Ex-Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke has qualified Tanzania for its first Africa Cup of Nations since 1980.
Simon Msuva opened the floodgate for Tanzania in the 21st minute after beating Denis Onyango.
Experienced Erasto Nyoni added a second after the break with Aggrey Morris making it 3-0 on a memorable day for the hosts.
Taifa Stars qualification was however sealed followig the outcome of the Lesotho, Cape Verde fixture which ended goalless in Praia. Had Lesotho won, Tanzania’s dreams of qualifying would have been shattered.
They now join Group L leaders Uganda who had already qualified for the tournament prior to today’s encounter.
Unfortunately for the Cranes of Uganda, their desire to kep a clean sheet was broken after conceding three goals in today’s crucial match.