Malawi national football team coach Young Chimodzi is rarely lacking in confidence and he is firm in his belief that the Flames will deliver in Ethiopia to secure a slot at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
If Flames are to qualify for the finals, now to take place in Equatorial Guinea after the pull out of morocco from hosting the continent’s biggest soccer fiesta due to growing Ebola fears, they should beat Ethiopia in the Wednesday match.
Speaking on departure, Sunday afternoon, Chimodzi said he strongly believe his charges will win in Addis Ababa and progress in the tournament
“I believe we will win and my players believe victory in for us.That’s the most important thing,” said Chimodzi.
Chimodzi said he would make one change to his line up that defeated Mali at the Kamuzu stadium. Maintaining the 4-1-3-2 formation, he will start with Gastin Simukonda for Gabadini Mhango.
MacDonald Harawa will still man the posts. The rear guard will be marshaled by John Lanjesi, Francis Mlimbika, Limbikani Mzava and Harry Nyirenda.
The industrious Chimango Kaira will keep the engine room as a holding midfielder, playing just in front of the Defence. And the experienced trio of Robert Ng’ambi, Fischer Kondowe and captain Joseph Kamwendo will keep the supply lines running to feed the striking duo of in-form assassin Esau Kanyenda and the promising deadly finisher Simukonda.
Meanwhile this is the whole squad that has travelled to Ethiopia: Harawa, Chipuwa, Lanjesi, Mlimbika, Mzava, Nyirenda, Maunde, Kaira, Masiye, Chimodzi Jr, Kondowe, Kamwendo, Ng’ambi, Ngalande, Kanyenda, Simukonda, Mhango and Banda Frank.