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Yanga stretch their unbeaten run

Yanga stretched their winning streak to nine games at the top of the Vodacom Premier League after a 3-1 victory over Tanzania Prisons to a game played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Striker Jerry Tegete connected Simon Msuva's delivery in the 10th minute of the game to give Yanga an early 1-0 lead over Prisons.

Prisons grabbed an equalizer seven minutes later after a strike from Elias Maguri, as the game was tied 1-1 at half time.

After resumption, Yanga proved to be the stronger side and took the lead in the 56th minute, a goal scored by defender Mbuyu Twite to give Yanga a 2-1 lead.

Ernie Brandts made several changes to strengthen his side, that saw Hamis Kiiza coming on for Didier Kavumbagu and David Luhende for Nurdin Bakari in the 64th and 67th minute.

Tegete got himself on the score sheet again for his brace after receiving a good pass from Nurdin Bakari in 65th minute to seal Yanga's 3-1 victory over Prisons.

With this result, Yanga on top of the league with 32 points, Azam placed second on 27 points, while third and fourth place taken by Simb a and Coastal Union with 26 and 25 points respectively.


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