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‘The journey is not over yet’ – Simba SC’s Chama after draw against Yanga SC

The ‘Mwamba wa Lusaka’ now says they are going to proceed to struggle and push for optimistic outcomes in order that they’ll retain the league title

Simba SC midfielder Clatous Chama has maintained the draw towards rivals Younger Africans (Yanga SC) within the Tanzania Mainland Premier League derby was a good outcome for each groups.

Chama, who was uncertain for the Kariakoo derby was drafted to begin after a late health take a look at and marshalled the midfield effectively although they discovered themselves trailing within the 31st-minute when Ghanaian striker Michael Sarpong transformed from the penalty spot.

Nevertheless, Simba by no means gave up, as they battled onerous and levelled the rating with 4 minutes left to the ultimate whistle when Kenya defender Joash Onyango scored from a glancing header after a well-delivered corner-kick.

The ‘Mwamba wa Lusaka‘ has now mentioned they’re happy to have picked up a degree from the derby however warned their journey to win a report fourth title continues to be on regardless of the dropped factors.

“Some extent apiece, in the long run,” the Zambian participant wrote on his social media pages. “A draw is rarely sufficient however the journey will not be over but. We’ll preserve pushing till we declare what we rightfully personal.”

In an earlier interview, Yanga coach Cedric Kaze blamed the workforce’s show within the second half for the 1-1 draw.

The Burundian tactician, who was overseeing his first Kariakoo Derby since taking on the workforce from fired Serbian Zlatko Krmpotic, acknowledged his workforce’s efficiency dropped considerably within the second interval, which allowed their rivals to grab a draw at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium.

“Within the first half my gamers performed very effectively, we managed the sport, the passing was correct although we missed a few scoring possibilities, we deserved to take the lead on the break,” Kaze informed reporters after the match.

“Nevertheless, within the second half, our fashion of play dropped on the highest pace and we allowed them again into the sport, we made our work troublesome for ourselves, and it was the explanation we conceded the objective.

“You have to admit we had been taking part in towards a really organised workforce, a workforce which has been collectively for a really very long time, and I even informed my gamers to make it possible for they need to be alert all through the 90 minutes, however all in all I’ve to congratulate for the purpose earned, it was an excellent derby.”

Yanga will stay in second place within the 18-team league desk heading into the worldwide break with 24 factors, whereas Azam FC are high on 25 factors and Simba are third on 20 factors.

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