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Taifa Stars edge Indomitable Lions

Tanzania's Taifa Stars registered yet another stunning result after beating the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 1-0 in a friendly played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

The only goal of the game came on the stroke of fulltime when Mbwana Samatta scored with a good finish after Taifa Stars caught out Cameroon in a lightning counter attack.

Stars went into the game without Azam Striker John Bocco, while Cameroon had Samuel Eto'o and Alex Song ruled out with injuries.

Erasto Nyoni saw his penalty saved by Cameroon's goalkeeper Effala Komguep in the 27th minute, after a handball from Pierre Wome in the box.

In the second half, Stars head coach Kim Poulsen made one change that saw TP Mazembe's striker Thomas Ulimwengu replacing Mwinyi Kazimoto in the 56th minute while Cameroon making four changes.

Tanzania Line up: Juma Kaseja (c); Erasto Nyoni, Shomari Kapombe, Kelvin Yondani, Aggrey Morris, Salum Abubakar "Sureboy", Mrisho Ngassa, Frank Domayo, Mbwana Samatta, Mwinyi Kazimoto, Amri Kiemba.

Cameroon Line up: Effala Komguep; Assou Ekkotto, Aminou Bouba, Ngoula, Nyom Allan, Pierre Wome (c), Kingue Mpondo, Bedimo Henri, Tchami Herve, Olinga Fabrice, Aboubakar Vicent.


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