CA Bizertin of Tunisia thrashed Dynamos Football Club 3-0 on Sunday in the capital, Tunis, in the first leg of the first round of the Africa Champions League.
The Zimbabwean champions fell in the second half after holding the Tunisians 0-0 in the first half at Octobre 15 Stadium.
The Tunisians then scored three goals within 20 minutes in the second half.
According to press reports, the match was watched by only 3,000 fans due to security concerns in the city.
The second round match will be played in Harare within the next two weeks. Dynamos expect to score at least four goals in Harare without conceding a goal in order to proceed to the next round of the prestigious tournament.