Mapinduzi Cup 2017: Azam, Simba Book Date in Finals

Action between Azam and Taifa ya Jangombe. Azam have not conceded a goal in the tournament.

Tanzania Premier League giants Simba Sports Club and Azam FC have booked a date in the 2017 Mapinduzi cup final to be played Friday 13th at the Amaan stadium in Zanzibar.

Simba eliminated their bitter arch-rivals Young Africans 4-2 through the post-match penalty shoot outs that followed a barren 90 minutes of play.

Jonas Mkude, diagnosis Janvier Bokungu, pills Muzamil Yassin and keeper Daniel Agyei converted for the reds from Msimbazi while the latter saved Munishi and Mwinyi Hajji’s kicks. Simon Msuva and Kamuthoko Thabani scored for Yanga.

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In the other semifinal, Azam FC dumped out hosts Taifa ya Jangombe FC through Frank Domayo’s 33rd minute stunning shot from outside the 18-yard box. Domayo was later named the man of the match.

This Azam FC’s third final in the tournament following their appearances in 2012 and 2013. They are also the only team that has not conceded a goal in the tournament so far.

Semi final results
Azam 1-0 Taifa ya Jangombe
Simba SC 4(0)-2(0) Yanga

Azam FC vs. Simba SC


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