Meddie Kagere on Wednesday scored four goals as Simba SC swatted aside the Kariakoo Derby disappointment to hit Singida United 8-0 in a Tanzania Premier League tie played at National Stadium, Dar es Salaam.
Simba lost 1-0 to Yanga on Sunday but were not in a forgiving mood as they run riot around a Singida United side facing certain relation from the top-flight football.
The Rwandan striker opened the scoring in the second minute before Deo Kanda doubled the lead in the 13th minute. Kanda completed his brace five minutes later as skipper John Bocco added the fourth in the 19th minute.
Kagere got his second in the 26th minute before completing his hat-trick four minutes before the break. The unstoppable Kagere got his fourth in the 71st minute before Ali Shiboub completed the scores in the 90th minute.
Simba are now 17 points clear from second-placed Azam who have 54 points. Yanga are third with 50 points and face struggling side KMC. Singida remain at the bottom of the league with 12 points.
In other matches played on Wednesday, Polisi played to a barren draw with Mtibwa Sugar as Prisons edged Alliance 1-0.
Tanzania Premier League results
- Simba 8-0 Singida United
- Polisi 0-0 Mtibwa Sugar
- Prisons 1-0 Alliance