Mhango double keeps Malawi in hunt for historic second-round place

Malawi's forward Gabadinho Mhango celebrates with teammates

Malawi's forward Gabadinho Mhango (second left) celebrates with teammates after scoring during their Group 'B' Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2021 match against Zimbabwe at Stade de Kouekong in Bafoussam on January 14, 2022.

Photo credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The forward from South African club Orlando Pirates netted in each half after Ishmael Wadi had put Zimbabwe ahead in a lively Group 'B' match in Bafoussam
  • Zimbabwe went ahead on 38 minutes when an Onismor Bhasera cross allowed Wadi to score with a perfectly placed looping header
  • Mhango struck again on 58 minutes to edge the Flames in front, taking advantage of defensive hesitancy by Teenage Hadebe to push the ball past goalkeeper Petros Mhari

Bafoussam, Cameroon 

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