Tanzanian ace Samatta has sights set on Liverpool

KRC Genk's Tanzania's forward Ally Mbwana Samatta and Genk's head coach Felice Mazzu (right) give a press conference on October 22, 2019 in Genk, on the eve of their Uefa Champions League match against Liverpool. PHOTO | YORICK JANSENS |

What you need to know:

  • Mbwana Ally Samatta's 23 league goals last season helped fire the unfashionable club from an old mining hub in the Dutch-speaking north of Belgium to the league title and a return to Europe's leading club competition.
  • The 26-year-old then became the first Tanzanian to play in the Champions League and marked the occasion by scoring on an otherwise miserable night for Genk as they lost 6-2 in Salzburg in their Group E opener.



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