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Inconsolable Yanga fans trolled by Simba supporters on Twitter

Yanga fans wept openly after their team was humiliated 3-1 by Kakamega Homeboyz in the opening fixture of the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru on Sunday.

The 27-time Tanzanian champions have as a result been eliminated from the eight-team tournament, whose winner will travel to the UK to play English Premier League side Everton.

Kenya international Allan Wanga struck twice for Homeboyz to seal Yanga’s fate.

The match outcome left dozens of Yanga fans who made the 1000km-plus trip from Dar es Salaam to Nakuru distraught and inconsolable.

Tanzanian club Yanga pose for a group photo before their match against Kakamega Homeboyz in the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru. PHOTO | COURTESY


“It was a tough game today and credit to the Kenyans for coming out victorious. We didn’t make the most of the chances we had and that cost us. But it was great to come here and play in the SportPesa Super Cup. We will strategize and come back to show what Yanga is capable of,” said coach Noel Mwandile.

TV cameras showed fans in the club’s famous green and yellow jerseys sobbing uncontrollably after the game.

But their tribulations were a source of great joy and celebration for fans of their bitter rivals Simba SC who trolled them on Twitter.