KMC beat Mbao FC 2-0 in a Tanzania Premier League match to temporarily move out of the relegation zone as the survival race heats up.
The victors move to 17th with 27 points same as Mbeya City and Ndanda. Mbao remains 19th with 22 points while Singida lost 1-0 to Prisons once again to remain rooted at the bottom with 12 points.
Mwadui beat Mbeya City 1-0 to move to 15th with 28 points while Alliance lost to Azam to remain 14th with 29 points same as Lipuli who were not in action this weekend.
Azam's 1-0 victory over Alliance saw them reduce the gap between them and leaders to 17 while Namungo remained fourth after playing to a barren draw with Polisi.
On Sunday, third-placed side Yanga stunned Simba 1-0 at National Stadium to record their third win on the trot. They now have 50 points and two games in hand.
Tanzania Premier League results
- Singida 1-0 Prisons
- Mtibwa 3-1 Kagera
- Polisi 0-0 Namungo
- KMC 2-0 Mbao
- Ruvu 1-1 JKT
- Coastal Union 0-0 Ndanda
- Mwadui 1-0 Mbeya City
- Azam 1-0 Alliance
- Yanga 1-0 Simba