Zimbabwe 0 (2) - (4) 0 Zambia
Zambia secured passage to the final of the COSAFA Cup after seeing off a star-studded Zambia outfit at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Neither nation could find a winning goal during relegation time, forcing the encounter to be decided by a penalty shoot-out.
It was Chipolopolo who held their nerve to triumph in the shoot-out, with the Warriors missing their first two spot-kicks.
Lesotho 1-2 Botswana
Zambia will face Botswana in Saturday's final after the Zebras defeated Lesotho in the first semi-final on Wednesday evening.
Botswana raced in to a first-half lead thanks to goals from Joel Mogorosi and Segolame Boy.
Sera Motebang headed home with 10 minutes remaining in the second half to halve the deficit, but it proved to be nothing more than a consolation as the Zebras hung for the win.
Lesotho will now face Zimbabwe in the third and fourth play-off on Friday evening.