The three in one Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe of Tanzania , has hailed the timely donation of Sh50 million boost from President John Magufuli.
The minister who said in an interview monitored by a close source of footballlive.ng said the money will be used effectively to prepare Tiafa Stars for Lesotho mission.
He called the finance assistance a ‘massive boost’ for the country’s senior football team.
Minister Mwakyembe insteaded that the fact our president ( Dr Magufuli) has pumped money to enable Taifa Stars beat Lesotho and qualify to Cameroon, is not something to be taken for granted, we should all stand up together and rally behind the team whose chances of progressing are wide open.
He added that his Ministry and the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) have a big debt to pay to president Magufuli and the entire Tanzanians through ensuring that the national football team wins both of its remaining two AFCON qualifiers fixtures.
However, Mwakyembe finally called upon people, companies and sports stakeholders to donate kindly with whatever they have to facilitate the country’s senior team to do well in its upcoming games bearing in mind that the success of the team is the victory of the entire country.