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Zimbabwe Defeats Barbados, Edges Closer to Netball World Cup Final


Zimbabwe clashed with Barbados on Tuesday in Liverpool, United Kingdom, in the Vitality Netball World Cup.

Zimbabwe put up a dazzling performance Tuesday, winning 66-41 against Barbados, to send the Caribbean team to the cleaners in the Vitality Netball World Cup.

2019 Vitality Netball Word Cup
2019 Vitality Netball Word Cup

The Gems now have to win against Malawi on Thursday to qualify for top 8 spot.

Coach Loyd Makunde told reporters after the game that he expected his charges to win.

“I was so confident that we were going to win (against Barbados) … I can say were are raising our game and we are going to be one of the big guns a few years to come … We now know that everyone is beatable and anything can happen in the World Cup.”

Zimbabwe were beaten 36-79 by New Zealand on Monday after falling to Australia in the same tournament. The Gems beat Sri Lanka 79-49.

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