Zimbabwe made an important headway in their chase for a 2015 Cosafa Castle Cup quarterfinal date with Zambia after winning their opening Group A match Moruleng Stadium in Rustenberg.
Goals from Carlos Rusere in the 28th minute and Ronald Chitiyo in the 66th minute sent Zimbabwe to the top of Group A on day one of the Cosafa Castle Cup that South Africa is hosting from May 17-30.
Namibia and Seychelles are tied on one point after they finished scoreless in the earlier kickoff.
Victory for Zimbabwe on May 19 against Seychelles will see them through to a May 24 date with defending champions Zambia.
Zambia are on bye from the preliminary group stage.