One to Keep an Eye On: Tanganyinka Derby

One to Keep an Eye On: Tanganyinka Derby

Zambia is set to face Tanzania in a Group F match of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations at the Laurent Pokou Stadium in San Pedro this Sunday.

Patson Daka, the striker from Leicester City, showcased his playmaking abilities by providing an assist against DR Congo. Now, he is determined to score as he confronts the Tanzanian defense, which previously conceded three goals against Morocco.

Mbwana Samatta, the captain of Tanzania’s Taifa Stars, boasts a strong goal-scoring record with 22 goals in 76 matches for his nation. Eager to guide his team to victory against Zambia, Samatta will play a crucial role in the upcoming match.

In their history, Zambia and Tanzania have faced each other 32 times in various competitions. Zambia has secured victory in 18 of these encounters, while Tanzania has emerged victorious in five, with nine matches ending in draws.

The most recent clash between the two teams occurred in a 2020 Chan match in Cameroon in February 2021, resulting in a 2-0 win for Zambia.

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