Barcelona legends set to play in Zimbabwe

Barcelona legends set to play in Zimbabwe

13 Aug 2017, 15:00

Barcelona legends are expected to play in Zimbabwe in November 2017 in a high profile match organized by the Sports Ministry.

According to The Herald, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Edmilson, Mendieta, Edgar Davids and Patrick Kluivert are expected to lead the continget into the country. The Barcelona legends side -- featuring some of the greatest football stars to have graced the game, the paper reported, will partake in the historical match.

The tour of the Barca legends was revealed when the skipper of that collection of players, Dutch forward Patrick Kluivert, led a delegation that met Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the capital.

Tying the loose ends

Kluivert and his Dutch counterpart Edgar Davids, who also starred for Barcelona, are in the country in the company of Spaniard Rayco Garcia, the representative of the legends, to tie the loose ends of the proposed blockbuster match.

The trio are the guests of the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Makhosini Hlongwane, who facilitated the visit, which will also see them discussing football development in the country.

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