Malawi national football team Coach Ronny Van Geneugden has named a squad of 22 players for the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup competition which takes place in South Africa from Saturday.
Van Geneugden announced the squad to members of the press on Wednesday at Mpira Village in Chiwembe, Blantyre.
The Flames mentor has mainly stuck with a bulk of players that were in camp before the Comoros Islands game but has omitted foreign based players, who have returned back to their clubs.
Young full backs Dennis Chembezi Boyd and Ian Chinyama have bounced back to the squad at the expense of Nyasa Big Bullets left back Yamikani Fodya who has been dropped.
Silver Strikers goalkeeper Bright Munthali and Be Forward Wanderers pillar Lucky Malata also return to the team after missing the Comoros game.
Young midfielder Simeon Singa of Wizards FC has also reclaimed his spot in the team with another Bullets right back Pilirani Zonda falling off the list.
Be Forward Wanderers has contributed many players five in total followed by four from Silver Strikers, while Bullets and Wizards have contributed three players.
Red Lions, who are topping the log table in the Super League have contributed two players, while Blue Eagles and Moyale Barracks have a player each.
Azam Tigers have also contributed one player in Peter Cholopi.
In the tournament, the Flames are in group A alongside Tanzania, Angola and Mauritius. Their opening match is on25 June against Tanzania.
Malawi National Team – The Flames, Squad travelling to South Africa ahead of COSAFA Games
Brighton Munthali – Silver Strikers
Ernest Kankhobwe – Nyasa Big Bullets
Chisomo Mpachika – Silver Strikers
Stanly Sanudi – Be Forward Wanderers
John Lanjesi – Nyasa Big Bullets
Peter Cholopi – Azam Tigers
Lucky Malata – Be Forward Wanderers
Denis Chembezi – Premier Bet Wizards
Ian Chinyama – Premier Bet Wizards
Francis Mlimbika – Be Forward Wanderers
Chikoti Chirwa – Red Lions
Simeon Singa – Premier Bet Wizards
Levison Maganizo – Silver Strikers
Miciam Mhone – Blue Eagles
Yamikani Chester – Be Forward Wanderers
Dalitso Sailesi – Nyasa Big Bullets
Jabulani Linje – Be Forward Wanderers
Binwel Katinji – Silver Strikers
Khuda Muyaba – Moyale Barracks
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