Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has rewarded Malawi Under-20 national football team by doubling their allowances for beating Botswana in the Caf Youth Championship to progress to the final qualifying round.
Malawi Under-20 did the nation proud when they turned the tables on Friday to beat Botswana 2-1 away and book themselves a place in the final qualifying round which they will meet DRC. The Junior Flames went through with a 3-2 aggregate having been held at home two weeks ago.
FAM President Walter Nyamilandu said on Tuesday at Chiwembe Technical Development Centre during a news briefing that the Under-20 players would receive K30,000 for the victory from their entitled K15,000.
The Under-20 players would in total receive threefold of their entitlement after the government decided through Malawi National Council of Sports also coming in with another K15,000 token of appreciation for the job well done.
Meanwhile, the Under-20 national football team has been called into camp starting Wednesday at Kamuzu Stadium.
The team will face DRC for the last hurdle between their qualification for the finals scheduled for next year in.
Coach Ernest Mtawali said the onus rests on the players to book a place in the finals of Africa’s Youth tournament.
“It’s a tall order that we should win this game,” said the former celebrated soccer star.
The list of the players called into camp are as follows;
Brighton Munthali, Dalitso Makunganya, Enock Matangalira.
Trevor Kalema, Miracle Gabeya,Boston Kabango, Swedi Limbani, Mark Fodya, Stanley Sanudi, Lovemore Jere Levison Maganizo.
Mathias Nyirenda, Ben Manyozo, Ernest Tambe, Isaac Kaliati, Abraham Kamwendo, Isaac Mwale, Thokozani Harrison, Peter Chembezi, Dalitso Sailesi.
Khumbo Ng’ambi, Precious Msosa, Chawananga Kaonga, Vincent Chavi and Wongani Kuchisanja.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :