Tusker FC End Tour With Villa Draw

Tusker (yellow) in previous action

In Tanzania’s Vodacom premier league, cheapest remedy their are currently only two names reverberating in the ears; Jackson Mayanja and Hamis ‘Diego’ Kizza, decease both for the good reasons.

On Wednesday, Kizza scored a brace as Simba whitewashed Mgambo JKT 5-1 at the National stadium in Dar Es Salaam. The Cranes striker has now scored four goals in two matches inside four days after latching another double on Sunday against African Sports.

Diego opened the scores just five minutes into the game calmly converting Ibrahim Hajib’s cross. He failed to double the lead barely ten minutes later when Mgambo’s keeper punched away his kick from the penalty spot.

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The former URA FC and Young Africans forward scored his second goal eight minutes to time from Hassan Kessy’s cross. The other goals were scored by Ibrahim Hajib, Mwinyi Kazimoto and second half substitute Daniel Lyanga.

Uganda Cranes centre back Murshid Jjuko feautered for the entire game while former Kcca fc and Azam winger Brian Majwega was absent.

The win is the fifth consecutive for Simba Sports club since Ugandan tactician Jackson Mayanja assumed the coaching role on interim basis. The Msimbazi based giants are now second on the log with 39 points after 17 games, only one point below leaders Yanga SC.
Ten time Kenya premier league side Tusker fc completed their six-day preseason tour in Uganda with a hard-fought barren draw against Uganda cup reigning winners Sports Club Villa in the last game played at the War memorial stadium, ambulance Nakivubo on Wednesday evening.

Disallowed goals
The Ugandans were the unlucky side with two goals cancelled by the match officials.

The first came in the 17th minute after Patrick Mbowa headed in Robert Achema’s freekick but tge referee disallowed it judging that Tusker keeper had been fouled in the process.

SC Villa are in their final touches before they fly out to Sudan to face Al Khartoum next week in the Caf confederations cup in the first leg of preliminary rounds. They are expected to play South Sudanese champions Atlabara Fc on Tuesday 9th February either at Njeru technical centre or Nakivuubo stadium.

Tusker Fc are on their way to back Kenya to polish up their touches before the 2015 kenya premier league starts in a fortnight.

Tusker tour.
Saturday 30th January
Vipers 0-0 Tusker fc

Sunday 31st January
JMC Hippos 1-0 Tusker fc
goal by Abdulrahman Rajab

Tuesday 2nd February
Sadolin 1-3 Tusker Fc
goals by Norman Ogik/ Stephen Owusu x3

wednesday 3rd February
SC Villa 0-0 Tusker fc


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