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Simba Sports Club is a football club based in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
Founded in 1936, the club, which escaped from another Tanzania Giants, Dar Youthful Africans was called Queens, in honor of her Greatness, the Queen of England. The Club had several name changes from Queens to Eagles, then, Sunderland. In 1971 they were relabelled Simba (Swahili for “Lion”).
Simba SC have won 21 organization titles and also five domestic mugs, and also have joined the CAF Champions Organization numerous times. They are additionally one of the greatest clubs in East Africa, having actually won the CECAFA Club Champion 6 times.
Simba play their home video games at the Benjamin Mkapa Arena. In 2022, Simba were the fastest growing Instagram account amongst football clubs, with 1.9 million fans and a growth of 89% from the previous year.
The club is just one of the wealthiest in East Africa, with a total budget plan of Sh 6.1 Billion (equal to $5.3 million) unveiled for the 2019/2020 season
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Tanzania National Key Stadium additionally referred to as Benjamin Mkapa Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Miburani ward of Temeke District in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It opened in 2007 and also was constructed adjacent to Uhuru Stadium, the previous national stadium. It hosts significant football suits such as the Tanzanian Premier League as well as home suits of the Tanzania nationwide football team.
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With 60,000 seats it is the eleventh largest arena in Africa and the largest stadium in Tanzania. It is owned by the Tanzanian Federal government. The arena was developed by Beijing Construction Engineering Group at an expense of $56 million.
An ability crowd participated in the first derby in between Simba S.C. and also Young Africans S.C. at the stadium in Dar es-Salaam 2008. Both clubs primarily draw reduced participations for their various other league matches.
In 2000, President Benjamin Mkapa assured to build a modern stadium prior to the end of his tenure in 2005; stating that it was scandalous for the nation not to have a modern-day arena.  In January 2003, the government introduced a tender for the construction of a brand-new stadium to replace the worn out Uhuru Arena. Sports Priest Juma Kapuya stated that the government had set a spending plan of $60 million as well as eleven companies had bid for the task.
In 2004, Vinci Construction, a French firm won the tender with a quote of $154 million. Under pressure from the Bretton Woods Institutions, Tanzania unwillingly abandoned the task as it had actually received debt alleviation under the Highly Indebted Poor Countries Program. Deborah Brautigam in her book The Dragon’s Gift: The Genuine Tale of China in Africa creates, “To the Bretton Woods Institutions, developing a modern arena in a bad nation with a yearly per capita income of $330 appeared a bit like the Romans building a brand-new Coliseum with the barbarians camped outside the city wall.