Tanzanians are celebrating the fact that their national football team have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in 39 years.
President John Magufuli has invited the Taifa Stars to his official residence to congratulate them on their achievement.
Tanzania beat Uganda 3-0 in Dar es Salaam on Sunday, securing the victory they needed to qualify.
Uganda had already qualified. This brings to four – Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Burundi – the number of East African teams that will play at the finals in Egypt.
Who else qualified?
The tournament that will be hosted in Egypt is set to kick off on June 7 and will end on the 30th of June.
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Uganda, DR Congo, Zimbabwe, South Africa.
Author: Sports Reporter