Azam FC is a new emerging soccer team in Tanzania. It now enjoys a 5 years old time since its establishment. In the previous season it fought hard in the Vodacom Premier League and ended in the 2nd position. This ensures Azam FC for a chance to play in the CAF cup in the next season. It is managed by an English coach called Stewart Hall.
Mwaikimba of Azam FC after scoring a goal.
Photo by: www.makoleko.blogspot.com
Azam FC has decided to travel to South Africa pre-season matches. It has already played one match with Kaizer Chiefs FC and went down by 3-0. After suffering that defeat Azam FC side has given some reasons for the defeat. They say that the cold weather was a big problem for their side. They have also played against Mamelodi Sundowns FC and they won in that match by 1-0. The goal from Azam FC came from Gaudence Mwaikimba in the 74th minute after netting in the header from another Azam FC player called Atudo in the right wing.
This is a second match played by Azam FC in South Africa so far. Azam has played another friendly match today 9th August against Orlando Pirates before finishing their pre-season schedule with Moroka Swallows FC. The match was played in the morning and it was so hard for Azam FC because of the adverse cold weather in South Africa this time. Orlando has won the match by 2-1.
The only goal for Azam was netted in by Jabir Aziz. This pre-season match time table will strengthen Azam FC physically and tactically for the next season. May be they will take the trophy in the Vodacom Premier League next season.