According to Daily News, The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has ordered all clubs in the country to process work permits for their respective foreign players and coaches.
Out of the 22 foreign players, Uganda has five players, Ghana and Nigeria have four players each, Rwanda, Zambia and Kenya have two players each while Cote d’ Ivoire and Serbia have one player apiece in the domestic top flight soccer.
The foreign players
and their respective countries in brackets are goalkeeper Yaw Berko, striker
Kenneth Asamoah (Ghana), strikers Davies Mwape (Zambia), Hamisi Kiiza (Uganda)
and midfielder Haruna Niyonzima (Rwanda) all playing for Yanga.
Others are strikers Gervais Kago (Central African Republic), Felix Sunzu (Zambia), midfielders Patrick Mafisango (Rwanda) Emmanuel Okwi (Uganda) and Jerry Santo (Kenya) all playing for Simba.
The list also has goalkeeper Obren Curkovic (Serbia), defender Awudu Nafiu, midfielder Wahab Yahya (Ghana) and striker Kipre Tche Tche (Cote d’ Ivoire) of Azam FC. Foreign coaches working in the country include Kalimangonga Ongala and Stuart Hall (England) of Azam FC, Simba’s Moses Basena and Yanga’s Sam Timbe (Uganda) and Mtibwa Sugar’s Tom Olaba (Kenya).