Zanzibar - List of Cup Winners


Nyerere Cup (Mainland and Zanzibar)

1974    JKU (Zanzibar)               
1975    Young Africans FC (Dar-es-Salaam)    [aka Yanga]
1976    Rangers International (Dar-es-Salaam)
1977    KMKM (Zanzibar)
1978    Pan African SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
1979    Pan African SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
1980    Coastal Union (Tanga)
1981    Pan African SC (Datr-es-Salaam)
1982    KMKM (Zanzibar)
1983    KMKM (Zanzibar)
1984    Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
1985    Miembeni SC (Zanzibar)
1986    Miembeni SC (Zanzibar)
1987    Miembeni SC (Zanzibar)
1988    Coastal Union (Tanga)
1989    Pamba FC (Mwanza)
1990    Small Simba SC (Zanzibar)
1991    Railways SC (Morogoro)
1992    Pamba FC (Mwanza)                2-1 Morogori Tumabaku
1993    Malindi SC (Zanzibar)
1994    Young Africans FC (Dar-es-Salaam)
1995    Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
1996    Sigara (Dar-es-Salaam)      
1997    Tanzania Stars (Dar-es-Salaam)   1-0 Mlandege (Zanzibar)
1998    Tanzania Stars (Dar-es-Salaam)   2-1 Prisons (Mbeya)
1999    Young Africans FC (Dar-es-Salaam)
2000    Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
2001    Polisi (Zanzibar)                2-0 Young African FC (Dar-es-Salaam)    
2002    JKT Ruvu Stars (Coast Region)    1-0 KMKM (Zanzibar)

Number of Wins (29)

 3 KMKM (Zanzibar)
   Miembeni SC (Zanzibar)
   Pan African SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
   Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)
   Young Africans FC (Dar-es-Salaam) [aka Yanga]

 2 Coastal Union (Tanga)
   Pamba FC (Mwanza)
   Tanzania Stars (Dar-es-Salaam)

 1 JKT Ruvu Stars (Coast Region) 
   JKU (Zanzibar) [aka Jeshi]
   Malindi SC (Zanzibar)
   Polisi (Zanzibar)           
   Railways SC (Morogoro) [aka Reli]
   Rangers International (Dar-es-Salaam)
   Sigara (Dar-es-Salaam) [aka Kashimulo]
   Small Simba SC (Zanzibar)

FA of Zanzibar Cup

First edition 1926; it was contested by 9 clubs, all from Zanzibar town.

1926    Mnasi Moja                       1-0 New Kings
1931    Public Works Department (PWD) 
1994    Malindi
2005

NB: editions in the late twenties dominated by New Kings, Caddies and 
    Comorians.

Mapinduzi Cup (at Unguja, usually with Mainland participants)

1998    Jamhuri Pemba                    2-1 Shangani SC
2001    Polisi (Zanzibar)                bt  Miembeni SC (Zanzibar) 
2002      KMKM (Zanzibar) played (and won?) final    
2004    Young Africans (Dar-es-Salaam)   2-1 Mtibwa Sugar (Morogoro)
2005    Mafunzo                          2-0 JKU
2006      apparently not held
2007    Malindi SC (Zanzibar)            2-0 Miembeni SC (Zanzibar) 
2008    Miembeni SC (Zanzibar)           2-1 Polisi (Zanzibar)       
2009      apparently not held
2010    Mtibwa Sugar (Turiani)           1-0 Ocean View (Zanzibar)    
2011    Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)         2-0 Young Africans (Dar-es-Salaam)
2012    Azam (Dar-es-Salaam)             3-1 Jamhuri Pemba
2013    Azam (Dar-es-Salaam)             2-1 Tusker FC                        [aet]
2014    Kampala City Council             1-0 Simba SC (Dar-es-Salaam)

NB: Mapinduzi means revolution.  Since 2013 clubs from Kenya and Uganda also enter.


Darugar Cup

First ever played Zanzibar cup tournament; the edition of 1924 with 10
participating clubs was the first.

1924    Mnasi Moja                   0-0 1-0 Caddies        [first match aet]

NB: editions in the late twenties dominated by New Kings, Caddies and 
    Comorians.

Samachar Cup

1924    Mnasi Moja                   drw 1-0 Caddies 

NB: editions in the late twenties dominated by New Kings, Caddies and 
    Comorians.

Kettles-Roy/Ziegler Cup

1943    Kikwajuni SC
1949    Arab SC 

NB: Arab SC were a merger of Caddies, New Generation and New Kings.

Jinnah Cup

1949    Arab SC
1952    Miembeni SC

Rankine Cup

1950    Malindi SC
1952    Miembeni SC

Crofton Cup

For the rural teams of all parts of the islands; first edition in
1931 but no winners known.

About this document

Main source: Laura Fair, "Kickin' it : leisure, politics and football in colonial Zanzibar, 1900s-1950s", in magazine: Africa, 1997

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

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014

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