World Cup Qualifiers: Five players who impressed for Tanzania vs Benin

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John Bocco of Tanzania vs Benin.
Taifa Stars needed a Simon Msuva strike on Sunday to defeat the Squirrels and go top of Group J

  1. ​Who shone for the visitors?

    ​Who shone for the visitors?

    Goal lists players who played a major role as Stars registered a vital win away.
  2. ​Aishi Manula

    ​Aishi Manula

    The Simba SC goalkeeper was in inspired form on Sunday, effectively commanding his area. He pulled three fantastic saves to ensure Taifa Stars did not concede. The custodian has a key role to play if Stars are to finish top of the group.
  3. ​Simon Msuva

    ​Simon Msuva

    The forward made up for the missed chances in the initial meeting by scoring the only goal of the match this time. He was a danger throughout and on another day, would have easily scored two or more goals.
  4. ​Job Dickson
    Yanga SC.

    ​Job Dickson

    The Yanga SC centre-back was effective and consistent throughout the game. Made timely interventions to ensure the Squirrels attackers did not have it easy. He has proved to be a rock for the Stars and has played a crucial role in ensuring his team is on top of Group J.
  5. ​Mbwana Samatta
    Goal Kenya.

    ​Mbwana Samatta

    The Taifa Stars skipper showed leadership skills from the beginning, ensuring he kept the defenders on their toes. Was unlucky not to have scored when the Benin custodian pulled a fantastic save to deny him.
  6. ​Israel Mwenda

    ​Israel Mwenda

    The wing-back had a tough assignment to keep the wingers quiet and at the same time assisting the attacking department. The defender ensured he recovered well and helped in buildups. It will be interesting to see whether he will maintain his performance in the forthcoming game.