2022 AFCON Playoffs AFCON QUALIFIERS : Botswana trail 0-1 to Zimbabwe

Botswana’s Zebras are trailing 0-1 at home against Zimbabwe in the 2021 AFCON qualifier underway.

Debutant Perfect Chikwende put the Warriors ahead in the 15th minute at Obed Itani Chilume Stadium.

He finished off a rebound after Botswana keeper had punched a free-kick into his path.

The match was delayed as match officials awaited results of Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 tests which turned out to be negative.

Therefore, the game kicked off 30 minute later from the scheduled time.

Zimbabwe have five points whereas Botswana have four points.

In another game, Algeria are away to bottom placed Zambia later tonight.

The Zebras host Zimbabwe on March 25 2021 then face already qualified Algeria on March 29 2021.

The Zebras coach Adel Amrouche is optimistic of sailing through.

Line ups:

Zimbabwe: Talbert Shumba, Takudzwa Chimwemwe, Onismor Bhasera, Jimmy Dzingai, Teenage Hadebe, Thabani Kamusoko, Ovidy Karuru, Perfect Chikwende, Knowledge Musona, Kuda Mahachi, Terrence Dzvukamanja

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