It’s the first time the Ice-cream Makers have misplaced a sport after seven matches unbeaten into the comparatively new 2020/21 season
Azam FC misplaced their first Mainland Premier League tie on Monday after taking place 1-Zero to Mtibwa Sugar at Jamhuri Stadium.
Azam had gone for seven matches unbeaten however their impeccable begin has come to an abrupt finish courtesy of Jaffary Kibaya’s second-half strike.
The consequence means the Ice-cream Makers have failed to increase their lead additional away from Yanga SC who defeated Kinondoni Municipal Council (KMC FC) on Sunday. Azam, nonetheless, stay the leaders with 21 factors as Yanga are second with 19.
Kibaya scored two minutes after the hour mark after the 2 sides fought laborious however have been unable to interrupt the impasse within the first half and within the first 15 minutes of the next half.
The win is the second straight one for the Sugar Millers after selecting up the same consequence in opposition to Namungo FC within the earlier encounter.
The loss has seen Azam fail to maintain a clear sheet – as they’d finished in six out of seven matches whereas goalkeeper David Mapigano was in cost – for the second time for the reason that league started.
The Aristica Cioaba facet had established themselves as a ruthless group in entrance of objective on condition that they’d scored 14 objectives within the seven matches however have been unable to breach Mtibwa’s defence which had did not maintain a clear sheet in 5 of their final six matches.
Mtibwa Sugar are actually in place 10 with 11 factors and their subsequent sport will likely be in opposition to Kagera Sugar on November 1. Azam will hope to resuscitate their marketing campaign once they host JKT Tanzania at Chamazi Sports activities Advanced on the identical day.
In the meantime, Dodoma Jiji went down at dwelling to Tanzania Prisons with a 1-Zero margin.
The objective that separated the debutants and Tanzania Prisons was scored by Ramadhan Ibata within the 88th minute. The 2 sides are tied on factors as they’ve 12 every after eight matches.
Yanga now are the one remaining facet which had not misplaced a sport though they dropped factors once they drew 1-1 in opposition to Tanzania Prisons within the season-opening sport.
Defending champions Simba SC misplaced the second match once they allowed Ruvu Capturing to choose up a 1-Zero win in Dar es Salaam.