Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Yanga Sports Club Leo Vipi, Usajiri, Image, Photos, History.

YANGA SPORTS CLUB
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. 26 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.

Achievements
    Tanzanian Premier League: 21

        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

    Tanzanian Cup: 4
        1975, 1994, 1999, 2016

    CECAFA Club Cup/Kagame Interclub Cup: 5
        1975, 1993, 1999, 2011, 2012
        1976, 1986, 1992, Runner up CECAFA Club cup








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