The Warriors take on DRC in a Group A match this evening. Zimbabwe need a win and hope other results go their way to go through to the next round. 


Zimbabwe 0-4 DRC 

86′ Kadewere’s header is saved off the line.

80′ Zim Sub: Mahachi replaces Musona.

78′ Goal!!! Chipezeze makes another howler as DRC makes it four through Assombalonga .

70′ Zim Sub: Kadewere replaces Munetsi.

68′ Free-kick to Zim in a dangerous position, Musona steps up and misses the target by inches.

65′ Goal!!! Bakambu converts from the spot after he was racked down by Chipezeze. Yellow Card to Chipezeze (Zim).

60′ Yellow Card to Mbemba (DRC).

58′ Billiat with a great run before setting up Mushekwi who fails to connect and Musona tries to pick the pieces and passes the ball back MUshekwi whose flick is saved.

56′ Khama threads in a high through ball but keeper reaches for it first.

55′ Assombalonga with a great ball-in but Bakambu fails to connect it in front of the goal.

53′ Corner-kick to Zim, Musona takes it, cleared.

52′ Zim Sub: Mushekwi replaces Chawapiwa.

47′ Musona tries from a range but his shot goes over.

46′ Assombalonga breaks away and hits a grounder but Chipezeze quickly gets down to save it.

45+1′ DRC Sub: Assombalonga replaces Bolingi.

45′ Corner-kick to Zim, Musona takes it into the box and finds Munetsi whose header goes wide.

39′ Pfumbidzai picks the ball and swings in a good cross, evades everyone and Munetsi fails to connect it properly to waste a great chance.

39′ Khama tries to lofts the ball to Musona but the ball is flicked out for corner-kick which is cleared.

35′ Goal!!! DRC double their lead through Cedric Bakambu who beats Chipezeze in a 1-v-1.

34′ Chawapiwa tries to get past his markers, Musona picks the ball into the box but his shot goes way over.

32′ Corner-kick to Zim, Pfumbidzai swings it in, keeper collects.

25′ Pfumbidza with a dangerous corner and DRC keeper saves

24′ Danny Phiri with a shot outside the box, but blocked and goes for a corner

20′ Billiat with half-chance but fails to connect at far post

15’Warriors with first corner and with their full real threat but DRC defend

4′ DRC with a free-kick outside the box and score Chipezeze spills the freekick and DRC punish Warriors through Balongi 

Zimbabwe XI

Elvis Chipezez, T. Darikwa, R. Pfumbidzai, T. Hadebe, L. Mhlanga, D. Phiri, M. Munetsi, O. Karuru, K. Billiat, T. Chawapiwa, K. Musona