Mapinduzi Cup 2017: Azam Pummel Yanga to Top Group

Azam qualified as group A winners following the victory.

Azam FC produced a sterling performance to overpower rivals Young Africans 4-0 in a group B match day three fixture in the ongoing Mapinduzi cup in Zanzibar.

The ice cream makers arrived at the game in need of a clear victory to progress to the knock out phase and they didn’t disappoint with striker John Bocco getting to their score sheet just after two minutes.

Newly appointed coach George Lwandamina fell in his first real test at the helm of the Tanzanian champions.

Yahaya Mohammed doubled the lead for Azam nine minutes after the breather heading in Salum Abu-Bakr’s cross.

Mahindu and Enoch Agyei completed the rout in the 80th and 84th minutes to seal the top spot with seven points while Yanga finished second with six.

The groups climax on Sunday when defending champions URA FC face Taifa Jangombe at 8pm in a must win clash if they’re to reach the semis. Table leaders Simba SC face off with Jangombe boys at 4pm.

URA is fourth on the table with four points, medicine two behind Jangombe boys and Taifa Jangombe


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