Malawi booted out of CECAFA Cup: Loses 1-0 to Kenya

Malawi national football team, the Flames, who were Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup guest team lost 0-1 to Kenya to be booted out of the completion on Tuesday as the Harambe Stars saild through to the semi-final of in Uganda.

Malawi’s preparations for the game were hit by a player strike on Monday.

The squad refused to train in a protest over unpaid allowances for the trip.

Veteran striker Mike Baraza scored the only goal of the game 12 minutes after half-time.

Harambe Stars douse Malawi Flames

The Harambee Stars will play Zanzibar in Thursday’s semi-finals of the east and central African regional event.

Hosts and defending champions Uganda take on Ethiopia in the last of the quarter-finals, the winners will face Tanzania in the last four.

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