The Warriors being their 2018 Cosafa Cup campaign with a clash against Botswana this afternoon. Chidzambwa has named a strong lineup for the clash.
Full-time: Zimbabwe win on penalties
Penalty shoot outs: 1-3 (Zim reaches the semi finals after beating Bots 3-1 on penalties.)
- Keredilwe’s shot is saved, Zim win 3-1 on penalties
- Khama converts for Zim, 3-1.
- Orebonye’s shot is saved, Zim in the lead, 2-1.
- Mukombwe converts for Zim, 2-1.
- Sosome’s shot is saved, advantage to Zim, 1-1.
- Amidu converts first for Zim, 1-1.
- Seakanyeng converts first shot for Bots, 0-1
93′ Referee blows for full-time, match to be decided on penalties.
93′ Kadewere’s shot is deflected for corner.
90′ Three minutes added.
89′ Free kick to Zim, Khama takes it, blocked.
87′ Amidu shoots over.
86′ Corner kick to Zim, cleared.
86′ Modingwane shoots over.
85′ Zim Sub: Dzvukamanja comes in for Rusike.
82′ Zim Sub: Kadewere comes in for Chawapiwa.
80′ Yellow Card to Keredilwe (Bots).
78′ Chigova spreads the ball forward to find Rusike who sets up Chawapiwa but the resultant effort goes wide.
76′ Yellow Card to Orebonye (Bots).
75′ Hachiro with a nice cut-back, Chawapiwa tries to shot but it’s blocked.
71′ K. Moyo gives away the ball only for Orebonye to send his effort over.
68′ Billiat’s snap shot is saved by the keeper for corner.
67′ Corner kick to Zim, cleared.
65′ Amidu receives a good cross, but fails to execute it properly.
63′ Corner kick to Zim, keeper collects.
61′ Goal!!! Makgantai heads home a corner to equalise for Bots.
58′ Zim launch another attacker, but Chawapiwa’s cross finds no takers.
58′ Amidu evades the defenders but his shot is saved by the keeper.
56′ Zim Sub: Hachiro comes in for injured Karuru.
54′ Karuru stretchered off after a knock on the ankle, freekick to Zim on the edge of the box, Khama takes it, Bots clear for corner.
53′ Bots Sub: Orebonye comes in for Phiri. comes in for Mohutsiwa
50′ J. Mukombwe with a shoot from a range, it goes wide.
48′ Chawapiwa with a through pass to Rusike who shoots over from a close range.
47′ ZIm launches an attack, Khama delivers a beautiful cross, but Amidu’s weak header is saved by the keeper.
47′ Corner kick to Bots, cleared.
45+1′ Ramoraka’s shot goes wide.
45′ One minute added.
44′ Makgantai’s half volley inside the box is saved by Chigova.
39′ Goal!!! Khama Billiat sets up Evans Rusike who makes a run before slotting home.
37′ Coner kick to Zim, Khama takes it but finds no takers.
34′ Chigova makes a dive to the left to deny Makgantai.
31′ Amidu’s effort beats the keeper but the referee blows for offside.
28′ Play temporarily stopped as Amidu receives treatment after a head collision with a Bots player.
24′ Great build-up from ZIm, Amidu’s shot is blocked, Khama pounces on the rebound, its too week and Botswana clear.
18′ Freekick to Zim, Khama takes it, goes straight to the keeper.
16′ Botswana with a chance but shot goes wide
12′ Rusike earns a corner, defended another corner for Warriors, more pressure by Zimbabwe
7′ Botswana attack and Mudimu clears
4′ Billiat through on the ball shoots but saved by Botswana goalkeeper
3′ Evans Rusike shoots but effort goes wide
Zimbabwe XI: G. Chigova, A. Mudimu, K. Moyo, J. Mukombwe, D. Lunga, M. Munetsi, O. Karuru, K. Billiat, T. Chawapihwa, B. Amidu, E. Rusike.
Botswana XI: M. Masule, T. Maikano, L. Ramoraka, L. Keredilwe, T. Sosome, A. Modisaotsile, K. Seakanyeng, G. Mohutsiwa, O. Makgantai, G. Modingwane, K. Phiri.