Kaizer Chiefs forward , recalled Khama Billiart ,rescues the Zimbabwe national team to seal qualification for the next round in a world cup second leg qualifier played at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon.
Zimbabwe beat Somalia 3-1 to progress on 3-2 aggregate.
After a dull opening half which failed to produce goals the game came to life in the 77th minute when midfielder Marshal Munetsi scored an acrobatic kick in the 18 yard box to open Zimbabwe’s account .
Somalia went on to equalize in the 84th minute to get a vital away goal , Zimbabwe quickly responded with Golden Arrows striker scoring in the 86th minute.
When it seemed the match will end agonizingly for Zimbabwe scores at 2-2 aggregate and Somalia going through with away goals rule, it was Khama’s moment to shine as he puts Zimbabwe 3-1 up.
The sleek forward sent fans into delirium as he broke Somali hearts with a last minute sucker punch booting the later out of Qatar 2022 soccer jamboree.
Zimbabwe had suffered suprise humiliating defeat in Djiboti 5 days earlier when the went down 1 nil to the lowest ranked team in Africa.
Zimbabwe will now wait for their fate to be grouped for the final round where five group leaders will qualify for the world cup.