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Robinho nets double as Brazil trounce Tanzania

Manchester City's Robinho netted a double for Brazil as they took the sword to Tanzania in a World Cup warm-up match in Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania: 1 (Jabir Aziz 86') Brazil: 5 (Robinho 10', 33', Ramires 53', 90', Kaka 76')

Venue: Main National Stadium - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Crowd: 35,000

The Brazilians enjoyed a solid lead-up match to their opening group stage clash with North Korea on June 15 scoring twice through Robinho, currently on loan with Santos, in the first half.

Benfica midfielder Ramires made it 3-0 eight minutes after the break with a solo effort from the left flank before Real Madrid star Kaka added a fourth with his chest after 75 minutes.

Tanzania managed to grab a consolation goal in the 86th minute through a Jabir Aziz header before Ramires grabbed his second to finish the rout.

Starting Line-Ups

TAN Muharami Mohamed (gk), Kelvin Yondoni, Nadir Haroub, Stephano Mwasika, Shadrack Nsajigwa (Kanoni 74'), Nizar Khalfan, Abdulhalim Hamoud (Aziz 78'), Erasto Nyoni (Bakari 37'), Kigi Makasy (Naftali 46'), Mrisho Ngassa (Tegete 88'), Mussa Hassan Mgosi (Boko 59')

Subs - Nurdin Bakari (37'), David Naftali (46'), John Boko (59'), Salum Kanoni (74'), Jabir Aziz (78'), Jerson Tegete (88')

BRAHeurelho Gomes (gk), Juan, Lucio (Luisao 46'), Michel Bastos (Gilberto 46'), Douglas Maicon, Felipe Melo (Ramires 46'), Gilberto Silva (Josue 46'), Luis Fabiano (Nilmar 76'), Kaka, Robinho, Blumer Elano (Daniel Alves 60')

Subs - Luisao (46'), Josue (46'), Gilberto (46'), Ramires (49'), Daniel Alves (60'), Nilmar (76')

For more World Cup news, click on the following link - http://www.worldcup.tribalfootball.com/page/Home/0,,12952,00.html

Andrew Slevison
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