MARA-based Biashara United held on to beat Mbao FC 2-1 in a friendly match played at Mandasore Mugango ground here on Wednesday.
Daniel Manyenye netted a brace for Biashara United while Saidi Saidi scored a consolation goal for Mbao FC.
Manyenye opened the score in the 9th minute and added a second goal in 22nd minute to let his team lead 2-0 until the end of the first half. Mbao FC had to wait until five minutes after resumption to get a consolation goal in the 50th minute.
Speaking in a post match interview, Biashara United Manager, Aman Josiah said his team played very well and was confident to perform well in the coming league season.
The former Police Mara player, Josiah said playing with Mbao FC in a friendly match has helped them to identify their teams strength and weaknesses.
He said they are now lined up for another friendly match against Mwadui FC before the league kick off on August 22.
Josiah called upon the football fraternity in Mara to continue supporting their team. Commenting on the match, Mbao FC Head Coach Amri Saidi said his team played very well despite losing the encounter.