Malawi kickoff Cecafa with 2-1 win over Sudan

Malawi national team, the Flames, on Monday started their Cecafa campaign on a high note after they edged out Sudan 2-1 in second match of Group ‘C’ played at Abu Akir stadium.

Chiukepo Msowoya scored the first goal

Chiukepo Msowoya scored the first goal

Malawi started their campaign for Cecafa title with a 2-1 win over Sudan

Malawi started their campaign for Cecafa title with a 2-1 win over Sudan

Chiukepo Msowoya put the Flames ahead in the 15th minute before Sudan levelled matters through Atahir El-Tahir.

Dalisto Sailesi scored in 32nd minute to ensure Malawi – the guests in the tournament – triumphed.

In a match which was monitored on internet streaming, Sudan  fought bravely for an equaliser, but several times squandered the chances by shooting off target and those would-be goals were well taken care my Malawi goalkeeper Simplex Nthara who  starred the encounter with several brilliant saves.

The Flames were a better side as they   raided Sudan  goal several times through Chiukepo Msowoya and Schumaker Kuwali, but could not get their finishing act right.

The Ernest Mtawali side had also a good defence marshalled by Stanely Sanudi, Miracle Gabeya, Yamikani Fodya and John Lanjesi.

Malawi group also comprises South Sudan  and Djibout.

Earlier on, South Sudan got off to a flying start after they beat Djibouti 2-0. Bruno Martinez put the victors ahead in the 28th minute before Dominic Abuyo scored the winner in 73rd minute.

Kenya edged out Uganda Cranes 2-0 in the opening match of the regional tournament.

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walesbanda
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Well done makosana

pwex
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Good show

Bishop Chirwa
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Congratulations our beloved Flames. We’re solidly behind you all the way.

Qipo Phiri
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Best of luck flames!!!!!

Mike Bulian
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lets juat maintain the same gear!

buddy
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Paja dstv yanyanyala eti?

Ashraph kammwamba
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All de best malawi

Bristol
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Congrats Flames!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Next game try to be careful after scoring a goal otherwise if you win the next game, Flames will qualify for next round.

Blessings Kaweru
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Good start

Missionary
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Good Luck!!!

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