Stars set for Burundi friendly
Taifa Stars Assistant coach Salum Mayanga has named a provisional squad that will enter camp ahead of the Burundi friendly set for Saturday in Dar es Salaam.
The fixture will be part of 50-year unification between Tanzania and Zanzibar that led to the formation of Republic of Tanzania.
Some of the biggest casualties include Ivo Mapunda and Nadir Haroub who have been axed from the side.
The duo of Mbwana Mshindo Musa (Tanga) and Bayaga Athanas Fabian (Mbeya) are the only entrants from the U20 side that will play Kenya in the Africa Youth Qualifiers.
The players from the restructuring camp in Mbeya are:
Goalkeeper: Benedicto Tinoko Mlekwa (Mara)
Defenders: Emma Namwondo Simwanda (Temeke), Joram Nason Mgeveje (Iringa), Omari Ally Kindamba (Temeke), Edward Peter Mayunga (Kaskazini Pemba), Shiraz Abdallah Sozigwa (Ilala)
Midfielders: Yusuf Suleiman Mlipili (Temeke), Said Juma Ally (Mjini Magharibi), Abubakar Ally Mohamed (Kusini Unguja), Hashim Ramadhan Magona (Shinyanga), Omari Athumani Nyenje (Mtwara), Chunga Said Zito (Manyara)
Strikers: Mohammed Seif Saidi (Kusini Pemba), Ayoub Kasim Lipati (Ilala), Abdurahman Othman Ally (Mjini Magharibi), Paul Michael Bundara (Ilala)
The senior players called up include:
Goalkeepers: Aishi Manula (Azam), Deogratias Munishi (Yanga), Mwadili Ali (Azam)
Defenders: Abdi Banda (Coastal Union), Aidan Michael (Ruvu Shooting), Aggrey Morris (Azam), Erasto Nyoni (Azam), Hassan Mwasapili (Mbeya City), Kelvin Yondani, Said Moradi (Azam).
Midfielders: Amri Kiemba (Simba), Frank Domayo (Yanga), Himid Mao (Azam), Jonas Mkude (Simba)
Strikers: Athanas Mdamu (Alliance), Haruna Chanongo (Simba), Juma Liuzio (Mtibwa Sugar), Khamis Mcha (Azam), Mbwana Samata (TP Mazembe, DRC), Mrisho Ngasa (Yanga), Mwinyi Kazimoto (Markhiya), Ramadhan Singano (Simba), Simon Msuva (Yanga), Thomas Ulimwengu (TP Mazembe)