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The Jangwani Giants have finished their first round matches with an undefeated record to move eleven points clear at the top
The young Africans (Yanga SC) have remained on track to win the continental Premier League title after beating Ihefu FC 3-0 in a match at Sokoine Stadium on Wednesday.
The Jangwani giants entered the game protecting a 16-game unbeaten streak and took the lead in the 13th minute through diminutive winger Deus Kaseke.
Yanga enjoyed a 1-0 break and at the restart they continued to attack the promoted team for more goals and it was not a surprise when Yacoub Songne, after missing several times, found the back of the net with a beautiful header. at minute 50.
Ten minutes later, Feisal Salum scored the third goal, ending Ihefu’s hopes of getting something out of the game.
Yanga, led by coach Cedric Kaze, took control of the game early on, knowing that a win would help them extend their lead at the top of the 18-team table with rivals Simba SC, away in Zimbabwe. for the Caf Champions League match against FC Platino.
Kaseke, who was a thorn in the side of Ihefu’s defense, finally broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute after running for a pass, circling three defenders before putting him into an empty net.
The goal somehow gave Yanga the need to attack and they continued to hold their opponents in their own half, but nothing could come out as they headed into the halftime break with a 1-0 score.
At the restart, Songne made it 2-0 for Yanga and ten minutes later Salum was on hand to drive home third, which has seen Yanga reach 42 points, 13 more than Simba, who is second, while Azam FC is third with 29 points.
In another match on Wednesday, JKT Tanzania achieved a 2-0 win against KMC FC at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma.
Danny Lyanga was the hero of JKT as he scored both goals in the 52nd and 74th minute.
On the other hand, Gwambina FC drew 1-1 with Mbeya City, Kagera Sugar achieved a 2-2 draw against Polisi Tanzania, Biashara United scored a goal in each half to sink Tanzania’s prisons while Mwadui FC drew 0-0 with Coastal Union.