Mtawali ready for Malawi task: Caretaker coach

Caretaker coach Ernest Mtawali says Malawi national team, aka the Flames, can become one of the top five sides in Africa and expressed his delight for his appointment but was quick to call on the support of the fans and other stakeholders.

Mtawali: Ready for Malawi coaching role

Mtawali: Ready for Malawi coaching role

Former Malawi midfield maestro, Mtawali, took over on Sunday following the sacking of Head coach Young Chimodzi and his assistant Jack Chamangwana after the Flames lost as home 1-2 to Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Mtawali welcomed his appointment in the interim basis, saying he would get down to business.

“I’m a very happy to be offered the chance to coach my country,” Mtawali said.

“I’m looking forward to the task ahead. I’m hoping that everyone, fans and supporters will get behind the team which has good players,” said the revered former Flames professional player, who has played in France, Argentina Middle East and South Africa.

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) extraordinary executive meeting recommended that the government should not renew Chimodzi and Chamangwana’s contract and instead hire Mtawali on caretaker basis.

“I would like to thank FAM for offering me the chance to coach the team on interim basis,” Mtawali said.

“It’s important to get down to work ,” added Mtawali.

The caretaker coach’s immediate assignment is against a friendly game against Uganda on 6 July as part of the activities to commemorate the Independence Day.

Malawi face Swaziland in September in the second Africa Cup of Nations group qualifiers. Swaziland beat group favourites Guinea 2-1 away creating a more challenging task.

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Ujeni
Guest

Consider George Nyirenda on the middle position. Gustine is still good he can combine well with Esau with support from fisher, John Banda n mecium on the left we can build a strong team.

PHILLIP WA ZINYONGO
Guest

Let us work harder we can won the game become.Mpira umatha koma kuzifila too much alaaa!!!!!.

phodogoma.
Guest

So this David is ready for Malawi task. He expects to do what real David did to Goliath. Angoti tioneore malemu Mata…. anatero.

papa the kitendist
Guest

Ku malawi kuno mpira uliko koma maplayer kunyenga too much plus bibida. Muchepetse mwamva allaaa!!!

Sulaimana amali
Guest

Flames muyisova

dapalapa
Guest

Kinnah mumadana naye chifukwa ndiwa kumpoto – koma is one of the best coaches ever in Malawian Football History. Mtawalinso ndiwa kumpoto… lets wait and see if where someone is coming from tells how genius he is. bravo! bravo! bravo! Ernest!!!!!

pork eating sheikh aka tumbuka 1
Guest

You asshole calling yourself Zimbabwe warrior, you don’t have your own online sites in your country that you come on our site and talk shit? What is Zimbabwe today if I may ask? I can’t believe there are still people in Zimbabwe who are proud to be Zimbabweans. Go fix your shit in your country with your stupid old man. You’re such a dick and you think life is football and ZANU Pf…pathetic country with pathetic people.

Mbanangwa
Guest

As Malawians, we are too negative about players coaches. Young Chimodzi and Jack Frican Chamangwana could not build a team within such a short period o f time. They are far below Jose Mor’s talents . W should have given the two two more years .

Nzavias
Guest

How come josephy kamwendo, akalowamo timaluza , thats not a good player of national team. mukasiye yamikan fodya , lucky malata, the genius juniour phiri, forsake chamangwana and chimodzi!

malawian weniweni
Guest

who you ever call yourself Zimbabwe warrior supporter.Stop being a fool.Probably you are a fool for being mistreated by frail oldman Mugabe.Zimbabwe has ugly shona women with big ugly booties.You cant compare your ugly women with the beautiful women from Malawi.I hate your ugly accent.You like sadza alot and breaking wind with your ugly booties.Leave the beautiful Malawian women alone.You r a useless chicken.

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