Action as it happened: Zimbabwe vs Kenya – Four-nation tourney

Follow our live coverage of the final of the four-nation tournament between Zimbabwe vs Kenya.


Zimbabwe 1-3 Kenya


90+5′ Zim Sub Phuthi, Shane Maroodza make their debut as they reply Rinomhota, Musona.

90′ Kenya makes a triple substitution.

90′ Seven minutes added.

87′ Goal!!! Kenya extend their lead, with Olunga getting his hattrick.

85′ Corner kick to Kenya, played short and an offside comes out.

78′ Zim Sub: Maswanhise makes his Warriors debut, replacing Bonne.

73′ Yellow Card to Galloway (Zim).

72′ Kenya also reduced to ten men after Odada gets a second yellow card.

70′ Kenya Sub: Nondi replaces Anyembe.

67′ Rinomhota with a brilliant long run from the center, beats his markers before setting up Bonne, who is muscled off the ball inside the box. Tino Kadewere picks it up but his shot is blocked.

64′ Zim Sub: Galloway replaces Makunike.

63′ Goal!! Kenya in the lead, Olunga gets his brace.

60′ Olunga beats his marker amd tries from the edge of the box but the ball ball goes straight into the hands of Bernard.

57′ Warriors down to ten players after Teenage Hadebe gets his second yellow card for a foul.

55′ Red Card to Mapeza for descent and running on the pitch while tussling with the Kenyan players. Play stopped as players from both sides are clashing.

53′ Yellow card to Odada (Kenya).

51′ Warriors appeal for a penalty following a handball inside the box but the referee waves play-on. Mapeza is fuming on the touchline.

47′ Musona with a brilliant cross and Kadewere goes for it but can’t reach it.


45+2′ Goal!!! Kenya equalises through Micheal Olunga’s header off Timbe Masuka’s cross.

45′ Two minutes added.

42′ Kenya with a patient build up as they advance forward but the referee makes a bizarre call for an offside.

37′ Corner kick to Zim, Musona sends it in but ball finds no takers. Munetsi picks it up near the touchline but has no support and is dispossessed.

36′ Bernard makes a vital save to block a dangerous ball in after Kenya managed to penetrate in a quick move.

30′ Olunga breaks away following a dangerous through ball but Takwara recovers and is fouled. Free kick to Zim.

26′ Medical stoppage as medics attend to an injured Kenya player.

25′ Kenya Sub: Mugambi replaces Erambo.

21′ Corner kick to Malawi, cleared.

19′ Kenya stitch a couple of passes as they try to penetrate in but Takwara makes a interception to thwart the attack.

15′ Warriors dominating the first quarter hour, winning the balls in the midfield and creating several attacks. Kenya yet to come out of their shell.

11′ Kadewere receives a through ball and tries a chip over the advancing goalkeeper but the is denied. The referee blows for an offside anyway.

8′ The Warriors still dominating the possession as Kenya are yet to find their footing.

6′ Yellow card to Hadebe (Zim).

4′ Goal!!! Zimbabwe scores to open the lead through an own-goal after Kadewere’s cross is directed to the back of the net by Joseph Okumu.

3′ A steady start by the Warriors as rhey look to seize the. early pace.

1′ Kick-off!!!

Zim XI: Benard, Garananga, Takwara, Hadebe, Munetsi, Rinomhota, Makunike, Musona, Msendami, Kadewere, Bonne.

Kenya XI:  Matasi, Omurwa, Okumu, Anyembe, Mahiga, Akumu, Odada, Erambo, Onyango, Masika, Olunga.

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