Zimbabwe, Lesotho in Southern African Derby conflict – 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Zimbabwe, Lesotho in Southern African Derby clash

Hakim Sahabo of Rwanda challenges Walter Musona of Zimbabwe throughout the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers between Rwanda and Zimbabwe at Huye Stadium in Butare, Rwanda on 15 November 2023 ©Julius Ntare/BackpagePix

Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Jun 06, 2024. 12:06

Zimbabwe will tussle it out with Lesotho within the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying match on Friday, 7 June.

Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.

The Group C encounter will happen at Zimbabwe’s non permanent dwelling floor, Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Warriors of Zimbabwe have been final in motion on 26 March as they succumbed to a 3-1 loss to Kenya in a world pleasant match.

The Warriors have gathered two factors from their first two matches in Group C as they drew with each Rwanda and Nigeria.

The Southern African aspect are at the moment fifth on Group C standings – two factors behind leaders, Rwanda.

Walter Musona – who scored a shocking free-kick in opposition to Nigeria – might be trying to encourage his nation to a win over Lesotho.

In the meantime, the final time Lesotho have been in motion was in a world pleasant match in opposition to fellow Southern African aspect Namibia as the 2 sides drew 1-1 on 1 June.

Likuena of Lesotho have two factors from their first two matches in Group C which sees them positioned fourth within the standings with eight matches left.

Sera Motebang  – who has scored 12 targets in 59 matches for Lesotho – will carry the Likuena’s hopes of securing a win over Zimbabwe.

In Head-to-Head stats, this would be the twenty fifth assembly between Zimbabwe and Lesotho.

Zimbabwe have the higher hand having gained 17 matches in comparison with Lesotho’s two wins whereas 5 video games led to a draw.

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