Tanzania (Mainland) (Second Level) 2008/09

First Division Football League 

First Stage

Start Sep 20; played in 3 groups of 6 clubs each

Group A
 Majimaji (Songea)
 Ashanti United (Dar es Salaam)
 Ruvu Shooting (Pwani)
 Rhino (Morogoro)
 Kijiweni (Mbeya)
 Polisi (Iringa)

NB: Majimaji, Kijiweni and Polisi Iringa qualified

Group B
 Manyema FC (Dar es Salaam)
 Pan African (Dar es Salaam)
 Mbagala Market (Dar es Salaam)
 Coastal Union (Tanga)
 Segera FC (Tanga) 
 Korosho FC (Mtwara)

Round 1
Mbagala Market  2-0 Korosho FC

Round 2
Mbagala Market  3-0 Pan African

Round 3
Segera FC       0-1 Mbagala Market

Round 4 [Oct 3]
Coastal Union    -  Mbagala Market

NB: Manyema, Mbagala Market and Korosho qualified

Group C
 Mwanza United (Mwanza)
 Balimi FC (Kagera, Bukoba)
 Polisi FC (Tabora)
 Saragire FC (Mara)
 Arusha FC (Arusha) 
 Nyerere FC (Moshi)

NB: Mwanza, AFC and Nyerere qualified (protest Balimi against
    qualification Nyerere)


Final Stage

NB: all matches at Uhuru Stadium (formerly National Stadium) in 
    Dar es Salaam

Final Table:

 1.African Lyon FC      8  6  2  0  24- 6  20  Promoted  [Dar-es-Salaam] [*]
 2.Maji Maji            8  6  1  1  13- 7  19  Promoted  [Songea]
 3.Manyema FC           8  5  1  2  17- 6  16  Promoted  [Dar es Salaam]
---------------------------------------------
 4.Arusha FC            8  4  0  4  10- 9  12  [Arusha]
 5.Police Iringa        8  3  1  4  10-11  10  [Iringa]
 6.Mwanza United        8  3  0  5  10-13   9  [Mwanza]
 7.Kijiweni             8  3  0  5   8-12   9  [Mbeya]
 8.Korosho FC           8  1  2  5   8-17   5  [Mtwara]
 9.Nyerere FC           8  1  1  6   5-24   4  [Moshi]

[*] Mbagala Market were renamed African Lyon FC

Round 1 
[Feb 17]
Kijiweni        1-3 Police Iringa
Manyema         0-1 Maji Maji
[Feb 18]
AFC             3-0 Korosho
Nyerere         0-4 Mwanza United
African Lyon    bye

Round 2
[Feb 19]
African Lyon    4-3 Kijiweni    
Police Iringa   0-1 Manyema   
[Feb 20]
Maji Maji       1-0 AFC
Korosho         1-1 Nyerere
Mwanza United   bye

Round 3
[Feb 22]
African Lyon    5-0 Mwanza United
Kijiweni        1-0 Manyema
[Feb 23]
Polisi Iringa   1-3 Maji Maji
AFC             2-1 Nyerere
Korosho         bye

Round 4
[Feb 25]
Mwanza United   4-1 Korosho
African Lyon    3-1 Polisi Iringa
[Feb 26]
Nyerere         0-1 Kijiweni
AFC             1-3 Manyema
Maji Maji       bye

Round 5
[Feb 28]
Maji Maji       1-1 African Lyon 
Mwanza United   1-0 Kijiweni
[Mar 1]
Polisi Iringa   0-1 Nyerere 
Korosho         2-4 Manyema 
AFC             bye

Round 6
[Mar 2]
AFC             1-0 Mwanza United
  [Sile Sanga 68pen]
Kijiweni        1-0 Maji Maji
  [Brighton Mponzi 82]
[Mar 3]
Nyerere         0-7 African Lyon
  [Mohamed Abdallah 12, 56, Mbwana Samatta 22, 42, 58, 71,
   Yusuf Soka 73]
Korosho         1-1 Polisi Iringa
Manyema         bye

Round 7
[Mar 5]
Korosho         2-1 Kijiweni
  [Ezekiel Mhina 60, Dennis Elio 88; Peter Mwalianza 27]
Mwanza United   1-2 Maji Maji
[Mar 6]
Nyerere         0-6 Manyema
  [John Nguya 14, (pen) 0-2, Paul John 40, Ally Nyondo 57, 
   Kassim Kilungo 72, 89]
AFC             0-2 African Lyon 
  [Yusufu Soka 62, 88]
Polisi Iringa   bye

Round 8
[Mar 7]
Maji Maji       2-1 Korosho
Mwanza United   0-2 Polisi Iringa
[Mar 8]
Manyema         1-1 African Lyon
Kijiweni        0-2 AFC
Nyerere         bye

Round 9
[Mar 10]
Manyema         2-0 Mwanza United
African Lyon    1-0 Korosho
[Mar 11]
Polisi Iringa   2-1 AFC
Maji Maji       3-2 Nyerere
Kijiweni        bye

Final Table:

 1.African Lyon FC      8  6  2  0  24- 6  20  Promoted  [Dar-es-Salaam] [*]
 2.Maji Maji            8  6  1  1  13- 7  19  Promoted  [Songea]
 3.Manyema FC           8  5  1  2  17- 6  16  Promoted  [Dar es Salaam]
---------------------------------------------
 4.Arusha FC            8  4  0  4  10- 9  12  [Arusha]
 5.Police Iringa        8  3  1  4  10-11  10  [Iringa]
 6.Mwanza United        8  3  0  5  10-13   9  [Mwanza]
 7.Kijiweni             8  3  0  5   8-12   9  [Mbeya]
 8.Korosho FC           8  1  2  5   8-17   5  [Mtwara]
 9.Nyerere FC           8  1  1  6   5-24   4  [Moshi]

[*] Mbagala Market were renamed African Lyon FC

2007/08

list of champions

list of cup winners


About this document

Sources: African Lyon FC, TFF, IPP Media, Daily News, Tanzania Daima

Thanks to Ian King for some goalscorers

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 3 Apr 2009

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