Tanzanian Premier League

Ligi Kuu Bara
Country Tanzania
Confederation CAF
Founded 1965
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Tanzanian First Division League
Domestic cup(s) Nyerere Cup
Azam Sports Federation Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions Young Africans
Most championships Young Africans (24)
2015–16 Tanzanian Premier League

Ligi Kuu Bara (Tanzanian Premier League) is the top division of the Football Association of Tanzania, it was created in 1965. The competition was simply known as National League and later First Division Soccer League until the name Premier League was adopted in 1997.


Today the league consists of 16 teams playing a double round-robin. The champion qualifies for the CAF Champions League, the runner-up for the CAF Confederations Cup. The bottom three clubs are relegated to the first division.[1]

2015/16 Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier League

The following teams participate in the 2015–16 Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier League:[2]

2014/15 Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier League

Tanzanian Premier League match between Kagera Sugar and Mbeya City on January 17th 2015.

The 2014–15 Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier League was won by Young Africans. Azam finished second, Simba finished third and Mbeya City finished in fourth position. The top goals scorer of the season was Simon Msuva of Young Africans.[3]

The following teams participated in the 2014–15 Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier League:

Previous winners

Previous champions are:[4]

Performance by club

Club Winners
Young Africans 21
Simba (includes Sunderland) 18
Maji Maji 3
Malindi 2
Pan African 2
Azam 1
Cosmopolitans 1
Mseto Sports 1
Prisons 1
Coastal Union 1
Pamba 1


Year Best scorers Team Goals
2004 Tanzania Abubakar Ally Mkangwa Mtibwa Sugar
2005 Somalia Eise Aden Abshir Simba 19
2006 n/a n/a
2007 United States Mashiku SC United 17
2007–08 Tanzania Michael Katende Kagera Sugar
2008–09 Kenya Boniface Ambani Young Africans 18
2009–10 Tanzania Musa Hassan Mgosi Simba 18
2010–11 Tanzania Mrisho Ngasa Azam 18
2011–12 Tanzania Raphael Bocco Azam 19


This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 8/18/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.