Malawi to play friendly gainst Botswana ahead of  Afcon qualifiers

Malawi national senior football team, the Flames, will face the Zebras of Botswana in an international friendly match scheduled to take place away in Botswana on 28 May, 2016.

Flames players to start training camp...Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Flames players to start training camp…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

Football Association of Malawi (Fam) General Secretary Suzgo Nyirenda has confirmed.

Nyirenda said the match is part of preparations for the team ahead of its African Cup of Nations (Afcon) tie against Zimbabwe slated the first week of June.

The association is expected to announce a call up of players to report for training camp on Sunday 22 May at the Mpira House in Blantyre.

According to the Fam General Secretary, the camping will involve both local and proessional players and the list of players will be released by 9am on Thursday.

He further revealed that the local soccer governing body needs a funding of about K80 million to enable the Flames prepare as well as travel to Zimbabwe for the Afcon qualifier.

Meanwhile, Fam is in discussions with Malawi Council of Sports and government to raise the needed funding.

Nyirenda has further asked well wishers to support the Flames despite the team having very slim chances of qualifying to the next phase.

The Flames were rescued by South African based but Malawian born prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) through a K44 million donation to enable it play their back to back Afcon qualifying matches against Guinea.

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2 thoughts on “Malawi to play friendly gainst Botswana ahead of  Afcon qualifiers”

  1. Bwande says:

    waste of resources

  2. VINKA says:

    MAJOR 1 DONT FUND THEM WE DONT DESERVE IT WE DONT APPRECIATE YOUR GOOD EFFORT YOU HAVE BEEN DISPLAYING ON US DPP AND MR IBU SHOULD DO IT KKKKK

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