The first division League that came to an end last week marked a new era of football for Namungo FC and Polisi Tanzania from Kilimanjaro as they were promoted to next season’s premier league 2019/2020.
Namungo FC was promoted after becoming the leading team in group A with 49 points and having a goal scoring record of 41 goals in the first division league. Namungo FC still has one game at hand.
Polisi Tanzania who was also promoted to next season’s premier league, were rewarded so after coming in first in their group with 47 points ahead of Geita Gold and Pamba FC who accumulated 42 points with only goal differences.
Pamba FC from Mwanza and Geita Gold from Geita Region will go to play off, and upon winning will be promoted as Namungi FC and Polisi Tanzania.
Namungo FC striker, Reliant Lusajo has set a record being the top scorer in the first division league with 16 goals. Lusajo set his record soon after by breaking last seasons goals scoring record held by Dickson Ambundo (Alliance FC) and Hassan Materema ( JKT Tanzania) who both finished the season with 11 goals, and helped their teams be promoted to the premier league.
Other than breaking records by 5 goals, Reliant Lusajo, is a bachelor holder from Saint Augustine University of Tanzania, having graduated with bachelor of Philosophy.
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