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Treat for Tanzanian fans as Simba battle La Liga side Sevilla in Dar Es Salaam

Treat for Tanzanian fans as Simba battle La Liga side Sevilla in Dar Es Salaam

Sevilla FC’s French striker Wissam Ben Yedder will be one of the major attractions when the record winners of the Uefa Europa League face Mainland giants Simba tomorrow.

Yedder, who scored 19 goals for Sevilla in the just ended Spanish top flight – La Liga – is among 18 players making up the team for the friendly match.

Sevilla arrived in the country last night ahead of the match to be held at the National Stadium.

Apart from Yedder, who scored two goals in the Uefa Champions League knockout stage against Manchester United in 2018, also on the list are Jesus Navas and Aleix Vidal.

Other key Sevilla players are Manuel Agudo Durán, Quincy Promes, Franco Vazquez, Sergi Gomez and the team’s first-choice goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik.

Sevilla, coached by Joaquín Caparrós, will be in the country for four days at the invitation of SportPesa Tanzania.

While in the country, Sevilla officials will also conduct a coaching clinic for young players at Uhuru National Stadium.

The objective is to pass on football tips to local young talents, according to Abbas.

The match and coaching clinics are part of the La Liga World Challenge powered by SportPesa, which sponsors the country’s football heavyweights, Simba and Young Africans.

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