Tanzania national football team

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Nickname(s)Taifa Stars
AssociationTanzania Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationCECAFA (East & Central Africa)
Head coachEtienne Ndayiragije
CaptainMbwana Samatta
Most capsMrisho Ngasa (100)
Top scorerMrisho Ngasa (25)
Home stadiumNational Stadium
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 131 Steady (23 December 2021)[1]
Highest65 (February 1995)
Lowest175 (October–November 2005)
First international
 Uganda 7–0 Tanganyika Tanganyika
(Uganda; 1945)
Biggest win
 Tanzania 7–0 Somalia 
(Jinja, Uganda; December 1, 1995)
 Tanzania 7–0 Somalia 
(Kampala, Uganda; December 1, 2012)
Biggest defeat
 Tanganyika 0–9 Kenya 
(Tanganyika; 1956)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances2 (first in 1980)
Best resultGroup stage (1980 and 2019)

Tanzania national football team is the national football team of Tanzania.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.