Malawi one step up on Fifa ranking: Drawn against Morocco, Cameroon in 2019 Afcon qualifiers.

Malawi senior national soccer team has moved a step up from 103 to 102 on the latest Coca Cola Fifa ranking released on Thursday.

Malawi team the Flames

The team has been in-active since 4th September last year when they last played a competative match against Swaziland in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) last qualifying campaign match which they won

They are on position 29th in Africa and five in the Cosafa Region.

The team will play China Select on 28th January 2017 to mark the official opening of the Chinese built state of the art stadium in

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that the Flames will compete against Morocco and 2019 Afcon final hosts Cameroon in the qualifying campaign.

This follows a draw held on Thursday in Libreville, Gabon.

The three teams are in grop B and will be joined by one more team between Mauritius and Comoros Island.

Reacting to the draw, Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Technical Director John Kaputa described the draw as fair.

Kaputa said Cameroon is not a threat as the Flames already once played them.

But he however admitted that at the meantime, the standards of play
for Cameroon are high comparing to Malawi.

Kaputa assured Malawians that as an association, they will come up with a good plan and strategy that will help to build good team that will stop the indomitable lions.

The FAM T.D said he is confident that Malawi will qaulify for the 2019 Afcon finals and that it will be a great history beating cameroon.

Flames last qualified for Afcon finals in 2010 under the mentorship of Kinnah Phiri and the tournament was hosted by Angola.

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7 years ago

Flames singasinthe with nyamilandu he has failed why he is insisting being president any corrupt leader cannot achieve

7 years ago

Dont expect to beat cameroon u have wasted ur time,the problem is” mumachita zinthu zoyesera” everytime u say”we are building our team”,when to say our team is strong enough?!! even our coaches are not permanent,u select what u dream shame!!!

Andrew Chirwa
Andrew Chirwa
7 years ago

Fam Pezan Coach Pano,,,atleast Akhale Ndika Thawi Kabwino Osat Timakazamenya Ma Qualifies Azizat “am Still Building Ateam”

7 years ago

Kkkkk osamaphwekesa malawi izachita bwino ngati kuli zaka 50 kusogoloku kamazi azasiye kaye udindo

7 years ago

Please FAM consider under 17 national team by giving them a lot of friendly games, these small boys need to be together now and then to have a good combination. That’s the only way we can build a good national team that Malawi can be once again happy for it.
Even if they can play with one of the super leg teams once after two months under one good coach, that will be still fine for them.

cool boy
cool boy
7 years ago

Big joke to beat Cameroon Mr Kaputa. ndimantha amenewo, mwayambilatu kudelera lero? kkkkkkk

7 years ago
Reply to  cool boy

Malawi don’t know soccer Mr kaputa don’t cheat people

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