By Habakuki Urio
Taifa Stars has forced a 1-1 draw with West Africa giant Benin in the FIFA international friendly match at l'Amitie Stadium in Cotonou city.
The game which was presided by the referee Ligali Praphiou from Benin, had the home side leading by the half time.
The home goal was netted in the 32nd minute by Montpellier midfielder Stephen Sessegnon through a penalty strike.
Elias Maguri who plays for Dhofar SC equalized with a wonderful assist from Shiza Kichuya at the 52nd minute of the game.
Benin: Fabien Farnole, Rodrigue Fassinou, Khaled Adenon, Cedric Hountonji, David Kiki, Djiman Koukou, Olivier Verdon, Jodel Dossou, Stephane Sessegnon, David Djigla Dossou and Steve Mounie.
Tanzania: Aishi Manula, Himid Mao, Gardiel Michael, Abdi Banda, Kelvin Yondan, Hamisi Abdallah/Jonas Mkude, Simon Msuva/Boniphace Maganga, Mudathir Yahya/Nurdin Chona, Elias Maguli, Raphael Daudi/Mbaraka Yusuph and Shizza Kichuya/Ibrahim Ajib.