Fiston Mayele scored two goals and Chiko Ushindi scored one to give Yanga the title. Young Africans now are the new Tanzania Ligi Kuu bara champions.
This comes after a four-year drought in which their hometown rivals, Simba, won the title four years in a row. Yanga, on the other hand, has risen this season and won for the 28th time.
Tonight, the fans expressed their gratitude to Mayele. This is because, in addition to scoring the goals, he assisted on Chiko Ushindi’s goal. Chiko scored his first league goal since joining Yanga from TP Mazembe last night.
Mayele scored the first goal in the 34th minute. Later, he helped Chiko score the game-winning goal in the second half.
Furthermore, Mayele’s two goals have sent him back to the top of the goalscorers leaders board. Mayele is one goal ahead of George Mpole. Geita Golds Mpole has 15 goals on the season.
Following his goal-scoring heroics in the previous Geita Gold game against Dodoma City, Mpole was initially leading the list with a one-goal advantage.
Yanga has now scored 67 points, which no other side can match in the remaining game.
What next for Yanga
Yanga thrashed Coastal Union in the match. However, In the ASFC Cup final, the two teams will face off.
However, Rivals Simba Sports Club, is in second place in the NBC premier league. Simba did not win any titles at the end of the season.
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Firstly, the “Wekundu wa Msimbazi” team was eliminated in the group qualifying stage of the Total Energies CAF Champions League.
However, they were ousted in the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederation by Orlando Pirates.
Despite this, they were defeated by Yanga in the ASFC Cup semifinals.
To add on, The ‘jangwani’ team spokesman Haji Manara said this morning that the team is going to sign more than four new players.