By Amini Nyaungo
Simba SC has widened the gap at the top of the Vodacom Premier League table after posting a 3-1 win over visitors Mbeya City at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam Thursday.
It took only 16 minutes for the Ugandan striker Emmanuel Okwi to get on the scoresheet for his 18th goal of the season.
Ghanaian Asante Kwasi scored the second goal for Msimbazi based side after 32 minutes from a Shiza Kichuya’s pass.
Mbeya City halved the deficit one minute later in the 33rd minute scored by Frank Hamisi.
Simba restored a two-goal cushion a minute later by striker John Bocco added the third from brilliant Shomari Kapombe’s pass.
Simba now have accumulated 55 points sit safely at the top of the league table, 8 points clear of rivals Yanga who have 47 points in second.
Line Ups: Simba: Aishi Manula, Nicholas Gyan, Asante Kwasi, Juuko Murshid, Yusufu Mlipili, Erasto Nyoni, Jonas Mkude, Shomari Kapombe, Emmanuel Okwi, John Bocco and Shiza Kichuya.
Mbeya City: Owen Chaima, Rajabu Isihaka, Majaliwa Shaaban, Ally Lundenga, Haruna Shamte, Eliud Ambokile, Danny Joram, Victor Hangaya, Baab Ally Seif and Frank Ikobela.