Warriors need to improve

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THE Warriors should improve in their next match against Burkina Faso on Wednesday subsequent to losing the opening Chan Group An experience against has Cameroon in Yaoundé on Saturday night.

Salomon Banga Bindjeme scored an overhead kick in the 72nd moment as Cameroon grabbed a 1-0 triumph.

Not all expectation is lost for the Warriors, who actually can meet all requirements for the following round in the event that they get positive outcomes in their last two gathering games.

In the wake of hanging on against Cameroon for most of the game, the Warriors should take a ton of exercises from their initial game.

The following are some of ideas from the Cameroon misfortune.


It’s presently longer than a year since practically all major parts in the Warriors’ crew last played serious football. It was continually going to be an intense request to anticipate that the group should be at a 100% after a particularly significant stretch of inertia.

It was no mystery that the Warriors needed serious match wellness, something that the mentor attempted to achieve through various friendlies with Premier Soccer League sides. In view of the Saturday game, the Warriors’ exhibition was not far-removed the imprint and they ought to improve when they face Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

No unmistakable course of action

The hosts began the game on the front foot, with the guests battling to settle. The Warriors had to play somewhere down in their own half as they retained pressing factor from the hosts. In the event that you sit back, at that point at any rate attempt to be successful on the counter. The couple of times the Warriors got openings on the break, they lost the ball unnecessarily. The Warriors decided to go the long ball course, which yielded no outcome as Cameroon managed these no sweat. Much should be never really up an away from of playing for the following game basically in light of the fact that the long ball strategy won’t work.

Poor Upfront

Zimbabwe were poor upfront, with just one shot on target, while Cameroon had five. In total, Cameroon had 28 attempts to Zimbabwe’s two. The Warriors forced two corner kicks, while Cameroon had six. This could well be blamed on the Warriors’ long ball style of play on the day. This resulted in the forwards not getting any clean balls upfront, with the midfield being totally bypassed, something coach Zdravko Logarusic and his men need to work on ahead of the next encounter.

Goal blunder

The Warriors goalkeeper put up an impressive show in goal, with a number of saves to deny the hosts. The score line after 90 minutes could have read differently had the Highlanders’ captain not been in top form. His work was almost hard done by failure to deal with a delivery that led to the goal. Perhaps he could have done better dealing with the delivery, but he had done enough to keep the Warriors in the game before they conceeded.

Zimbabwe are playing in their fifth Total CHAN, a shared participation record with DR Congo and Uganda.


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