The date and venue for the high profile exhibition match between Barcelona legends and Zimbabwe have been confirmed.
The match will be played on Sunday, November 12, at the National Sports Stadium during FIFA international break. According to The Herald, ZIFA are also considering to add in some yesteryear players like Peter Ndlovu and Benjani Mwaruwari in the Zimbabwe team.
“Zimbabwe has got legends, the likes of Peter Ndlovu, Benjani Mwaruwari and others who I have decided that I may have to put in this team that will meet Barca legends because of their history. I think this will make it more exciting,” said ZIFA President Philip Chiyangwa.
The organisers of the match, the Ministry of Sport, Arts, and Culture said at a press conference on Thursday that the Barcelona Legends are expected to arrive in the country on November 11 and then play the match the following day.
Meanwhile, Barcelona Legends representative Rayco Garcia hinted some big names in the team like Deco, Eric Abidal, Edgar Davids, Rivaldo, Francesco Coco, Edmilson, Gaizka Mendieta, Gianluca Zamborotta, goalkeeper Jesus Angoy and Patrick Kluivert who will captain the Catalan legends.