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Azam appoint former TFF manager as CEO at Chamazi Complex

George Nsimbe, coach of Uganda champion, Kampala Capital City Authority FC, is also said to be on his way to Azam as assistant coach to Cameroonian Joseph Omog

TANZANIA soccer club champions Azam, have appointed Saad Kawemba as their new Chief Executive Officer, the club’s website reported.

Kawemba previously served as the competitions director at the Tanzania Football Federation [TFF] but after change of the federation’s leadership, bringing in Jamal Malinzi as the new President over a year ago, many of the incumbent managers at the TFF headquarters, Kawemba included, left the organisation.

Tuesday morning

Chairman of Azam, Sheikh Said Muhammad, introduced the new club CEO to the players and staff during Tuesday morning training at the club’s ultra-modern sports complex at Chamazi on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam.

“I am happy to have this position, it’s an opportunity to tackle another challenge after a satisfactory stint at TFF management,” Kawemba said.


The Azam Board of Directors said they hired a CEO in order to improve on the club management and ease the road to achieving their goals.

Kawemba said he was confident of the Board’s support and co-operation from the club team management.

“I have come here to contribute and give a push to the wheels of development at Azam and I am hopeful of the support of everyone associated with this great club.”

Assistant coach

Meanwhile, the Press in Uganda is reporting that George Nsimbe, coach of Uganda champion Kampala Capital City Authority FC, is on his way to Azam as assistant coach to Cameroonian Joseph Omog.

Nsimbe has reportedly already told KCCA of his intentions to move to Dar es Salaam.

– Additional reporting by Patrick Kahemele of azamfc.co.tz