Malawi team off to Ethiopia for Cecafa: Mtawali optimistic of better results

After bringing hope and optimism into the Malawian National team, coach Ernest Mtawali is now confident that the Flames will upset the tables for the 2015 Cecafa Cup in Ethiopia.

Malawi players off for Cecafa

Malawi players off for Cecafa

Some of the players going to Cecafa

Some of the players going to Cecafa

Mtawali made the remarks on Thursday afternoon before the team’s departure for Ethiopia at Chileka International Airport.

Malawi are in group C alongside Sudan, Djibout and South Sudan who they play on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week respectively.

Speaking to Nyasa Times, an excited Mtawali said his team will give everything at their disposal to make sure they beat Sudan in their first assignment on Monday and set their dream alive of qualifying in their group.

“I am proud with the way the team performed during training. Iam also delighted because we have assembled a young squad, which will gain experience during the tournament,” said Mtawali.

“I have great confidence in my team and I trust that they will make the whole nation in Malawi proud by qualifying in our group ,” said the former Flames midfielder maestro.

Mtawali has named a squad that includes two new faces in Civo’s Nelson Kangunje and Levison Maganizo of Surestream.

The following is the full squad:

Goalkeepers
Simplex Nthala
Richard Chipuwa

Defenders
Stanley Sanudi
Pililani Zonda
Sankhani Mkandawire
Miracle Gabeya
Yamikani Fodya
John Lanjesi

Midfielders
Chimango Kayira
Gerald Phiri
Isaac Kaliati
John CJ Banda
Yamikani Chester
Dalitso Sayilesi
Levison Maganizo
Nelson Kangunje

Strikers
Chiukepo Msowoya
Schumacher Kuwali
Chawanangwa Kaonga

OFFICIALS
Ernest Mtawali – Head Coach
Nzansurhimo Rhamadan – Assistant Coach
Swadick Swanudi – Goalkeeper Trainer
Clement Kafwafwa – Team Manager
Levison Mwale – Team Doctor
Alexander Waya – Head of Delegation

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Felix
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Flames wooooyyyyyyyeeeee

Felix
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Flames woooyyyeee congrats by beating Sudan 2-1

Felix
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Flames woooyyyyyyyeeee 2-1

Moya Jombajomba
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Mmmmmmmm Sakaphula kanthu kumeneko

S'KONO M'KAMWA
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SUDAN, SOUTH SUDAN AND DJIBOUTI ARE NO EASY TEAMS TO DEFEAT. LET THE TALKING BE AFTER 90 MINUTES.

Chigawaneni
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Those are words of a good coach. I hope the team will do us a pride. Go boys, go Mtawali!

sandy mzezah
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ma frames tatopa ndi kumangokhumudwisidwa…. ..

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Kkkkk ma players zikukhala bwanji kusambuka ngati simukudya

mukharapwio
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On Pic 2 winayo akuoneka ngati nthumbidwa

Bright Mkosi
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A kaya

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