Tanzania Premier League champions Young Africans (Yanga SC) have unveiled their new offices located at the club’s headquarters at Jangwani street in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam.
Speaking at the occasion on Wednesday, Deputy Minister for Culture, Arts and Sports Hamis Mwinjuma gave credit to the club for the milestone made. “This is a big achievement, a big club of Yanga caliber deserve these great moves and I am proud of you,” he said.
He also said renovating the facility is part of showing respect to elders who facilitated construction of the building in 1971 which is still be used up to date.
On his part, Yanga president Hersi Said revealed the ground floor will consist of offices of the club’s management. “The second and third floor are used as hostels of players…we are happy that at last, all official activities will be done here,” he said.
In another development, Yanga unveiled the club’ 89th anniversary week which will climax on Sunday in Mbeya where Yanga will face Tanzania Prisons at the Sokoine Stadium.
As part of the celebrations of their 89th birthday, the club partnered with the Aga Khan Hospital, aiming for each club member to attain special health care at reduced prices.