Kibu’s Moment Of Magic Seals Victory For Simba In Must-Win Match Against Young Africans
Simba Sports Club produced a brilliant performance to extend their lead at the top of the Tanzanian Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over their fierce rivals, Young Africans (Yanga). The match, which was played in front of a capacity crowd at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, was a must-win for Simba if they were to maintain their hopes of clinching the league title.
Henoc Baka and Denis Kibu were the heroes for Simba as they both scored to secure a vital victory. Kibu’s goal, in particular, was a moment of magic that will live long in the memory of Simba fans. With just over 30 minutes left on the clock, Kibu received the ball just outside the box and unleashed a thunderbolt shot that left the Yanga goalkeeper with no chance.
The victory was a deserved one for Simba, who dominated the game from start to finish. They had numerous chances to score in the first half but were unable to convert any of them. Yanga, on the other hand, struggled to create any clear-cut chances and were largely restricted to long-range efforts.
Simba’s victory extends their lead at the top of the league standings to five points with just four games remaining. It also means that they have taken a huge step towards winning their fourth consecutive league title. The result leaves Yanga in third place, seven points behind Simba, and with little hope of catching them.
Kibu’s goal was undoubtedly the highlight of the match and will go down as one of the best goals of the season. His thunderous strike was a testament to his skill and technique, and it is no surprise that he has been receiving plaudits from fans and pundits alike. His performance was a reminder of the quality that Simba possess and their ability to win games even when they are not playing at their best.
The atmosphere at the National Stadium was electric, with both sets of fans creating a sea of red and yellow in the stands. The victory for Simba means that they have once again shown their dominance over their city rivals, and it is clear that Dar es Salaam is red.
Watch the goal below:
— Lorenz Köhler (@Lorenz_KO) April 16, 2023