March 4, 2014

Yanga – Al Ahly Clash Rakes in Sh717M

Uganda striker Emma Okwi brought down by Al Ahly at the national Stadium in Dar over the weekend.
Uganda striker Emma Okwi brought down by Al Ahly at the national Stadium in Dar over the weekend.

As KCCA FC hopes to a self a few hundred tickets when host Zambia’s Nkana FC in the return leg of the 2014 Orange Caf Champions league but reports from neighbouring Tanzania reveal that first round, first leg clash pitting Tanzania mainland champions Yanga against the Champions League holders Al Ahly at the national Stadium in Dar raised a total of Tshs 448,414,000 (approx Shs 717462400).

Yanga employ Uganda Cranes stars Emmanuel Okwi and Hamis Kiiza Diego.

Back home, the KCCA fixture against Sudan giants El Merriekh at Namboole stadium raised paltry amounts as there were only a less than 1000 fans who bought tickets for between Shs5000 to Shs10000 and KCCA FC accountants have not yet come out to unveil how much in total was collected.

According to a statement from the Tanzanian Football Federation (TFF), delivered by information officer Boniface Wambura the figures were raised from a total of 50,202 fans who purchased the tickets to watch the game at the 60,000 capacity stadium.

 

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