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Zambia 1-2 Zimbabwe

90′ Five minutes added as Zambia put more bodies up front.

86′ Zim Sub: Ncube replaces Nakamba.

85′ Chipezeze down injured as the clock winds down

85′ Zim Sub: Jaure replaces Musona.

79′ Goal!!! Musona squares beats two marker at once as he squares the ball to Billiat who taps in to score.

76′ Karuru with a great chance from a clever Billiat pass but goes over

75′ Zam Sub: Musonda replaces Kangwa.

74′ Corner-kick to Zambia, cleared.

72′ Free-kick to Zim, Khama takes it at goal but his dipping shot goes over.

70′ Corner-kick to Zambia, cleared.

67′ Zim breaks away on counter with Musona threading a through pass to Khama who hits the ball first time but the effort goes an inch wide.

65′ Chipezeze lies down injured. Play stopped.

65′ Zim Sub: Prince Dube replaces Kuda Mahachi.

63′ Sinkala picks up a loose ball inside the box but his shot has little power and Chipezeze collects.

61′ Zambia gets two successive corner kicks.

59′ Zambia attacks and there is a mix-up in the box between keeper and Nekati. Ball finally goes out for a goal kick.

56′ Corner-kick to Zambia, partially clearead and it falls on Zambia player’s path who shoots over.

55′ Zimbabwe playing deep as they try to thwart Zambia attacks.

51′ Play temporarily stopped as Khama and Nekati are asked to swap their shorts. Yellow card to Khama.

47′ Zambia with a bright start to the second half as they take the game to Zim.

45+1 Free-kick to Zam in a dangerous position, Chongo takes it but tge effort goes over.

45′ Two minutes added.

44′ Shonga beats Mudimu and squares a low cross but it rolls over on front of the goal for a goal kick.

38′ Mahachi picks a loose ball inside the box and hits it on goal but it goes out for a goal kick.

36′ Musona with a cross and keeper punches it away.

35′ Mudimu glides to a avert a dangerous cross, corner-kick to Zambia and it is wasted.

33′ Zambia with a big penalty shout, referee turns it down.

32′ Hadebe with two successive vital clearances as Zambia pile pressure.

30 Shonga with a dangerous cut- back but Daka fails to connet it, Zim clears.

30′ A lively opening half-hour with both teams taking chances to attack. A see-saw affair.

27′ Another corner-kick to Zim, keeper punches it away.

25′ Musona tries from a range but his grounder shot goes an inch wide.

24′ Corner-kick to Zim, cleared.

22′ Freekick to Zim in a promising position, Musona takes it but hits the wall.

21′ Zim tries to respond but Zambia picks the ball and launces a counter-attack with Shonga at the end of it and strikes it but Chipezeze stretches to parry it away.

20′ Goal!!!! Daka equalises with great strike.

16′ Musona gets a through ball and quickly threads it to Khama who heads on target but keeper stretches to make a brilliant save. Corner-kick to Zim, Karuru heads it out.

15′ Chipezeze with a great save to deny Daka’s header. Corner-kick to Zambia, cleared.

12′ Mulenga tries from a range but his low shot misses the target.

10′ Goal!!! Khama Billiat rises high to head in Musona’s corner-kick.

10′ Zim with a second corner-kick.

6′ Corner-kick to Zim, Hadebe with header but it goes out.

5′ Great start from the Warriors as they keep the ball flowing.

4′ Pfumbidzai with a great run and cuts in the ball but it’s cleared.

1′ Zambia with an early pressure as Shonga swings in a cross but it finds no takers.

Zambia XI: M. Chibwe, D. Malama, L. Chungu, K. Chongo, T. Mwape, N. Sinkala, E. Mwepu, E. Kangwa, A. Mulenga, P. Daka, J. Shonga.

Zim XI: E. Chipezeze, R. Pfumbidzai, T. Hadebe, I. Nekati, A. Mudimu, M. Nakamba, M. Munetsi, K. Billiat, O. Karuru, K. Mahachi, K. Musona.


 

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