AFCON 2019 Qualifier as it happened : Congo v Zimbabwe

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The Warriors took on Congo in a AFCON 2019 Group B Qualifier in Brazzaville this afternoon.

Action as it happened: 

Congo 1-1 Zimbabwe

90′ 3minutes added

85′ Khama Billiat replaced by Talent Chawapiwa , Billiat booked for taking his time to leave the pitch

77′ Musona with a shot but saved by keeper

67′ Devine Lunga down injured after Congo’s Thievy Bifouma fouled him, play stopped

62′ Zim sub : Mahachi comes off for Tafadzwa Kutinyu

60′ Congo with a shot that goes just over the bar, Warriors under pressure

51′ Congo almost double the lead with a quick break but shot fails to hit target

49′ Congo strike the equaliser

-2mins of added time

40′ Congo appeal for a penalty by referee Gomez waves play on

39′ Rusike brought down, Billiat take free kick but Rusike header goes wide

37′ Billiat brought down free kick to Warriors

26′ Musona almost doubles the lead but cant hit the rebound well after initial shot is blocked

23′ Musona with a good lay off for Danny Phiri who blasts his shot over the bar

21′ GOAL Zimbabwe take the lead through Khama Billiat who slots into the net from a Knowledge Musona pass

18′ Congo on the break but flagged for offside

14′ Chigova blocks Congo effort as the hosts continue to pile on the pressure

11′ Congo with another attack but Warriors clear the ball

9′ Congo with a free kick in dangerous free kick after Danny Phiri foul , Congo header goes way wide

8l Warriors looking comfortable and dictating the pace in the early stages

Congo XI:

Chancel Massa , Marvin Baudry , Fernand Mayembo , Baron Kibamba , Dimitri Bissiki , Caroff Bakoua , Garcia Nkouka , Merveil Ndockyt ,Junior Makiesse ,Dzon Delarge ,Thievy Bifouma

Zimbabwe XI :

Chigova, D. Lunga,Mudimu, T. Hadebe, E. Chipeta, Munetsi, D.Phiri, K.Billiat, K .Mahachi ,K, Musona, E. Rusike

Substitutes :

E.Sibanda, Chawapiwa, Luckymore Mkosana, Kutinyu, Mutizwa, K.Moyo, Pfumbidzai