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Zimbabwe Warriors are through to the Afcon 2019 Finals - After Defeating Congo Brazzaville


Zimbabwe 2.................
Congo Brazzaville 0........

The Zimbabwe Warriors are through to the Africa Cup of Nations Finals - Egypt 2019 after beating Congo Brazzaville at the Zimbabwe National Sports Stadium in their last Group G's qualifiers match played today.

The stadium was filled to capacity. (Doing a Mexican wave at one point).

The team's first XI's were lined up as follows:

Zimbabwe played in a flat 4-4-2 formation, and also Congo Brazzaville lined up in the same 4-4-2 formation. Team coaches were, Sunday Chidzabga (Zimbabwe), and Valdo Filho (Congo).

Zimbabwe opened scoring through Khama Billiat (freekick) in the 21st, and scored their second goal through Knowledge Musona in 36th minute of the match.

Match statistics were as follows:

       41% Ball Possession 59%
         10(4) Shot on Goal 14 (3)
               5 Corners 9
               3  Yellow Cards  2
               2 Offsides 4
             3 Substitutions 3

Today's result means Zimbabwe will join the 16 teams at the Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt, beginning in June and ending in July (2019).

The Democratic Republic, a team from the qualifier's Group G, has also qualified for the tournament after beating Liberia 1 - 0.

Result from the other Group G match:

Democratic Republic Congo 1 : Liberia 0

Afcon Qualfiers Group G Log Standing:

Zimbabwe 11 points
DRC 9 points
Liberia 6 points
Congo 5 points







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