After losing 0-2 to Algeria in Group B of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifier, the Malawi national team on Sunday left the country to Algiers for the reverse fixture.
The return leg is slated for Wednesday.
“We will have chances to qualify but it will now be difficult because we will be playing under pressure,” head coach for Malawi Young Chimodzi said.
The Flames, who have three points in four games, also has to travel to Ethiopia then welcome Mali in Blantyre
The team that lost to Algeria on Saturday felt the absence of defenders James Sangala and Lucky Malata and suspended John Lanjesi. The three players will also be unavailable for the away return match.
The Flames, ranked 98, are seeking to emulate the feat of 2010 when they qualified for the Afcon finals as third best losers and went on to thrash Algeria 3-0 in Angola finals. Algeria are rated 20.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :