Uganda 1-1 Zimbabwe: Khama Billiat equalises for the Warriors after Emmanuel Okwi’s opener as both sides miss outrageous open goals to settle Africa Cup of Nations group game
- Emmanuel Okwi opened the scoring for Uganda in 12th minute on Wednesday
- Zimbabwe equalised through Khama Billiat on 40 minutes in second group game
- But the game will be remembered for both teams missing outrageous open goals
Uganda and Zimbabwe played out a 1-1 draw at the Africa Cup of Nations, but both teams will walk away very disappointed not to take all three points.
After beating DR Congo in their opening game, Uganda broke the deadlock through Emmanuel Owki’s 13th-minute strike. However, Khama Billiat pegged Uganda back in the 40th minute.
But both teams could have snatched victory during the clash as Knowledge Musona missed an open goal from a few yards out for Zimbabwe before Uganda’s Patrick Kaddu remarkable did the same up the other end.
The stalemate leaves Uganda on four points from their opening two games, while ZImbabwe have it all to do heading into the final group game with just one point.
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Khama Billiat equalised for Zimbabwe as they drew 1-1 with Uganda at Africa Cup of Nations
Billiat slots home the all-important equaliser to rescue a draw for the Warriors against Uganda
Emmanuel Okwi opened the scoring for Uganda in the 12th minute on Wednesday in Cairo
Okwi is mobbed by his Uganda team-mates after breaking the deadlock on Wednesday