Rutendo solitary goal sink Shepolopolo

Mighty Warriors forward, Rutendo Makore’s 18th minute goal was enough to sink their nemesis Shepolopolo of Zambia in the first leg match of the final round of the 2018 AWCON Qualifiers at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.

By Sports Reporter 

Rutendo, who missed the first round of qualifiers against Namibia through injury, registered her presence by scoring the crucial away goal.

The result saw the Mighty Warriors one step towards the Ghana 2018 Africa Women Championship to be held from the 17th of November to the 1st of December 2018.

The two teams will meet on Sunday in Harare to decide the final winner who will join hosts Ghana and six other nations.

Zambia eliminated Tanzania in the previous round while Zimbabwe overcame Namibia.

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has announced $1 as the minimum gate charge for the 2nd leg of the Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifier between the two teams.

Tongai Mwenje

Tongai Mwenje is a Senior Editor with Zimbabwe's largest online sports magazine Sportbrief www.sportbrief.co.zw. He has been writing professionally since 2012 and currently writes for technology and sport blogs. He has vast experience in digital marketing, sports reporting and analysis. He is also a Sports and Technology columnist with Financial Gazette Online Sports Column and Technology Magazine respectively.

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