Jangwani giants have made it clear they have no plans to get rid of the Angolan winger despite an injured campaign
Young Africans (Yanga SC) have come out to clarify that they have no plans to let go of their new signer Carlos Carlinhos.
The Angolan star joined Yanga at the start of the 2020-21 season but struggled to claim his starting role with injuries that excluded him from the starting squad.
Despite a good start, collecting three assists and two goals, Carlinhos got injured and even missed the derby against Simba SC.
His predicament made Yanga fans along with the others to guess the feeling that the player should be allowed to leave.
However, the Jangwani giants, through Yanga registration committee vice chairman Hersi Said, said they still have plans with the player and he won’t be leaving anytime soon.
“Carlinhos has been injured and has been injured for quite some time now,” said Mwanaspoti Quoted by Sokalabongo. “There was a time when he was given a break during his treatment and he has now started to practice slowly under the instructions of the doctors.
“The club are watching everything and we have been told that he can be ready maybe from January, we are all waiting and it is not true that we want to fire him, he is still our player until the ‘expiration of his two-year contract. “
Yanga are currently in Mbeya preparing to start the second round of the Continental Premier League with a clash against Tanzania Prisons at Nelson Mandela Stadium.
However, the team suffered a heavy blow after coach Cedric Kaze confirmed that three key players – Saidi Ntibazonkiza, Yacouba Sogne and Ditram Nchimbi are uncertain to face prison guards due to injuries and family issues.
“Ntibazonkiza and Yacouba were injured in the Ihefu game while Nchimbi was allowed to go and sort out family issues, but we still have a place for the named injured players to see how they will react to the final training session and then we will know. whether to present them or not, “said Kaze Daily News.
Facing Tanzanian prisons, Kaze said: “Every game is different and we are aware that the Tanzanian prisons are also a good team as they play as a team and have a coach with extensive experience in the Continental Premier League, but we prepared in accordance with the status of the game itself. “
Yanga will head to the first game of the second round, still leading the standings with 43 points after 17 matches, while the prisons are 11 in the standings with 21 points accumulated after 17 outings.