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Zimbabwe's Under-17 Soccer Team To Face S. Africa In Cosafa Finals

Zimbabwe’s under-17 Young Warriors football team is set to test its mettle against the South African Amajimbos in the final round of the Cosafa under-17 tournament in the Namibian capital of Windhoek on Saturday.

The Young Warriors moved into the finals by beating Zambia 5-4 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in their match Wednesday evening in Windhoek.

Elsewhere in Zimbabwean sports, boxing has seen a significant growth among women this year, Zimbabwe Wrestling and Boxing Association Secretary secretary Patrick Mkondiwa told Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye of VOA's Studio 7 for Zimbabwe.

Many sports are finding the going tough as sponsors withdraw support amid economic distress, but Mkondiwa said more women are entering professional boxing.

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