Malawi lose to Uganda  2-0 in 2021 AFCON qualifier 

The Malawi Flames have surrendered the leadership of  Group B of the  2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after losing 0-2 to Uganda  Cranes in the  qualifier tie played in Kampala on Sunday.

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Tough luck: Flames fall in Kampala

Malawi who beat South Sudan 1-0 in the first group game on Wednesday were  top of Group B, while Uganda and Burkina Faso who drew goalless were second with a point each.

But Sunday’s result means Uganda are now top of the group.

Uganda Cranes are chasing an opportunity to qualify for their third straight AFCON competition after featuring at the 2017 and 2019 editions in Gabon and Egypt respectively.

The 2021 AFCON will be hosted by Cameroon with 24 teams talking part. Algeria are the defending champions.

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John Kachapira
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John Kachapira

Raising the bar! Same old stories. Only one man benefiting from Malawi football. He is the Mr. Know it all. Raising the bar.

Kholowa
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Kholowa

Kkkkkk flames fumbling

victor
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victor

Bad luck Flames just work on the mistakes and prepare well for the next game

Ntambo: Ndilibe nanu mawu
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Nothing new journeymen. Effects of inadequate training Barcelona.

Bibo
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Bibo

I watched the game online and I drew three negatives from it: First, the backline was not well coordinated and lost balls quite often, second, the team lacked a fighting spirit which was evidenced by its lack of speed and players losing balls and looking unfit by easily falling down, and third, the Flames lacked the scoring prowess evidenced by its failure to capitalize on Uganda’s failure to demonstrate total control of the game. Uganda scored because Malawi was sloppy and its players made mistakes and not because Uganda was good-the Cranes were average and not exceptional. Malawi also lacked… Read more »

Beyond100days
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Beyond100days

It would have been better if Malawi team had called Uganda team and tell them “We are not coming you will get full 3 points so that we dont lose money in airfares “. 2:0? They should come back home by road.

Kaitano
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Kaitano

Kikkkkkkkkk!

Citizen
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Citizen

hahahahahahahahahaha LOL