Yahya Zayd’s first half strike gave Azam three important points to go second above Yanga in the Ligi Kuu table.
The young star who was included in the latest Tanzania National Team squad to face Algeria and Congo, capitalized in a silly mistake committed by Mwadui’s goalkeeper Anord Massawe who failed to clear the ball after receiving it from his defender Idd Mobi.
Following that goal, the game was far from convincing were by every team failed to keep the ball on the ground.
This is the second time in a row where by Azam won by a slim margin after beating Singida United last week on a similar score line
The loss leaves Mwadui winless in their last four matches.
Azam will welcome Mbao on Sunday while Mwadui will host Kagera Suger on the same day.
Elsewhere, Lipuli beat Mjombe Mji in Iringa Derby which was held at Samora stadium. Stand United was held to a goalless draw byTanzania Prison at Shinyanga.