He paid for a mosque to be built for his people in Mbagala for them to pray. The Tanzanian will not be signed in time for Watford with Bournemouth being the most likely fixture for his Premier League debut. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. He is the first East African player to win the award. Son of retired policeman Ally Samatta, Mbwana has fought from the poverty-stricken streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's biggest city situated on the Swahili coast. Harare “The early stages of the season saw Nakamba singled out as a top performer and crucial to the side. Copyright © 2020 Goal.com All rights reserved. "I thought he did well, " Smith said on the club website. He probably needs to sort his feet out a little bit better for the chance he had in the first half but he almost got on the end of a super ball from Jack in the second half. In January 2016, Samatta signed for Belgian side K.R.C. We would like to wish Ally all the best.”. The information contained in Goal.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal.com, The English boss was pleased with the Tanzanian's first outing for the Villains, Partey's perfect partner? US election results: Trump sues as path ... ‘Dirty tactics used to get Rushwaya freed’. The 27-year-old ended his time in England with two goals in 16 games and had been offered to rivals West Bromwich Albion earlier this month before ultimately making the move to Fenerbahce. By michael kihara Last updated Jan 21, 2020. "I knew he would tire at around 60 minutes. They have no kids yet. Email Us: Contact US, © 2020 The Herald | Disclaimer | Copyright, Marvelous Nakamba and his teamate and close friend Mbwana Samatta. Mbwana Ally Samatta (born 23 December 1992) is a Tanzanian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Fenerbahçe on loan from Premier League club Aston Villa, and the Tanzania national team. Samatta began his career as a youth player for Tanzanian club African Lyon in 2008. Mbwana Samatta’s transfers according to transfermarkt.com. Mbwana Ally Samatta (born 23 December 1992) is a Tanzanian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Fenerbahçe on loan from Premier League club Aston Villa, and the Tanzania national team. Major football competitions have been suspended across the world, including the Premier League where the winger plays which has now been rescheduled to resume on April 30. "Samatta will be the No.1 guy now in Tanzania," he added. "Villa have a great player, he takes the ball but keeps his eyes down already knowing when he'll shoot for goal. While Nakamba stays at Villa, at least for now, the club used a brief, brutal 16-word statement to announce the departure of striker Samatta to Fenerbahce. You can unsubscribe at any time. As a striker at Aston Villa, he is expected to pocket around €20,000 -€30,000 a week. [9] He was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Tanzanian in a ranking poll by Avance Media[10][11], On 23 August 2018, Samatta scored a hat-trick against Brøndby IF in the Europa League for a 5–2 win. [8] Mbwana garnered a total of 127 points, ahead of his TP Mazembe teammate and DR Congo goalkeeper Robert Kidiaba, who amassed 88 points, and Algerian Baghdad Bounedjah trailed in third place with 63 points. Samatta won the best player in the African Leagues in CAF Champions League in 2016. "He's known as 'the guy from Mbagala' and everyone follows him. [5] Mazembe would go on to lift the cup after defeating Algerian side USM Alger in the final 4–1 on aggregate, with Samatta scoring a goal in both legs. The decision was taken in an effort to reduce the spread of the pandemic. 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