Former Tanzanian Premier League champions Yanga on Saturday returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Alliance at National Stadium.
Ditrim Nchimbi was the hero of the afternoon as he bagged a brace that saw Yanga register their first win five matches. Yanga remain fourth on the log with 44 points two behind Namungo.
Namungo beat Lipuli 2-1 to keep up with Azam who are second with 48 points. Azam were 1-0 victors away at JKT while Kagera Sugar played to a 1-1 draw with Prisons.
Singida woes were compounded after going down 1-0 to Polisi at home and are firmly deep in the relegation zone. Ruvu Shooting beat Mbao 2-0 to consolidate their sixth place while Biashara won 1-0 against Mbeya City to move to tenth with 35 points.
On Sunday, runaway leaders Simba beat basement club KMC 2-0 to maintain their 17 point lead at the helm of the league. KMC are staring at relegation after going six games without a win and have 21 points, three points away from safety.
Tanzania Premier League results
- JKT 0-1 Azam
- Kagera 1-1 Prisons
- Singida 0-1 Polisi
- Ruvu 2-0 Mbao
- Lipuli 1-2 Namungo
- Mwadui 2-0 Coastal Union
- Mtibwa 2-0 Ndanda
- Biashara 1-0 Mbeya City
- Yanga 2-0 Alliance
- Simba 2-0 KMC