Rutendo Makore four-goal salvo hands Mighty Warriors convincing start

Striker Rutendo Makore bagged a hat-trick as Zimbabwe rolled past Madagascar in a Cosafa Women’s Challenge in Bulawayo.

It was a match Zimbabwe were expected to win and when called upon to make light work of the visitors, Makore obliged scoring in 42nd, 48th, 77th and 80th minutes.

It was a match in which Zimbabwe overwhelmed their opposition, peppering their goal 9 shots on target compared to 1 from Madagascar.

In the other matches of the day Zambia beat Malawi 6-3 while Botswana were on the wrong end of a 4-0 scoreline against Namibia.