Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

Tanzania: Utilize Transfer Window - Top Flight Clubs Challenged

MAINLAND Premier League clubs have been urged to take advantage of the on going mini transfer window, to strengthen their squads so as to accelerate the competition in the last round.

Vodacom's Head of Brand Communication and Marketing, Kelvin Twissa, said that the clubs have the opportunity to take advantage of the transfer window to enhance their chances of securing the league title.

"The current league table shows clearly that even a team that is in fifth place has a chance of taking the title and of course, the clubs can correct mistakes by bringing in quality players in this transfer window," said Twissa.

He added that the top flight clubs need to positively evaluate kind of players who they need to recruit so as to make scientific registration which will make them stronger for the last lap of the Mainland league. "We have seen a high level of competition in the first round.

This might make the second round even more difficult in hunting for the championship and avoiding relegation. So it is time for each team to set a working strategy before the beginning of the second round of the league," he said.

Twissa said that Vodacom will continue to implement its commitment to promote sports and as the sponsor of the league and will continue to build the capacity and promote football in the country.

"Our national team has been the big talk in the challenge cup held recently in Kampala, scoring a lot more goals and displaying great scoring skills. It is the players who are playing in the Vodacom Premier League as well as those of Zanzibar Premier League that have been a big talk in the tournament," Twissa said.

Twissa also urged Simba and Azam to prepare well for the international tournament is ahead of them. "We wish them all the best for the teams that represents our country in the international tournament.

We believe that we will reach far and our league will continue to improve," he said. Simba will play against C.R Libolo of Angola in the African Club Championship and Azam FC will play against Al Nasir Juba of South Sudan in the Confederation African Cup.

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