Nyimbo za Yanga

Nyimbo Mpya za Yanga or Young Africans Sports Club, commonly referred as Yanga is a Tanzanian professional football club based at Jangwani ward of Ilala District in Dar es Salaam Region, Tanzania. Founded in 1935, the club play their home games at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Miburani ward of Temeke District.

Nicknamed Yanga Timu ya Wananchi, the club has won 29 Tanzanian Premier League titles and number of domestic cups, and have participated in multiple CAF Champions League editions. They have won the CECAFA Club Championship five times.

The club was ranked among the top ten clubs in Africa, at number 3, by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) in their 1 September 2023 – 30 August 2023 rankings. Globally, the club was ranked at number 104 in the IFFHS World Ranking.

The club became a symbol of the anti-colonial movement. Young Africans became associated with nationalists, freedom fighters and Sam Gosmore and inspired the political party TANU to adopt yellow and green as their primary colours. The club is currently in a process that will keep the club ownership 49% for investors and the rest 51% to the club members.

Nyimbo Mpya za Yanga SC songs are a vibrant part of Tanzanian football culture, specifically dedicated to the country’s most successful club, Young Africans Sports Club (Yanga SC). These songs transcend simple tunes, becoming anthems that echo in stadiums, homes, and streets, uniting fans in their passion for the team.