The Mighty Warriors have been drawn against women’s football powerhouse Germany, Canada and Australia in the group stage of the Rio Olympics tournament. While Banyana Banyana have been drawn against Brazil, China, and Sweden.
The top two teams in each group qualify for the knockout stage, with the top two ranked third-placed teams also progressing.
Zimbabwe will be making their maiden appearance for the Olympics and fans have called for adequate preparations as the team comes face to face with the worlds best teams.
In the men’s draw, hosts Brazil were drawn to face China, Sweden and South Africa while Oceania minnows Fiji will face South Korea, Mexico and Germany.
Group E: Brazil, China, Sweden, South Africa
Group F: Australia, Canada, Germany, Zimbabwe
Group G: USA, New Zealand, France, Colombia
Group A: Brazil, South Africa, Iraq, Denmark
Group B: Sweden, Colombia, Nigeria, Japan
Group C: Fiji, South Korea, Mexico, Germany
Group D; Honduras, Algeria, Portugal, Argentina
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