Simba, Azam to face off in 2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup final


2018 CECAFA Kagame Cup:

  • Final: Simba Vs Azam
  • Friday, 13th July 2018
  • At the National Stadium, Dar es salaam

Two Tanzanian clubs Azam and Simba will face off in the 2018 final of the CECAFA Kagame cup coming up this Friday.

Gor Mahia’s Godfrey “Jajja Walu” Walusimbi (left) and Azam’s Ramadhan Singano

Defending champions Azam ejected Kenya’s Gor Mahia 2-0 in the first semi-final held on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Simba Sports Club pipped  Zanzibar champions Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) 1-0 during the second semi final played on Wednesday.

Ugandan born Rwanda Amavubi stars striker Meddie Kagere scored the winning goal on the stroke of half time after a great assist from Ghanaian right back Nicholas Gyan.

The winner will pocket Shs 117M and the runners up will bag Shs 74M whilst the third best club will bag 37M.

JKU play Kenyan giants Gor Mahia in the third-place playoff match.

Semi-finals:

  • Azam 2-0 Gor Mahia (After Extra Time)
  • Simba 1-0 Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU)

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