🇹🇿 Simba held as Tanzania Premier League resumes
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🇹🇿 Simba held as Tanzania Premier League resumes

Tanzania Premier League leaders Simba SC were held to a 1-1 draw by midtable side Ruvu Shooting as football resumed in Tanzania over the weekend. 

Football activities in the East African nation resumed on Saturday after a three-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

On Saturday, third-placed side Yanga edged hosts Mwadui 1-0 t the Kambarage Stadium in Shinyanga. Balama Mapinduzi scored the all-important goal for Yanga. 

On Sunday, Simba's march to their 17th league title suffered a slight setback after they were held to 1-1 against Ruvu. Shiza Kichuya gave Simba the lead in the 12th minute before Maganga found the equalizer 8 minutes to the end of the opening half. There were no further goals in the second half.

At Azam Sports Complex, Richard Djodi found the opener three minutes into the second half with Shaban Idd Chilunda notching the winner in the fourth minute of added time.

Other matches saw Namungo share the spoils with Coastal Union in a four-goal thriller. George Makanga and Abeid Athuman were on target for Namungo as Issa Abushehe and Hance Msonga replied for Coastal Union.

Vodacom Premier League:

  • Mwadui 0-1 Yanga
  • Azam 2-0 Mbao
  • Simba 1-1 Ruvu Shooting
  • Namungo 2-2 Coastal Union