The Mighty Warriors are set to take on China in a friendly in Brazil on Friday ahead of their Olympics debut next week.

The squad flew out of the country on Tuesday and will get the opportunity to test themselves against a strong China squad. China are ranked 7th best in Women’s football.

The Mighty Warriors were given a warm send off on Monday by President Robert Mugabe who encouraged the team to make the nation proud on the global stage.

The Shadreck Mlauzi coached side will play Germany in their opener on Wednesday next week. Germany are ranked the second best team in women’s football.

Mighty Warriors Group F fixtures:

3 August: Germany v Zimbabwe

6 August: Canada v Zimbabwe

9 August : Australia v Zimbabwe


Mighty Warriors squad:

K.Bhasopo , E.Chibanda ,C.Dzingirai, E.Jeke,D.Kaitano,R. Kapfumvuti, L.Magwede,R.Makore, S.Makoto, T.Mandaza,E.Msipa, L.Mutokuto, F.Muzongondi,R.Neshumba,M.Nyaumwe,S.Zulu, N.Majika,M.Chirandu