The Tanzania national team Taifa Stars squad that will be taking on Kenya’s Harambee Stars in the international friendly match scheduled for Sunday 29 May at the Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani has been named.
A notable absentee in the team is the reigning African Player of the Year Based in Africa, Mbwana Ally Samatta who has since made the move to Belgian side KRC Genk from TP Mazembe.
Simba SC midfielder Mwinyi Kazimoto will stand in as the skipper in Samatta’s absence and will operate behind a striking force that has Stand United’s Elias Maguli and Yanga SC’s Deus Kaseke while John Bocco of Azam starts from the bench.
Former skipper, defender Nadir Haroub, starts from the bench alongside Azam duo of Farid Mussa and goalkeeper Aishi Manula while Aggrey Morris and Erasto Nyoni will man the central defence as Abdul Juma handles the right side of defence.
Starting XI: Deogratius Munishi (GK), Juma Abdul, Mohamed Hussein, Erasto Nyoni, Aggrey Morris, Himid Mao, Shiza Kichuya, Mkude Jonas, Mwinyi Kazimoto, Elias Maguli, Deus Kaseke.
Subs: Aishi Manula (GK), Ibrahim Ajib, John Bocco, Jeremiah Juma, Ismail Issa, Juma Mahadhi, Mohammed Ibrahim, Hassan Kabunda, Farid Mussa, Vincent Andrew, Nadir Horoub, Mwinti Haji.