Former Simba SC forward Mbwana Samatta got married to his long time girl friend, Neima Mgange during a private ceremony in Dar Es Salaam on Thursday.

The weeding ceremony attended by some of his national team mates amongst them Himid Mao and Thomas Ulimwengu took place at the Kijichi neighborhood.

The 26-year-old was omitted from international duties. Tanzania face Sudan in Uganda this weekend.

Samantha became the first Tanzanian player to feature in Europe’s elite club competition-UEFA Champions League last month.

He struggled from a knees injury but was included in Genk final squad who lost to Austrian Bundesliga outfit Salzbourg 6-2. He also inspired Tanzania to the group phase of the Africa -World Cup qualifiers Qatar 2022.

Samatta joined Genk in 2016.