YOUNG Africans have strongly condemned the arrest and questioning of their primary administration and technical consultant Senzo Mazingisa for match-fixing claims against traditional rivals, Simba.

In the official declaration released on Thursday, the club, through its website saw the arrest and questioning a breach of the football code that desires all football matters managed by football authorities.

In distress, the Jangwani Street club feared the move would tarnish the image of the club and the Tanzanian football, which is rapidly developing.

The South African, Mazingiza appeared at the Oyster Bay Police headquarters to tape-record declarations over the accusations.

According to Edward Bukombe, the Cops Special Zone Commander, Mazingiza was considered questioning at Oyster Bay Police in the city and was later on released.

The South African was requested to present himself there so regarding shed more light on the match-fixing allegations.

” It holds true Senzo came for purposes of offering his side of the story but he was later on let complimentary,” Bukombe was quoted by Kiswahili sports paper, Mwanaspoti. “He was questioned by the investigative department who are yet to offer the feedback of the process to me already.”

Although the police are yet to verify why Mazingisa was particularly questioned, Yanga have verified the match-fixing claims were made against their authorities.

” Young Africans are stunned and disappointed by the occasions that took place yesterday [November 11] where our club official was taken in by the authorities for alleged match-fixing,” Yanga said in the club’s website.

” Circumstances leading to these revelations are disappointing and are an indication of malice intent, prepared method to taint the image of our club, our main name and to put Tanzanian football into questioning. “We strongly condemn the actions of the perpetrators of the propaganda.”

” We thus ensure our fans, members, sponsors and stakeholders that Young Africans will work together with the pertinent authorities dealing with this matter. “We are likewise in assistance of the code that specifies all football matters must be held by football authorities.”

Though Simba have stated absolutely nothing about it, the disagreements may be sparked by Simba’s losses to Tanzania Prisons and a couple of days later to Ruvu Shooting, both were Premier League matches. The two consecutive beats saw Simba part methods with the group supervisor Patrick Rweyemamu and the goalkeepers’ fitness instructor Muharami Mohamed.

The relocate to leave Simba and join traditional rivals Yanga is comprehended to have established more friction in between the most successful Tanzanian clubs.

As Mazingiza transferred to Yanga, previous Orlando Pirates winger Bernard Morrison moved in the opposite instructions and Yanga are still contesting scenarios that the Ghanaian signed for Simba.

The Morrison concern has actually not been completely settled up to this point and the brand-new matchfixing allegations may end up developing more friction between Simba and Yanga.

Yanga hosted Simba in the last match prior to the global break, a game which Morrison missed out on due to a three-match restriction, where a 1-1 draw was recorded at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium.