Tanzania FA Cup Yanga SC defeat Singida United to set up Azam FC final

Young Africans (Yanga SC) will face Azam FC in the final of the Azam Sports Federation Cup (ASFC) after defeating Singida United 1-0 in a closely fought semi-finals fixture at Liti Stadium in Singida on Sunday.

Substitute Fiston Mayele netted the winning goal in the 82nd minute to help the Timu ya Mwanachi maintain their push of winning a treble of domestic titles this season just like they did in the previous league campaign.

The Jangwani-based giants have already been crowned Tanzania’s Mainland Premier League champions with two matches to spare. They are sitting top of the 16-team table with 74 points from 28 matches, seven more than rivals Simba SC.

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They also clinched the Community Shield trophy at the start of the season. Apart from the domestic competitions, Yanga are in the final of the Caf Confederation Cup where they will face USM Alger of Algeria.

Yanga qualified for the final after defeating South Africa’s Marumo Gallants 4-1 on aggregate. They won the first leg meeting 2-0 at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium before registering a 2-1 result in the return leg away.

Azam reached the final of the domestic competition after defeating Simba 2-1 in the other semis clash.

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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