Zimbabwe Warriors will be put to test after their first game draw in the AFCON when they take on Teranga Lions of Senegal on Thursday at Stade de Franceville on day 2 of the African Cup of Nations.
Senegal gave a pace performance in their first game of the championship. The Teranga Lions scored 2 second half goal as they see off treat from their North African opponent “Tunisia”. That was their first win over Tunisia after a long 40 years of wait; a record that will definitely be a perfect emotion boast a competition long. Senegal sits top of the Group with 3 points.
Unsurprisingly their tournament opener came courtesy of the in form Sadio Mane. The Liverpool winger is a huge figure for Senegal, and has now scored 11 international goals. He also has nine Premier League goals this season.
Zimbabwe almost staged the first tournament upset. They played Algeria on match day 1. The warriors demonstrated quick response skill, by almost immediately levelling thing up having conceded first; Zimbabwe went ahead to get another goal 12 minutes later, but conceded in the 82nd to share the spoils with the desert warriors of Algeria. Zimbabwe is in search having missed the last 6 AFCON editions.
This makes it three draws on the bounce for Zimbabwe and extends their unbeaten streak to five matches in all competitions. The majority of these have been against lesser opponents though with draws against Algeria and Ivory Coast being the exceptions.
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