Captain Knowledge Musona banged a hat-trick as Zimbabwe’s Warriors beat Liberia 3-nil in a 2019 AFCON qualifier played at at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon.

Musona beat an offside trap to meet a sublime Dani Phiri through ball and gave Zimbabwe a first half lead in the 23rd minute.

In the 48th minute, the captain also volleyed home a Kuda Mahachi cross, before another strike in the 61st minute gave the Warriors total control of the tie.

Zimbabwe are now top of their group which also features Congo Brazzaville and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

DRC beat Congo Bazzaville 3-1 yesterday and also sit on 3 points as Zimbabwe.

The Warriors’ next encounter is against Congo Brazzaville, while DRC play Liberia.