COSAFA CUP: ZIMBABWE 5-0 SEYCHELLES - As It Happened

COSAFA CUP: ZIMBABWE 5-0 SEYCHELLES - As It Happened
Carl Hopprich of Seychelles challenged by Nqobizitha Masuku of Zimbabwe during the 2016 Cosafa Cup match between Zimbabwe and Seychelles at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek Namibia on 15 June, 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Jun 15, 2016. 19:56

Good afternoon and welcome to AfricanFootball.com for out live coverage of the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup clash between Zimbabwe and Seychelles from the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia.

Starting line-ups:

Zimbabwe XI: Tatenda Mkuruva, Elisha Muroiwa, Hardlife Zvirekwi, Tatenda Mudehwe, Nqobizitha Masuku, Obadiah Tarumbwa, Teenage Hadebe, Bruce Kangwa, Tafadzwa Kutinyu, Ronald Pfumbidzai, Charlton Mashumba. Subs: Bernard Donovan, Lawrence Mhlanga, Blessing Moyo, Raphael Manuvire, King Nadolo, Farai Madhanaga, Talent Chawapiwa.

Seychelles XI: Vincent Euphrasie, Yannick Manoo, Andrew Onezia, Jones Joubert, Gervais Waye-Hide, Bertion Basil, Achille Henriette, Carl Hopprich, Colin Esther, Elijah Tamboo, Colin Bibi. Subs: Randy Suzette, Keith Coralie, Daniel Maillet, Gino Melanie, Lucas Panayi, Marlon Sopola.

COMMENTARY:

FULL-TIME: Zimbabwe 5-0 Seychelles

90' GOAL! Mhlanga nets Zimbabwe's fifth goal.

85' The Warriors still doing most of the attacking

80' Ten minutes to go. Zimbabwe 4-0 Seychelles

76′ – Seychelles sub: Henriette OUT, Daniel Maillet IN

73' GOAL! Hadebe makes it 4-0 to Zimbabwe from a corner-kick. The Warriors are in complete control of the game

64 GOAL! Mhlanga extends Zimbabwe's lead following a cross from Pfumbidzai. It's Zimbabwe 3-0 Seychelles

71' Zimbabwe sub: Kutinyu OUT, Manure IN

60' Zimbabwe still leading 2-0 here at the Sam Nujoma Stadium

57' Zimbabwe sub: Tarumbwa OUT, Chawapiwa IN

55' Pirates attacker Henriette is denied by Zimbabwe shot-stopper Mukuruva as Seychelles search for their first goal

50' Zimbabwe are looking to record their first Group A victory this evening

46' Second-half underway

HALF-TIME: Zimbabwe 2-0 Seychelles

40' The Pirates of Seychelles hoping to pull one back before the half-time break

37' GOAL! Mudehwe makes it 2-0 to the Warriors of Zimbabwe with a good header

36' Warriors centre forward Mashumba's attempt misses the target as Zimbabwe look to double their lead

32' Seychelles went into this clash having already been eliminated from the tournament after losing their first two Group A games

28' The Pirates survive another scare as goalkeeper Euphrasie gathers Tarumbwa's attempt with ease

23' GOAL! The pressure finally pays off as Pfumbidzai converts from the spot to make it 1-0 to Zimbabwe

26' The Warriors went into this clash placed third on Group A standings - two points behind leaders Swaziland

18' Another attack from the Warriors and this time, Mudehwe bursts into the Seychelles box, but he runs out of steam

12' Zimbabwe's Bruce Kangwa’s left footed effort just goes with the goalkeeper to beat

10′ Another chance for the Warriors of Zimbabwe as Mashumba's header from a Mudewhwe cross is cleared off the line by Seychelles defender Manoo

5′ – Esther almost concedes an own goal as ball deflects for a corner-kick as Zimbabwe search for an early goal

1′ – Match underway.




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