Walter Musona scored among the best ever freekicks to return out of Zimbabwe in his facet’s 1-1 attract a 2026 Fifa World Cup Qualifier Group C match in opposition to Nigeria on Sunday.
His Cristiano Ronaldo-esque free-kick from distance left Francis Uzoho within the Tremendous Eagles purpose stranded because the ball bulged the online with dramtic emphasis.
It was a purpose which diminished him to tears as he celebrated it.
Zimbabwe dominated the primary half for giant durations, with their keeper Donavan Bernard largely a spectator for lengthy durations.
It was a special sport within the second half, after Nigeria launched, amongst others, Kelechi Ihenacho, who was much more of a handful for the Zimbabwe defence.
Bernard virtually price his facet a purpose when he conceded an oblique free kick contained in the field, after a ball he acquired touched his fingers, obtained onto the bottom after which after he kicked it about for a bit, he picked it up. The ensuing free kick was cleared of the road.
Nigeria have been rewarded within the 67th minute, when Ihenacho was left unmarked within the field and his effort rolled into the far nook.
Each side created probabilities however the match ended as anticipated.
For Zimbabwe coach Baltemar Brito, he could have seen this as a chance missed. But when a lot of the Warriors trustworthy had been provided a 1-1 in opposition to Nigeria when the draw was made, they might have gladly taken it.
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