Flames beat Nomads in training match: FA Malawi says no international friendly game ahead of Guinea tie

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has confirmed that the Malawi national soccer team will face Guinea in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying match without playing any international friendly match.

Malawi coaches  Mtawali and Ramadan: No international friendly match
Malawi coaches Mtawali and Ramadan: No international friendly match

The Flames will face Guinea away on 25th March, 2016 before meeting again in a return match at home four days later.

According to Fam General Secretary Suzgo Nyirenda, their plans have been affected by the change of dates for the qualifying games by the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

Nyirenda said they earmarked Sierra  eon and Mali but with the shifting of dates, they failed to settle and accommodate themselves for a friendly since the suggested dates were so close to the dates of qualifying games.

He also revealed that during his trip to Zuric, Switzerland recently, tried to approach one of Africa’s power house Ghana but his efforts failed again.

Commenting on news that neighbouring Mozambique wanted to play Flames, he said the Mamba’s opted that they feature locally based players a development which he said was not in line with Flames coach Ernest Mtawali plans who will use a majority of professional players against Guinea.

The Fam General Secretary claimed they did everything to secure a friendly match but failed to do so like other countries like Kenya, Egypt, Zambia and many others who have failed due to the change of dates for the Afcon qualifying games.

Meanwhile, Nyirenda said preparations are going on well and the players are improving each passing day.

The Flames defeated Mighty Be Foward Wanderers football club  3-1 on Wednesday in a match played at Chiwembe ground.

The national team scored through Jabulani Linje (13 minutes), Bongani Kaipa (OG 18 minutes) and Chiukepo Msowoya (37 minutes.”

Wanderers consolation goal came from Luka Milanzi through a penalty.

The Nomads also featured Japanese player on trial with the club, Genki Nakamura.

Wanderers coach Jack Chamangwana said the Japenese “impressed” in his performance.

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shabeel bullah
5 years ago

time ya noma ili boo kma akoze kumbuyo ndi pagolo bcoz magoloboyi athu nd afupiafupi.

shabeel bullah
5 years ago

time ya noma ili boo koma chongofunika akoze mavuto apagolo nd kumbuyo.noma iyesetse kupeza goloboyi watar bcoz onse nd afupiafui.

WANYERERE
WANYERERE
5 years ago

Kodi Nanga Bwanji Sanamenye Ndi Inu A Bullets Mukuzichemerera Apa ? Mtawali ndi munthu ozindikira sangaitane makape inu . Mungolimbanira maudindo sponsorship ndi iyo hanging in balance musova .

moses mphanje
moses mphanje
5 years ago

nde chani chimenecho bolaso munakasewera ndi dynamos osat izi ku malawi kulibe mpira nde ndi kumaseraso ndi local club tikangoluza ma games amenewa muona zomwe anaona azanu .nde muyetse kumeneko for better rsults

shabeel bullah
5 years ago

timu ya flamez ipeze ina game kupatula ma mtimu adziko muno kuti ziticitire bwino.

what??
what??
5 years ago

Hahahaha..what a load of rubbish. How can you turn down a game against Mozambique and settle for a game with Wanderers?? U turned down coz they wanted to feature their local players only Mozambique.are you suggesting that Wanderers are a credible opponent than Mozambique with their local players?

Amajita
Amajita
5 years ago

Makape a Chingambwe kodi mumangodziwa kutokota musanayambe mwazitsata kaye kuti ma game anu akuyenda bwanji? zoti inu inakuchinyani Wizard Fc Friday isanamenye ndi Nyerere mumadziwa? zoti munaluza (3 – 2) then ife kupanga nayo draw (1 – 1) tsiku lomwero masana ake, kenako ndikumenya nayonso Sunday ndikutichinya. ndimadziwa kuti anthu ambiri a Bullets mumayesetsa mutafufuta zabwino za Nyerere koma sizizatheka even zogulitsa Fodya ma Bottlestore mukupanga inuzo tikanakhala ife bwenzi tikusowa mtendere kunyozedwa koma poti ndi inu ndemuzilimbitsa mtima ndiza ziiiiiiii iiiiiii ngati zimenezo.

Ronto
5 years ago

And the scorers were Jabulani Linje and Bongani kaipa (chiukepo) it was almost Nomads vs Nomads.

starling kondowe from Chikwina CDSS,in Nkhatabay
starling kondowe from Chikwina CDSS,in Nkhatabay
5 years ago

Its not a good preparation.FAM and flames coaching panel could have planned for any occurences.playing with a local side does not give a good and thorough preparation.however,i just wish the flames all the best.

David
David
5 years ago

I think flames should for once train along the shores, with the weather it myt help. All in all keep the flames blazing

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