Young Africans S.C.

This article is about the Tanzanian football club. For the Kenyan football club, see Yanga F.C.
Young Africans
Full name Young Africans Sports Club
Nickname(s) Yanga
Founded 11 February 1935
Ground National Stadium
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Ground Capacity 60,000
Chairman Tanzania Yusuf Manji
Head Coach Zambia George Lwandamina
League Tanzanian Premier League
2015-16 1st
Website Club home page

Young Africans Sports Club, locally known as Yanga, is a Tanzanian football club based in Dar es Salaam. Their home games are played at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium. It is one of the two biggest teams in Tanzanian football, their archrivals being Simba. Both teams are based in Dar es Salaam.

The team's colors are yellow, green and black. Yanga has won more Tanzanian Premier League titles (i.e. 21 titles) than their arch rivals Simba SC (18).

In February 1974 Young Africans played friendly match in Espírito Santo, Brazil country football, the stadium Engineer Alencar Araripe against Sports Railway losing 3–0.

Shabani Nonda is the most notable player to play for the club. He had a stint with Yanga in the middle of the 1990s before heading to Vaal Professionals based in South Africa.



Yanga Office
1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015-16
1975, 1994, 1999, 2016
1975, 1993, 1999, 2011, 2012
1976, 1986, 1992, Runner up CECAFA Club cup

Performance in CAF competitions

1997 – Preliminary Round
1998 – Group Stage
2001 – Second Round
2006 – Preliminary Round

2007 – Second Round
2009 – First Round
2010 – Preliminary Round
2012 – Preliminary Round

2014 – First Round
2016 – Second Round

1969 – Quarter-finals
1970 – Quarter-finals
1971 – withdrew in Second Round
1972 – First Round

1973 – First Round
1975 – Second Round
1982 – Second Round
1984 – First Round

1988 – First Round
1992 – First Round
1996 – Preliminary Round

2007 – Intermediate Round
2008 – First Round

2011 – Preliminary Round
2016 – Group Stage

1994 – First Round
1999 – First Round
1995 – Quarter-finals
2000 – First Round

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Tanzania GK Ally Mustapha "Barthez"
2 Tanzania MF Salum Telela
3 Tanzania DF Oscar Joshua Nkulula
4 Tanzania DF Rajab Zahir
5 Tanzania DF Kelvin Yondan "Cotton"
6 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Mbuyu Twite
8 Rwanda MF Haruna Niyonzima (Vice-Captain)
9 Togo DF Vincent Bossou
11 Zimbabwe FW Donald Ngoma
12 Tanzania DF Juma Abdul
13 Zimbabwe MF Thabani Kamusoko
7 Zambia MF Obrey Chirwa
No. Position Player
15 Tanzania DF Pato Ngonyani
16 Tanzania MF Deus Kaseke
17 Tanzania FW Geofrey Mwashiuya
18 Tanzania MF Hamis Thabit
20 Burundi FW Amissi Tambwe
21 Tanzania FW Malimi Busungu
22 Tanzania MF Said Juma "Makapu"
23 Tanzania DF Nadir Haroub "Cannavaro" (Captain)
26 Tanzania MF Hassan Dilunga
27 Tanzania FW Simon Msuva
30 Tanzania GK Deogratius Munishi "Dida"


In the Tanzania VPL, only Seven non-Tanzanian nationals can be registered.

Younger Africans

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
33 Tanzania DF Amos Abel
34 Tanzania DF Bennito Michael
35 Tanzania DF Issa Ngao
No. Position Player
36 Tanzania MF Shaban Shabanl
40 Tanzania FW Hamis Issa
44 Tanzania MF Mwinyi Ndimbo

Technical Bench

Technical Director: Netherlands Hans van der Pluijm
Coach: Zambia George Lwandamina
Assistant Coach:Tanzania Juma Mwambusi
Goalkeeper Coach: Tanzania Juma Pondamali
Doctor:Tanzania Dr Suphian Juma
Team Manager:Tanzania Hafidh Saleh
Physiotherapsit:Tanzania Jacob Onyango
Kit Manager: Tanzania Mahmod Omar

Club Leadership

Chairman: Yusuf Manji
Vice Chairman: Clement Sanga
General Secretary: (a.g.) Deusdedit Baraka
Club Information Officer: Jerry Muro
Director of Finance & Administration: Dennis Oundo
Club Accountant Officer: Rose Msamila
Secretary: Zayana Abdul
Clerical Officer: Tonny Shabuke

External links

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