This afternoon Power (Zambia) plays CF Mounana of Gabon in a showdown that has given headsup to the Gabon side for their 4:0 victory at home two weeks ago. Power is expected to slash out 5:0 to survive to the next stage. The stats are huge but a comeback however is possible. They are rare but football holds some records of the comeback.
1. Nigeria 4-4 Russia in FIFA World Youth Championship 1989. Russia was leading 4-0 after 58 minutes into the match, but in the space of 30 minutes, Nigeria fought back to equalize 4-4 and take the match into penalty shoot-out. The Nigerians triumph 5-3 in penalties.
2. DR Congo 4-4 Burkina Faso in African Cup of Nations 1998. Burkina Faso was leading 4-1 until the 86th minute, but Congo was able to draw the game with 3 goals in the last 4 minutes!!!
1. Motherwell 6–6 Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League, 5 May 2010. Motherwell came from 6-2 down after 65 minutes into the game to draw 6-6 with Hibernian. Motherwell even missed a penalty kick in the process. The last astonishing goal came in the 93 minute.
2. Charlton Athletic F.C. 7–6 Huddersfield Town F.C. in Football League Second Division 1957–58. Huddersfield were leading 5–1 with just 27 minutes remaining, but Charlton was able to win the game eventually!!
Facebook page for Power Dynamos has been characterised by hope and appeal to the formation and key players to extradite the pitfall.