Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?

Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?

Young Africans Sports Club and Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?, commonly referred as YANGA is a Tanzanian football club based in Jangwani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Founded in 1935, the club play their home games at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium.

Nicknamed “Yanga” (Young Boys), the club has won 28 league titles and number of domestic cups, and have participated in multiple CAF Champions League editions. They have won the CECAFA Club Championship five times.

The club became a symbol of the anti-colonial movement. Young Africans became associated with nationalists and freedom fighters, and inspired the political party TANU to adopt yellow and green as their primary colours. The club is currently in a process that will keep the club ownership 49% for investors and the rest 51% to the club members.

The club holds a long-standing rivalry with their cross-city rivals Simba, whom they contest the Dar es Salaam (better known as Kariakoo) derby. The rivalry was ranked 5th as one of the most famous African derbies.

Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?

Tanzanian Premier League

Champions (28): 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1983, 1985,1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2021–22

Nyerere Cup

Champions (3): 1975, 1994, 1999
Runners-up (1): 2001

FAT Cup

Champions (2): 2015–16, 2021/22
Runners-up (1): 1996, 2021

Tusker Cup

Champions (2): 2007, 2009
Runners-up (3): 2001, 2002, 2005.

Mapinduzi Cup

Champions (2): 2004, 2021
Runners-up (1): 2011

Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?
Makombe Waliochukua Yanga SC?

Community Shield

Champions (6): 2001, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2021
Runners-up (6): 2002, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017
Continental

CECAFA Club Championship

Champions (5): 1975, 1993, 1999, 2011, 2012
Runners-up (3): 1976, 1986, 1992

They succeeded, and together with dissidents formed a club known as Queens F.C. (currently Simba). The two teams, Young Africans and Simba have been rivals ever since. The teams makes up the most entertaining clash in Sub-Saharan region, the eye-catching fierce and regarded on all the time top five talked about derbies in African football.jjnk

In 2020 Yanga signed a consultancy deal with La Liga. On May 27, the members of the club agreed to change their club’s ruling structure to allow private investments from other companies.

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