VPL: Simba roar on, Yanga held

VPL: Simba roar on, Yanga held

Simba SC renewed their firm grip of Tanzania Premier League with a 3-0 resounding victory over Mtibwa Sugar at Jamhuri Grounds in Mtibwa.

John Bocco opened the scoring in the 45th minute before Mohammed Hussein doubled the lead in 47th minute as Hassan Dilunga put the match out of reach for the hosts. Simba have now 53 points, eight more than second-placed Azam.

In another match, Azam beat visiting Polisi 1-0 to maintain their hopes of catching up with Simba at the top. The lone goal of the match was scored by Mudathir in the 47th minute.

Own goal

Elsewhere, Yanga's fine run was halted by Mbeya City who held them to a one-all draw at the National Stadium. Lamine Moro scored an own goal as Mbeya grabbed an unlikely lead before Bernad Morrison restored parity in the 78th minute. 

Tanzania Premier Leage results

  • Mtibwa Sugar 0-3 Simba
  • Azam 1-0 Polisi
  • Yanga 1-1 Mbeya City
  • Singida 0-1 Namungo
  • Lipuli 1-1 JKT
  • Mwadui 0-2 Ndanda
  • Kagera 1-2 Alliance
  • Biashara 1-0 Mbao