Flames leave Monday for Morocco tournament

Malawi national football team leave on Monday to participate at a six-nations tournament in Morocco.

The Flames at home – Photo by Jeromy Kadewere

Malawi will face Mauritania and Togo and could play more games should they do well in the two games.

Other teams invited by hosts Morocco, are Niger and Kenya.

Meanwhile Malawi national football team coach Ronny Van Geneugden has named the squad for the tournament with the inclusion of professional players.

But there is no place for the current TNM Super League leaders Silver Strikers while their rivals Civil Sporting Club have contributed new faces in defender Gomezgani Chirwa , wingers Righteous Banda and Fletcher Bandawe.

Wanderers midfielder Yamikani Chester is also missing through a toe injury.

The coach has named nine foreign based players goalkeeper Charles Swini, defender Limbikani Mzava, midfielders Robert Ng’ambi, Gerald Phiri Jr, Dalitso Sailesi, John Banda, Frank Banda, strikers; Richard Mbulu and Gabadinho Mhango.

John Banda is captain of Mozambique club Ferroviario Nampura confirmed that he would be available for the games.

“I am ready and will travel with the team to Morocco on Monday. I am grateful that I have made the cut and will do my best to help the team do well,” he said.

The following is the full squad: Goalkeepers; Swini, Ernest Kakhobwe, defenders; Peter Cholopi, Denis Chembezi, Mzava, Stanley Sanudi, Gomezgani Chirwa, Yamikani Fodya. Midfielders; Righteous Banda, Simion Singa, Ng’ambi, Sailesi, Frank Banda, John Banda, Phiri Jr, Chikoti Chirwa, strikers; Mbulu, Bandawe, Jabulani Linje, Gabadinho Mhango.

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Montfort Chisale
Montfort Chisale
6 years ago

Woyee…………. Flames. I hope you will make it. Don’t fear the big guns

Montfort Chisale
Montfort Chisale
6 years ago

Flames, wishing you all the best. I hope you will make it.

Glory Karim
6 years ago

Al the best flames hope u will bring good results this time, GOD BE WITH YOU

6 years ago

Al the best my team, FLAMES. Am with you always

6 years ago

Poor Flames we pray to God that he removes the Ghost of losing & bless you with the spirit of winning in Jesus Name!!!! Go in peace and we wish you well……… bring good results..

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