Tanzania Azam Cup: Simba SC thrash TRA Kilimanjaro to qualify for fourth round

Tanzania Mainland giants Simba SC are the fifteenth Premier League team to step into the fourth round of Azam Sports Federation Cup (ASFC) after knocking out TRA Kilimanjaro 6-0 at Azam Complex in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.

The Reds pumped two goals in the first half via Ladack chasambi and Sadio Kanoute. In the second half, Freddy Kouablan stretched the lead before a brace from Kanoute to complete his hat-trick. Substitute Pa Omar Jobe netted the sixth goal in the 72nd minute to finish the business for his team.

Meanwhile, a complete list of 16 teams that have made a breakthrough into ASFC fourth round are defending champions Young Africans (Yanga SC), Simba, Azam, KMC, Kagera Sugar and Geita Gold.Others are JKT Tanzania, Mtibwa Sugar, Kagera Sugar, Singida Fountain Gate, Ihefu, Mashujaa, Tabora United, Coastal Union and Rhino Rangers.

Rhino Rangers are the only non-Premier League side to squeeze in the last 16 of the competition and they eliminated Tanzania Prisons 6-5 on spot-kicks.

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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