You are currently viewing Malawi knock Zimbabwe out of AFCON

Malawi knock Zimbabwe out of AFCON

Malawi knock out Zimbabwe

By Skysports

Frank Mhango scored twice as Malawi stunned southern African rivals Zimbabwe with a 2-1 victory to keep their Africa Cup of Nations hopes alive.

Ishmael Wadi put Zimbabwe ahead in the first half, but Mhango levelled just before the break and then added the second after 58 minutes as he took advantage of some hesitant defending and supplied a poacher’s finish.
Sponsored link

Malawi have three points from two games and lie third in the group behind Senegal and Guinea, who each have four points. Zimbabwe have lost both of their matches to date.

Malawi, whose only other win at the Cup of Nations was a 3-0 success over Algeria in 2010, play Senegal in their final Group B game at the same venue on Tuesday, while Zimbabwe will meet Guinea in Yaounde.

Malawi play Senegal in their final group match from 4pm on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe face Guinea at the same time.

Zimbabwe’s run at the 2021 finals ends with our match vs Guinea. The most the Warriors’ can get at this stage is three points, which is not enough to get the country into place. Zimbabwe only has pride left to play for.

Malawi knock out Zimbabwe