Dar es Salaam. With the clock ticking down to the kick off of the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, there is some good news coming from the Taifa Stars Camp.

 Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Paul Makonda has today launched the new national soccer team jerseys to be used in both home and away matches.

Speaking during the launching ceremony held at the Serena Hotel he called upon soccer fans in the country to rally behind the team by buying the new kit as the team takes on Egypt today in an international friendly.

Makonda said that Taifa Stars is representing the nation in the competition for only the second time in a period of 39 years.

“We must support the team while in the competition. It is our team and all Tanzanians must support it. I call all soccer fans in Dar es Salaam Region as well as the rest of the country to support the team,” said Makonda.

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) President, Wallace Karia said the jerseys would be used by all national soccer teams including Women soccer team, Twiga Stars, U-20 women soccer team (The Tanzanite), U-20 soccer team, Ngorongoro Heroes, U-17 soccer team, Serengeti Boys, U-23 as well as U-15 national soccer team.