Warriors Crash Out Of COSAFA Cup Tournament

2 years agoTue, 13 Jul 2021 14:20:43 GMT
Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Warriors Crash Out Of COSAFA Cup Tournament

The Warriors crashed out of the COSAFA Cup tournament on Tuesday afternoon after they lost 2-1 to Senegal at the Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Zimbabwe drew first blood in the third minute through a Qadr Amini penalty. However, the Lions of Teranga, who are playing as a guest nation at this tournament, equalised in the 44th minute.

The West Africans then got the winning goal two minutes before full-time to secure a spot in the semi-finals.

The Warriors amassed just two points from four Group B games – two draws and two losses.

Namibia and Senegal have progressed to the last four with seven points each while Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi head back home.

Get Pindula News on our WhatsApp Channel

Subscribe here: https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029Va84dngJP21B2nWeyM3v

Meanwhile, Warriors coach Zdravko Logarusic has blamed fatigue for the 2-1 defeat to Senegal. In his post-match interview, the Croat said:

We started the game well but fatigue crept in and Senegal came back into the game and won it.

We played a number of matches in a short space of time and this was too much for the players, who have not played football in a long time.

More: The Herald, Soccer24



Leave a Comment

Generate a Whatsapp Message

Buy Phones on Credit.

More Deals