By Joseph Mchekadona
Army owned club, Ruvu shooting has inflicted pain to Tanzania’s Dar Es Salaam Young Africans (Yanga SC)’s preparations for the coming Vodacom Premier League and community charity shield against their rivals Simba SC as they beat the giants 1-0 at Chamazi Stadium.
This is the first win for Ruvu Shooting against Yanga in all competitions.
The goal by Ruvu was an own goal (OG) scored by Abdallah Shaibu 'Ninja'in the 21 minute of the first half when he tried to clear a cross.
For all early promises that the host will carry the day or equalize, but this was not to be as Ruvu defense was very solid not letting Yanga strikers to penetrate through them.
After the game head coach of host George Lwandamana played down the significance of the loose, saying it was a friendly match which he was using to try his players.
He said his team has many young new players and the game was an opportunity for him to try them.
“It was the friendly game which we were using our players, am happy with their performance," he said.