History is in the making as for the first time, a woman ref will see off Simba VS Yanga
One of the biggest derby in African football, the Dar Derby, between two the ‘watani wa jadi’ arch-rivals, Simba and Yanga from Tanzania’s biggest city Dar es salaam will take place on Saturday.
Usually, all the talk leading to the ‘Dar Derby’ amongst East African football fans is the fierce rivalry of the two oldest clubs in Tanzania. However, the talk of the town this time around is the surprise announcement, by Tanzania Football Federation(TFF) that Jonesia Rukiyaa will be the referee on the weekend.
Social and the mainstream media reports suggests, the lady ref is a no-nonsense. very capable to handle the emotionally charged match between Simba and Yanga both from Dar es salaam.