Dodoma, Tanzania – (African Boulevard News) – President Samia Suluhu Hassan has expressed her delight following Young Africans’ victory over Marumo Gallants. The Tanzanian club secured a 2-0 win against the South African side in the CAF Confederation Cup, much to the pleasure of the President.
From the onset of the match, Young Africans made their intentions clear, giving the visitors a run for their money. The Dar es Salaam-based side took the lead in the 25th minute following a clinical finish by Ditram Nchimbi, who fired home a beautiful strike, much to the excitement of the home crowd.
Marumo Gallants tried to pull level in the second half, with a few missed opportunities that would have changed the course of the match. However, their efforts were thwarted by the Young Africans’ defence, who stood firm and resolute to protect their lead.
The visitors’ hopes of getting anything from the game were then dashed when Saido Ntibazonkiza scored the second for Young Africans in stoppage time, sealing a comfortable victory at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.
President Samia Suluhu Hassan was excited by the team’s performance. In her congratulatory message to Young Africans, the President hailed the players for their determination and resilience, which saw them clinch a crucial win. She expressed her hope for even greater success for the team in future football matches.
“You have done us proud, and I hope you will continue to represent Tanzania with honour and pride. Keep fighting, and let us continue to put our nation on the map,” said President Hassan.
The win sees Young Africans move into a better position in Group A with four points, joint third with Nigeria’s Enyimba, and three behind Algerian side Entente Sportive Setif, with leaders Orland Pirates from South Africa on six points.
Overall, the match between Young Africans and Marumo Gallants made for a thrilling spectacle, showcasing the talents of African football and fostering relations between the neighbouring countries. Tanzanians are eagerly looking forward to the next match, hoping for a continuation of their team’s winning ways.
In conclusion, Young Africans’ victory highlights the power of determination and teamwork. President Samia Suluhu Hassan has expressed her joy and hope for greater success for the team in future football matches. It is a moment of pride and celebration for Tanzania, which continues to be a force to reckon with in African football.