The Tanzania AFCON journey will begin in January 2024 as the Taifa Stars enter Group F in the competition. Find out how Tanzania will perform at the AFCON finals with this complete guide to the squad.
Tanzania – AFCON Team Details
Tanzania will compete in just their third ever AFCON finals at the 2024 edition. The Taifa Stars qualified for the competition after finishing second in their qualification group.
During the qualifying stages, Tanzania beat Niger and Uganda once and drew with Algeria to reach the 2024 finals.
In qualifying, some key players stood out for the Taifa Stars. Overall, key striker Saimon Msuva was the most dangerous player for Tanzania. He scored two goals in the qualifying rounds to help Tanzania reach the finals.
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Tanzania AFCON 2024 Squad
The following players were chosen to represent Tanzania in recent internationals. However, the squad is subject to change before the AFCON finals in January 2024.
Tanzania AFCON 2024 Predictions
Tanzania have been drawn against some tough AFCON teams in the upcoming finals. The Taifa Stars will compete in Group F with Morocco, Zambia and DR Congo.
But, there are some interesting markets and predictions to focus on for Tanzania in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations matches.
Under 2.5 Goals
Firstly, Tanzania rarely saw high-scoring results during their qualifiers and all of their matches were closely fought. The Taifa Stars had two or fewer goals for both teams combined in all six of their qualification matches.
It is likely that Tanzania will take this tough-to-beat and defensive approach into the AFCON finals. As a result, the Taifa Stars could see plenty of low-scoring games in Group F.
Simon Msuva to Score
During qualifying, Simon Msuva was Tanzania’s key attacking threat. He is also one of the nation; ‘s most experienced and highest-scoring players with 21 goals in 84 internationals.
Therefore, Msuva could be a good option as an anytime goalscorer in the group stages.
Where Can I Watch Matches of Tanzania in Kenya?
Currently, several Kenyan betting sites offer live streaming, where you can watch live football matches.
Moreover, some brands could provide live coverage of the 2024 AFCON tournament. For instance, 1xBet is a leading global operator that has live streaming for many football matches.
History of the Tanzanian Team in AFCON
Tanzania has competed in just two previous AFCON finals.
First, the nation entered the 1980 edition but failed to qualify for the group stages. However, the Taifa Stars did earn a reputable draw against the Ivory Coast in their first-ever AFCON tournament,
The nation then had to wait another 39 years before their next AFCON appearance in 2019. But the Taifa Stars struggled in the competition and lost all three group matches against Senegal, Kenya and Algeria.
To conclude this guide, you can find answers to common questions about the national team.
Mbwana Samatta is the team’s current leading scorer. The striker has scored 22 goals in 71 international appearances for Tanzania.
Tanzania have been drawn into Group F.
Currently, Tanzania is one of the lower-ranked nations at the Africa Cup of Nations. As a result, they are outsiders to go far in the competition.
Former Algerian player Adel Amrouche is the head coach of the Tanzania national football team.