By Amini Nyaungo
TANZANIA Football Federation (TFF) has named Yanga defensive midfielder Papy Tshishimbi best player of the month of February 2018 after his brilliant performance in the Vodacom Premier Leagues Championship (VPL) in the month.
TFF Information Officer Clifford Ndimbo said the selection was based on the contribution of the player to his club in the same period.
Tshishimbi was nominated with Simba versatile striker Emanuel Okwi who netted 4 goals to help the Msimbazi club accumulate 10 points.
According to Ndimbo, Tshishimbi netted three goals and 1 assist to help the Jangwani based club to secured 12 points in three matches.
Due to nomination, Tshishimbi will receive shillings Sh1m and Azam TV decoder.
'It was tough to select as all nominated players perform high but exceed points brought Tshishimbi to win the Vodacom Premier League(VPL) monthly prize,' said Ndimbo.