Friday, 27 July 2007

SPORTS NEWS: TFF blasts Simba cup exit

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

THE Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has described Simba SC's withdrawal from the Tusker Cup as a great discouragement to the development of football.

TFF General Secretary Freddie Mwakalebela made the remarks yesterday, when confirming that Simba's place in the Tusker Cup would be taken by Prisons FC.

“Their decision to withdraw from the tournament is unfair to the game of football. They have acted rather selfishly, instead of considering efforts we are making to develop football,” he said. He added: “Of course we respect their decision but it's a great discouragement because the tournament is very important to the development of our football in the whole of East Africa.

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