Azam FC stop Zanzibar’s Mafunzo SC 3-1
Azam Football Club defeated visiting Zanzibar Premier League side Mafunzo SC 3-1 in an international friendly match played last Saturday at the Azam Complex Chamazi in Dar es Salaam.
The Tanzania Vodacom Premier League side started on a high with several attacks at the Mafunzo goal, but found the defenders up to the task.
Rashid Rashid gave Mafunzo SC the lead after 28 minutes with a well taken shot before Obrey Chirwa leveled matters at the stroke of half time.
In the second half the two teams made some changes and Azam FC continued attacking in numbers. Hamdoun Khleffin netted the second goal for Azam FC in 78th minute before Zimbabwean international Never Tegere made it 3-1 in the 90th minute.
Mafunzo SC who finished 5th in the 2019/2020 Zanzibar Premier League used the match to prepare for the new season expected to kick-off next month.
Last month two another Vodacom Tanzania Premier League side Young Africans SC beat Zanzibar teams Mlandege SC and KMKM FC by the same 2-0 scoreline.