Bees sting players, officials, disrupt football match in Tanzania

Bees sting players, officials, disrupt football match in Tanzania


A swarm of bees that invaded and sting players, officials, has disrupted a football match between Young Africans (Yanga) and Iringa United in Tanzania.

The tournament which was organized by Federation Cup, was played on Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

The development forced the match to be stopped momentarily, forcing players, officials, and spectators to take cover.

According to Tanzania’s Mwananchi Newspaper, the bee invasion lasted for about 10 minutes after about seven minutes of play into the second half.

Ali Mtoni Sonso, Yanga star, was injured during the incident and had to be treated by the team’s medical team before returning to the pitch.

Yanga went ahead to win the game 4-0 with goals from Papy Tshisimbi, Patrick Sibomana, Lamine Moro and David Molinga.


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