3 Jun 2010

Brazil weather Zimbabwe storm

6:35 am on 3 June 2010

Brazil weathered a Zimbabwe storm before scoring twice late in the opening half to set up a 3-0 victory in a World Cup warm-up game at Harare.

It was easy in the end for the team ranked first in the world against one that does not even feature among the top 100, but the South Americans stamped their authority only after surviving several goalmouth scares.

There will be one more African safari for the Brazilians, against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Monday, before they face likely Group G whipping boys North Korea on June 15 in Johannesburg.