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The Zambian coach now says that he will have to strengthen the team so that the team has a competitive advantage in the second round.
Azam FC strategist George Lwandamina has openly stated that he will have to sign some players in the mini-transfer window if the team wants to remain among the title contenders.
The Chamazi giants started the season off to a good start, managing to win seven straight games from the first meeting and leading the record for most of the early stages before losing to Mwadui FC.
After the defeat, he moved on to fire Romanian manager Aristica Cioaba and enlisted the well-traveled Lwandamina, who has so far overseen two matches, both ending in a 2-2 draw against Namungo FC and Ruvu Shooting.
The Zambia coach has now said that for the team to be able to fight for the title, he will have to reinforce some areas of the team in the ongoing transfer window.
“There is nothing I will promise at the moment about the signing of new players, but I will sit down with the club directors to find out what I will do during this transfer period,” Lwandamina was quoted as saying. Sokalabongo.
“Every day there is a lot of competition, which also makes the league tough and good, and the Tanzanian league is now getting bigger as people are reached with information wherever they are different in the past. .
“Therefore, we must actively participate to ensure that we reinforce the areas that I think need improvement; Everything will depend on the bosses of the club, but we need to improve some areas if we want to remain in the contention for the title.
Against Ruvu Shooting at the Chamazi complex, the Ice Cream Makers took a well-deserved lead in the 34th minute when forward Ayoub Lwanga headed in from a corner, but Emmanuel Martin leveled things for Ruvu in the 53rd minute.
Azam regained the lead in the 60th minute when Mudathir Yahya shot home from close range, but the goal was not enough to end his losing streak as Fully Zullu Maganga ensured Ruvu took a tying point in the 70th minute .
The tie left them in third place with 28 points, while Yanga SC, who beat Dodoma Jiji 3-1 on Sunday, is leading with 37 points from 16 matches and champion Simba SC, who beat KMC 1-0 on Thursday, he is second with 32 points from 14 games.