Taifa Stars will play the Foxes with the memory of their humiliation in 2015 were they accepted a 7-0 thrashing in a World Cup qualifying match. Stars was then coached by, Charlse Mkwasa.
In his starting line-up today, Mayanga has named at least five players who were part of the starting line-up which got the hammering three yeas ago. The other six players including the then captain Nadir Haroub are left out of the current squad.
Mayanga will use this game as preparation ahead of their 2019 AFCON qualifiers where Taif Stars will face Uganda, Cape Verde and Lesotho.
Aishi Manula (GK), Shomari Kapombe (DF), Gadiel Michael (DF), Abdi Banda (DF), Kelvin Yondani (DF), Himid Mao (MF), Mudathir Yahaya (MF), Said Ndemla (MF), Simon Msuva (FW), Mbwana Samatta (FW), Shiza Kichuya (FW)
Ramadhan Kabwili (GK), Abdulrahman Mohamed (GK) Hassan Kessy (DF) Erasto Nyoni (DF), Abdulaziz Makame (MF) Mohamed Issa (MF), Feisal Salum (MF), Ibrahim Ajib (FW), Shaban Idd (FW), Yahaya Zayd (FW), Rashid Mandawa (FW)