noel Mwandila, a Zambian as well.
Should Mwandila join Yanga, the Dar club will have a total of four Zambians that include Obrey Chirwa who was signed by the champions early this season.
Besides Mwandila, Yanga have at their midst assistant coach Juma Mwambusi , coach for goalkeepers Juma Pondamali and technical director, Hans van der Pluijm.
Other technical officials include team manager Hafidh Saleh, doctor Edward Bavu, kit manager Mohammed Omar ‘Mpogolo’ and physician Jacob Onyango.
Yanga players continued their training session to gear up for the second half of the Mainland premiership at the Gymkhana club in Dar es Salaam yesterday.
The number of players since the club started training after a recess on Monday has reached 23.
Missing in Yanga line-up are Togolese defender Vincent Bossou and midfield Yussuf Mhilu who gained promotion into the senior side early this season.
The full line-up of Yanga players attending training sessions are Ally Mustafa, Deogratius Munishi, Benno Kakolanya, Hassan Kessy, Oscar Joshua, Mwinyi Hajji Mngwali, Kevin Yondan, Pato Ngonyani, Juma Abdul, Andrew Vincent and skipper Nadir Haroub.
Others are striker Simon Msuva, Haruna Niyonzima, Deus Kaseke, Mbuyu Twite, Geofrey Mwashiuya, Juma Mahadhi, Said Juma, Thabani Kamusoko, Amissi Tambwe, Donald Ngoma, Malimi Busungu and Matheo Anthony.
Meanwhile, it is not exactly known which players will be axed to meet registration quota for foreign players which is seven.
Yanga foreign players are Twite, Bossou, Niyonzima, Kamusoko, Tambwe, Ngoma and Chirwa.