Simba and Yanga have unveiled their starting line-ups for this evening’s Premier League clash at the Benjamini Mkapa National Stadium.
Yanga caretaker Coach Noel Mwandila has a number of injuries that has limited his options especially up front.
Donald Ngoma and Amis Tambwe, Thaban Kamusoko are all left out of the squad. However, the Jangwani club will be pleased with the return of Papy Tshishimbi, Vicente Andrew and Ibrahim Ajib in the starting line-up.
Chirwa will be in charge to lead Yanga's attacks and he will be assisted by young star, Yusuph Mhilu and Ibrahim Ajib who was absent in the past three games.
For Simba, meanwhile, Pierre Lechantre has virtually a clean bill of health in terms of his squad.
The head coach had a conundrum to pick in backline, with number of fit options available, but has opted for a three man defensive line with James Kotei, Yusuph Mlipili and Erasto Nyoni.
The match is important for both sides, with Simba leading the table with 59 points, 11 ahead of Yanga in the second place.
Simba’s starting line-up: Aishi Manula, Nicholas Gyan, Asante Kwase, Yusuph Mlipili, Erasto Nyoni, James Kotei, Jonas Mkude, Shomari Kapombe, Shiza Kichuya, John Bocco, Emmanuel Okwi
Yanga’s starting line-up: Youthe Rostand, Hassan Kessy, Gadiel Michael, Kelvin Yondani, Vincente Andrew, Juma Said, Papy Tshishimbi, Rafael Daud, Yusuph Mhilu, Obrey Chirwa, Ibrahim Ajib