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Zimbabwe Enters into Sports Partnership with Brazil
    2008-11-29 00:07:13     Xinhua

A Zimbabwean sports agency World Wide Scholarships has entered into a partnership with Ole Football Academy, one of the biggest schools of football excellency in Brazil, The Herald reported on Friday.

A delegation from Ole, headed by the club founder and president Eduardo Zanello, met and signed a memorandum of understanding with WWS chief executive and founder Munyaradzi Maraire.

The Ole delegation included Perry Rodriguez, who is based in South Africa, and Mauricio Penha who is the commercial director of the academy.

Rodriguez said Ole Football Academy has a unique approach to the game and wants help countries like Zimbabwe so that they can develop their game the way Brazil has done.

He added that the players were scheduled to be in Brazil for three years.

Zimbabwe's Dynamos chairman Patson Moyo, who met the Ole delegation, said his club welcomed the idea of sending players and teams for further development.

"Our Warriors could go for a training stint or, as Dynamos, we can send the whole team in preparations for the African Champions League," said Moyo.



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