CCM Kirumba Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Mwanza, Tanzania. It has a capacity of 35,000 and is the second largest stadium in the country after the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam
The Tanzania national football team has played many friendlies at this stadium.
The Tanzania national football team played a friendly game in the stadium against Malawi on 29 March 2015. The match resulted in a 1-1 draw.
It has been the home of Mwanza football teams that play in Tanzanian Premier League and in the Tanzanian First Division League.
Simba Sports Club is a Tanzanian football team headquartered in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam.
The club was formerly known as Eagles before changing its name to Sunderland in 1936. Simba was their new name in 1971. (Swahili for “Lion”).
Simba SC, along with cross-city rival Young Africans, is one of Tanzania’s two most powerful clubs. Simba SC has won 21 league championships and five domestic cups, as well as appearing in the CAF Champions League on many occasions. They’re also one of East Africa’s most powerful clubs, having won the CECAFA Club Championship six times.
Simba, often known as “Wekundu wa Msimbazi” (The Reds of Msimbazi), play their home games at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium. With 3 million followers and an increase of 89 percent over the previous year, Simba was the fastest growing Instagram account among football teams in 2022.
Simba SC is one of the most popular African clubs on social media, having over 5 million followers across all platforms. The club joined TikTok in March 2022 and gained more than 10,000 followers in only three days. The club is also regarded as one of East Africa’s wealthiest, with a budget of Sh 5 billion (equal to $2.1 million) announced for the 2019/2020 season.