Team Zimbabwe had a false start in their campaign at the on going 2017 Copa Coca-Cola Global Challenge in Durban, South Africa.
The boys went down 8-3 to South Africa Select 1 in their opening group A match. They foolowed up with another heavy loss when they fell 11-6 to Russia Select 1.
On the other side, the Zimbabwe girls also lost both of their two matches on the opening day. In their first encounter, they were defeated 4-2 by KZN Provincial Select 1 before they succumbed to a 5-1 loss in the hands of KZN Provincial Select 2.
Day 1 Results:
Zimbabwe 3-8 South Africa Select 1 (Group A)
Russia Select Two 11-6 Zimbabwe (Groups A)
Zimbabwe Girls 1-5 KZN Provincial Select Two (Group D Girls)
KZN Provincial Select One 4-2 Zimbabwe Girls (Group D Girls)