Simba Sports Club is a football club based in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
Founded in 1936, the club was named Eagles, then to Sunderland. In 1971 they were renamed Simba (Swahili for “Lion”).
Simba SC is one of the two biggest clubs in Tanzania, alongside cross-city rivals Young Africans. Simba SC have won 21 league titles and five domestic cups, and have participated in the CAF Champions League multiple times. They are also one of the biggest clubs in East Africa, having won the CECAFA Club Championship six times.
Kikosi cha Simba sc dhidi ya Yanga April 30,2022 Line Up
Simba Sc Nicknamed “Wekundu wa Msimbazi” (The Reds of Msimbazi), Simba play their home games at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium. In 2022, Simba were the fastest growing Instagram account among football clubs, with 3 million followers and a growth of 89% from the previous year.
Simba SC is amongst the most followed African clubs on social media platforms with more than 5 million followers across all social media. In March 2022, the club announced to join TikTok and earned more than 10,000 followers in just 3 days. The club is also considered as one of the richest club in East Africa, with a total budget of Sh 5 Billion (equivalent to $2.1 million) unveiled for the 2019/2020 season