Zambia vs Zimbabwe 2018 COSAFA Cup: Preview and Prediction
Fixture: Zambia vs Zimbabwe
Competition: COSAFA Cup 2018
Date: Saturday, 9th June 2018 (13:00 GMT)
Stadium: Peter Mokaba Stadium (Polokwane).
Zambia vs Zimbabwe: Preview
Zambia vs Zimbabwe match is going to be held on 9th June at Peter Mokaba Stadium. Zimbabwe has secured a penalty shootout win against Lesotho in the semifinal match. Also, Zambia has registered a narrow win (1-0) against Madagascar in the other semifinal fixture. It’s an important final match for both the teams to win the tournament COSAFA Cup 2018 and create history for their nation.
FIFA World ranking always play a big role to understand the strength and weakness of each team. Zambia has secured 76th and Zimbabwe has ranked 118th in FIFA ranking.
As it seems that Zambia will start the match as a favorite in this final fixture of Zambia vs Zimbabwe at Peter Mokaba Stadium. Zambia has scored only 3 goals and conceded 5 goals in their previous 5 matches. Other side Zimbabwe has scored 5 goals and conceded 6 goals in their previous 5 matches. So basically, it will be a low scoring match between two African teams.
Zambia vs Zimbabwe: Head-to-Head Stats
- Both teams have played 13 matches against each other in all competition. Zimbabwe has secured 5 wins, 5 defeats and 3 draws against Zambia. Zambia has scored 12 goals and conceded 14 goals against Zimbabwe.
- Zambia has registered a penalty shootout win against Zimbabwe in their last meetings of International Friendly on 21st March 2018. So, both the teams will play against each other for 2nd time this year.
Zambia vs Zimbabwe: Prediction
Zimbabwe will try their best to secure a win from this tough final match and other side Zambia is ready to create history to win the final of COSAFA Cup 2018. There is no doubt that it will be a close match between two strong African football nations. Zambia is the better side to compare with Zimbabwe when they will play against each other at Peter Mokaba Stadium.
The predicted result will be a win for Zambia in a low scoring match.