Azam Football Club is a Tanzanian football club who playing in the Tanzanian Premier League. It's a team that got promotion into the Premier League for the first time ever on the last season 2008/09.In the 2011/12 season finished in a historical second place and the team qualified for the 2013 CAF Confederation Cup.
Established in 2007, the first major target was to get the best players who will help the now established Azam FC gain promotion to play in the Tanzanian Premier League. That dream was realised as Azam FC joined the top flight football in 2008/09 season. Indeed, there was no looking behind as Azam FC with star-studded players became a force to reckon in the domestic league. Azam FC finished in eighth position in its first season on top flight football. But the team made a tremendous improvement the following season finishing in the third position.
Apart from finishing in third position in last season, the team has managed to recruit the best players in the country. Former Young Africans and national team, Mrisho Ngassa is one of those players. Ngassa arrived at Azam FC with a record breaking transfer and is now the most expensive in the country. Apart from Ngassa, the team has signed, Kally Ongalla from Sweden and Rwanda's skipper, Patrick Mafisango. In the list also include, Jabir Aziz, Ramadhani “Redondo” Chombo and aerial Ugandan striker, Peter Ssenyonjo. The team striking force will combine, John Bocco who was among the top three scorers in the last season.