It was a memorable Super Sunday to Azam FC fans when the team took a giant step of winning the Vodacom Premier title by beating Mbeya City 2-1. When the referee blew the final whistle the stadium erupted. On the pitch Azam FC players celebrated.
This was a massive win, in a massive game, in a massive season. The first time Azam FC is going to be announced the VPL Champions with 59 points and a match on hand. Different from Simba SC and Young Africans, they will be the first team to lift up the VPL since 2000 when Mtibwa Sugar did the same.
2018 CECAFA-Kagame Cup Champions
Azam FC defeated arch-rivals Simba SC 2-1 in an all-Tanzanian final to retain the regional CECAFA Kagame Club Championship title on Friday.
Shaban Iddi gave Azam FC the lead in the first half at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, but Simba new boy Meddie Kagere levelled the contest after the break.
However, Azam responded quickly and retook the lead six minutes later, as skipper Aggrey Morris made no mistake when he converted a free kick outside the box.
Azam Football Club is a Tanzanian football club from Dar es Salaam. Azam play in the Tanzanian Premier League.
Azam FC gained promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their short history in 2008–09. In the 2011–12 season, the club finished in a historic second place below Young Africans and qualified for the 2013 CAF Confederation Cup.
Azam won the Tanzanian Premier League in 2013–14, finishing 6 points ahead of second place Young Africans SC
2015 CECAFA-Kagame Cup Champions
Tanzania side, Azam have been crowned champions of the 2015 CECAFA-Kagame Cup after a 2-0 win over Gor Mahia of Kenya in the final on Sunday at the National Stadium, in Dar es Salaam.
John Bocco gave local favourites, Azam a 17th minute lead. Striker Kipre Cheche laid a fine cross to Bocco and he tapped in from close range with Gor Mahia keeper Boniface Oluoch beaten.
Cheche ensured victory on 76 minutes with a superb free-kick that left the Gor Mahia goalie with no option.
AZAM CHAMPIONSHIPS IN IMAGES
Azam FC finished in eighth position in its first season on top flight football. But the team made a tremendous improvement the following season finishing in the third position.
The good thing about Azam FC is that it has a strong youth team and this was depicted in the Tanzania Mainland Under 20 Premier League whereby the team won the trophy.
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