Hans van der Pluijm wins Tanzanian Premiership in first attempt

Hans van der Pluijm has won the Tanzania Premier League with national giants Yanga FC.

The former Heart of Lions and Berekum Chelsea boss was appointed only in December and has bested Simba, who are the Tanzanian league’s other big team.

Yanga will be the reps for Tanzania in the next African Champions League season.

The Vodacom League this season has been frenetic, Van der Pluijm’s team drubbing relegation- bound Polisi Morogoro 4-1 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Before the game started, Yanga had one hand on the title, but with two rounds of matches to go, they made it sure to reclaim the title from Azam FC.

Last year’s winners are currently on 45 points from 23 games while Simba are third with 41 points. Last season, Yanga just lost the crown to Azam with a game to go but Tanzania’s most successful club in the local top flight are back.

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