Somali World Cup dream over after late Zimbabwe goals


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Somalia’s hopes of reaching a organisation theatre of World Cup subordinate for a initial time are over after a thespian late better to Zimbabwe in Harare.

Heading into a game, a Ocean Stars hold a advantage after winning a retreat tie 1-0 to hindrance a run of 19 unbroken defeats and record their initial ever feat in World Cup qualification.

Midfielder Marshall Munetsi non-stop a scoring after 77 mins to turn a tie 1-1 before Somalia strike behind by Omar Abdullahi Mohamed with only 5 mins of normal time to play.

Even when Admiral Muskwe put a home group behind in front only one notation later, creation it 2-2 overall, Somalia were still set to swell on divided goals.

But a third idea Zimbabwe idea in a 91st minute, scored by Khama Billiat, pennyless Somali hearts and sent The Warriors by on aggregate, 3-2.

Elsewhere, Gerlad Phiri scored a essential mark flog for Malawi as they kick Botswana 1-0. The tie also finished 1-0.

The second leg between Eswatini and Djibouti finished goalless, definition Djibouti pierce into a second turn with a 2-1 total score.

Mozambique join them, carrying beaten Mauritius 2-0 interjection to goals from Clesio and Geny Catamo in a second leg of their tie for a 3-0 total victory.

In Luanda, Angola kick The Gambia 2-1, 3-1 overall.

Togo saw off Comoros 3-1 after a 2-0 feat during home in Lome.

The Seychelles suffered a complicated 7-0 better in Rwanda, definition they mislaid 10-0 over both legs.