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Coastal Union (Tanzania)

Founded in 1948, Coastal Union Sports Club is one of Tanzania’s oldest and most prestigious football clubs.

Crowned Champions of Tanzania in 1988, Coastal Union are currently placed in the upper reaches of the Vodacom Premier League and keeping pace with Tanzania’s most recognisable clubs – Simba, Yanga and Azam FC. Tanzania’s Premier League is growing in stature and now has sponsorships worth Tshs 3.3bn (just over US $2m) per year from title sponsors Vodacom and TV rights holder Azam Media.

As a sports club owned by its members, Costal Union is a club at the very heart of the Tanga community and we are honored to have them on board as the first Sandlanders member club playing in a national Premier League.

Coastal Union in numbers

  • 200 registered members
  • 2,148 Facebook group members
  • 7,000 average attendance at the Mkwakwani Stadium in Tanga
  • 15,000 average attendance for the visits of Simba and Yanga
  • 500,000 Up to potential fans to be drawn from the Tanga community and ex-Tanga residents

For more information on Coastal Union visit the club website here.

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