Tanzania head coach and ex-Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke has been rewarded with a plot of land for qualifying the Taifa Stars to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The Taifa Stars had to wait for another 35 years to qualify for ‘sAfrica top flight competition after beating rivals Uganda 3-0 in front of home fans on Sunday in Dar es Salam.

And the feat has prompted Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli to give each of the players a parcel of land as reward for sealing the ticket

Simon Msuva, Erasto Nyoni, and Aggrey Morris scored a goal each to hand the side a ticket to Egypt in June.

Magufuli on Monday met with the players at the State House following the historic feat , to announce the good news which he says marks the beginning of good things to come. The plots of land are situated in Dodoma.

Tanzania finished second in Group with eight points from six matches.