In Summary
  • He’s set to join Tanzania’s squad set to take part in this month’s set of 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches.
  • The East African nation will face Niger and Morocco in Group E
  • The naming of the 29-year-old in the Taifa Stars squad comes as a surprise to many

Tusker FC forward Ibrahim Joshua has once again made headlines with his unexpected return to the Tanzania national team.

The 29 year old is part of the 35-man squad that was on Monday 6 November evening released by the national team head coach Adel Amrouche

He joins the Tanzania’s squad set to take part in this month’s set of 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches.

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Tusker FC striker Ibrahim Joshua celebrating a past goal in the FKF Premier League.
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His debut for Taifa Stars

His debut for Taifa Stars was in March last year, where he came on as a second half substitute in a 3-1 friendly win over Central African Republic.

The club took to their social media pages making the major announcement

“Congratulations to our striker Ibrahim Joshua who has been called up to the Taifa Stars squad ahead of this month’s World Cup qualifiers, Read an X Update

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Ibrahim Joshua’s Performance

The 2021/2022 season saw Ibrahim emerge as the top scorer for Tusker in his debut season in Kenya.

With a tally of 11 goals and four assists in 29 matches,  He affirmed that He is much needed player for the club .

Joshua who has been  categorized as one of the nine midfielders selected, features as a striker for Tusker FC.

Taifa Stars Upcoming Matches

Taifa Stars will begin their qualification campaign by facing Niger on November 18th at the Grand Stadium of Marrakech in Morocco, which Niger has chosen as its hosting venue.

Then, on November 21st, Tanzania will host Morocco at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam in another crucial match for both sides.

 

 

 

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