Action as it happened: Zimbabwe vs Zambia – Four Nation Tourney

Follow our live coverage of the Four-Nation Tournament encounter between Zimbabwe vs Zambia.


Zimbabwe 2-2 Zambia

(Zimbabwe Win 5-6 on penalties.) 

Penalty Shootout.

Daka scores for Zambia, 1-0.

Musona (Zim) denied by the keeper, 1-0

Banda (Zam) denied by the keeper, 1-0

Takwara scores for Zim, 1-1.

Zam fails to score, 1-1.

Lunga is denied by the keeper, 1-1.

Zam scores, 2-1.

Kadewere (Zim) scores, 2-2.

Zam scores, 3-2.

Munetsi scores 3-3.

Zam scores, 4-3.

Makunike scores, 4-4.

Zam scores 5-4.

Bernard scores, 5-5.

Zam fails to score, 5-5.

Msendami scores, 6-5.

End of 90′

90′ Four minutes added.

89′ Corner kick to Zim, cleared.

87′ Corner kick to Zim, Musona takes it in and Lunga is at the end of it but drags his shot wide.

80′ Zim Sub: Lunga replaces Bonne.

79′ Kadewere with a snap shot but keeper parries it away for a corner kick, which is defended.

75′ Still 2-2 as both teams continue to search for a goal.

74′ Zam Sub: Mulambia, Mashata replace Lungu, Musonda.

73′ Zim Sub: Makunike replaces Zemura.

66′ Takwara makes a timely block to deny Banda’s effort. Corner kick to Zambia but it finds no takers and it goes out for a throw in.

61′ Corner kick to Zim, Cleared. Warriors seeing more of the. ball now.

58′ Munetsi tries from a range but drags his effort wide.

52′ Bonne gets some space inside the box but shoots wide.

47′ Lungu on the break and tries to find the near post, Bernard blocks the shot with his leg and concedes a corner kick. The set piece is taken but ends in a goal kick.

46′ Zam Sub: Mphande replaces Chanda.


45+3 Musona receives a nasty challenge and requires medical attention. Play stopped. Yellow Card to Dominic Chanda.

45+1′ Goal!!! Walter Musona equalises for Zimbabwe.

45′ Three minutes added.

42′ Zim gets another corner, Musona takes it into the box but the keeper collects.

39′ Corner kick to Zimbabwe, Zemura takes it and Hadebe connect at the far end. His header goes out but there’s a clash of heads with the Zambian defender. The play is stopped to allow medical attention to the players.

37′ Corner kick to Zambia, Zim clear the danger.

34′ Zimbabwe now showing signs of serious intent. Munetsi is fouled just outside the box Musona takes it but again, he hits the wall. Zambia clear the danger.

29′ Goal!!! Macauley Bonne pulls one back for Zimbabwe, tapping in from a from a close range.

25′ Warriors clearly disjointed, not showing any signs of cohesion.

23′ Goal!!! Clatous Chama doubles Zambia’s lead.

19′ Zambia on the break but Hadebe closes in and a tame shot is saved by Bernard.

17′ Zemura is fouled in dangerous position, Walter Musona takes the free kick but his poorly taken effort hits the wall.

15′ Zambia still dictating the pace. Zim yet to fully come out of their shell.

10′ Warriors still unsettled with the early goal conceded. Zim yet to find their rhythm.

2′ Goal!!! Zambia take the lead the lead through Stopilla Sunzu.

1′ Kick-off!!!

Zim XI:Benard, Garananga, Takwara, Zemura, Hadebe, Munetsi (C), Rinomhota, W. Musona, Msendami, Kadewere, Bonne.

Zam XI: Mulenga, Chepeshi, Kamanga, Chanda, Sunzu (C), Chaiwa, Banda, Chama, Lungu, Musonda, Daka.

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