Report: International football legends expected in Zim this week

The Warriors Legends are reportedly set to play their international counterparts this weekend.

According to, a star-studded side which plays under the World Class Legends banner is expected in the country on Thursday.

The former players in the likes of Real Madrid and Brazil defender Roberto Carlos, ex-Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs and Nigerian legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha will spend four days and play in a high profile exhibition match against the Warriors Legends at the National Sports Stadium on June 8.

The match was announced last month at the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) boss Karikoga Kaseke and the World Class Legends represented by its chief operating officer Rayco Garcia.

Other players expected to take part are France and Arsenal legend Robert Pires, former Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol and ex-Brazil hitman Julio Baptista.

The organisers are also planning to reach out to ex-Liverpool and Warriors legendary goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar to be part of the show.

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