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Photos Scanned And Provided By: Mohamed Nathoo
P. O. Box 21795, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Email:
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Phone Nos:
2120741 (Office); 2152150 (Res.); 0744-274-022 (Mobile)

 

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SPORTS - Club Level - Local - 1970s (Page 3)

Highly prolific Union Sports Club of DSM which broke all the records of Cricket Championship in the history of Tanzania. The club won 18yrs. championship in between 1973 to 1992 in domestic cricket also considered one of the impressive club in its cricketing standard within East and Central Africa.

The club won twice championship of Supreme Council Tournament and twice were runners up in the TAGT Tournament which involved top clubs in East and Central Africa. At one time the Tanzania National Team comprised 6 to 7 players from Union Sports Club.

 

1975 - Gymkhana Ground, DSM - During the annual sports tournament between Union Sports Club - DSM and Jaffery Sports Club - Mombasa.

From Left Standing: Sheinco Panju(Team Manager-Jaffery S.C.), Sikander Fazel, Mohamed Nathoo, Bashir Tejani.

Faces not visible: L to R : Datchu, Sheikh and Dr. Gupta (Umpires).

1975 - Union Sports Club - Saturday League Champions.

Standing from L to R: Munawer Peera (Scorer-pic. not visible ), Mohammed Peera(Dicky), Husein Sultan, Ahmed Alloo, Datchu, Mahmood Rahim and Shakir Sheraly.

Sitting from L to R: Munawer Nurmohamed, Yusuf Somji, Bashir Tejani, Mohamed Nathoo, Yusuf Kabana, Amir Yusuf and Murad Kermalli

1975 - Union Sports Club - Sunday League Champions.

Standing from L to R: Munawer Peera ( Scorer ), Munawer Nurmohamed, Bashir Tejani, Mohamed Nathoo, Yusuf Kabana, Amir Yusuf, Ahmed Alloo, Sikander Fazel, Liakat Khimji.

Sitting from L to R: Yusuf Somji, Hasnain Tejani, Murad Kermalli, Mahmood Rahim, Shakir Sheraly

 

1977 - Union Sports Club - Saturday League Champions.

Standing from L to R: Ibrahim Jivraj, Mahmood Rahim, Kazim Lakha, Yasin Juma, Sadiq Somji, Sikander Fazal, Shabir Sherali, Hasnain Tejani.

Sitting from L to R: Yusuf Kabana, Mohamed Nathoo, Amir Nasser(Chairman-Selection Committee), Amir Yusuf, Bashir Tejani.

 

1978 - Union Sports Club - Sunday League Champions.

Standing from L to R: Mahmood Rahim, Sajjad Lakha, Shakir Sheraly, Murad Kermalli, Shabir Sherali, Kazim Lakha, Hasnain Tejani, Alnoor Fazal, Jimmy Peera(Scorer).

Sitting from L to R : Mohamed Nathoo, Hassan Hirji(Team Manager), Amir Yusuf (Captain), Sadiq Somji(Chairman), Yusuf Kabana, Ibrahim Jivraj(Secretary), Bashir Tejani.

 

Union The Veteran Double Wicket Competition organized by Union Sports Club in 1979. The Finalist were : Akber Jaffer/ Mohamedali Chagani V/S Anwer Hasham/Yusuf Ali Nathoo. The game was won by Akber./Mohamedali.

The toss of coin is taking place to decide who bats first. Witnessing from L to R : Anwer Hasham, Husein Datoo, Mohsin Nathani, Husein Nathani, Naushad Dhanji, Hozaif Bhaloo, Akber Jaffer, Extreme-Mohamedali Chagani, Mohammed Nathoo, Mohamedraza Kabana and Murtaza Versi.

 

In 1979 Union Sports Club clinched all the trophies of the tournaments organized by Dar-Es-Salaam Cricket Association, i.e. Saturday League, Saturday KnockOut, Sunday League and Sunday KnockOut white washing the opponents. The Club did not lose even a single match in the whole season. All 4 trophies are displayed in the photograph.Union Sports Club - Sunday League Champions.

Standing from L to R : Kazim Nasser, Liakat Khimji, Sajjad Lakha, Hasnain Tejani, Kazim Lakha, Mahmood Rahim, Amir Dedhar, Kassamali Bhaloo, Murad Kermalli and Jimmy Peera(Scorer).

Sitting from L to R : Ibrahim Jivraj(Secretary), Shakir Sheraly, Bashir Tejani, Sikander Fazel, Yusuf Dhalla(Chairman), Yusuf Kabana, Amir Yusuf, Mohamed Nathoo and G.G.Merali(Team-Manager).

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