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Beaten Mighty Warriors Facing Canada in Next Olympics Game

  • VOA Staff

FILE: The Mighty Warriors celebrating after beating the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. (Photo: ZIFA website)

FILE: The Mighty Warriors celebrating after beating the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. (Photo: ZIFA website)

Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors were beaten 6-1 Wednesday night by Germany in a Group F match in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Zimbabwe’s face saver was scored by Kudakwashe Basopo. The Mighty Warriors take on Canada in the same group on Saturday.

At the same time, Zimbabwe shooting coach Stuart Sylvester says everything is going well in his team, which has not facing any problems at the local Olympic Village.

Back home, Mutare City beat Highlanders 1-0 and Dynamos settled for a draw with How Mine in Premier Soccer League matches played on Thursday. This is Highlanders’ second loss in a few days.

And Wednesday's arrival of the Olympic torch in Rio de Janeiro was greeted by protesters angry over a lack of social and economic progress in the shadow of the multi-billion dollar global sporting event.

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