The Malawi Under-17 football team blew their chance to qualify for the finals of the Cosafa tournament when they lost 5-6 on post match penalties to Namibia in the semifinals on Friday after the match ended 1-1.
Malawi first scored through Peter Banda 51st minute strike but Elderly Morgan equalised late for Namibia – two minutes to play to send the match the spot-kicks.
Namibia faced Malawi in the semifinals after Zambia’s disqualification from the youth tournament.
Malawi u-17 will face Kenya in the third-place match. This will be the second time the two sides will meet in the championship. Malawi thrashed the East African guest team 5-0 to qualify for the semis.
Namibia will face South Africa in the championship final on Snday
South Africa strolled into Sunday’s final against Namibia with a 4-0 win over Kenya.
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