Malawi U-17 thrash Zimbabwe 5-0: Cosafa Cup

A brace from Chinsinsi Maonga and a goal each from Chikondi Mbeta, Franklin Titani and Patrick Mwaungulu saw Malawi Under 17 soccer team to a 5-0 demolition of Zimbabwe at the ongoing Cosafa Cup Youth Championship hosted by Mauritius.

Cloud 9: Malawi Under 17 celebrates

This was the Junior Flames second successive win at the tournament after comfortably beating the Zebras of Botswana 2-0 in the opening match last Saturday.

In Monday’s encounter, Titani registered his name on the score sheet when he gave the Juniour Flames the lead in as early as  16 mintes before Maonga increased the lead in the 42nd minute.

First half ended 2-0 in favour of the Junior Flames.

Come second half, the lads continued from where they had left in the first half and they got the third goal through Mbeta two minutes after recess.

Maonga bounced back in the 67th minute to complete his brace making it 4-0.

As everyone thought the match will end 4-0, it was Mwaungulu who hit the last nail on Zimbabwe’s coffin inside the added one minute.

Malawi’s Maonga was voted as Man of the Match.

As we went online, the Junior Flames had maintained their lead at the top of Group A with six points after playing two matches.

They will play their final group match against hosts Mauritius on Wednesday.

Mauritius beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in their opening match and will be in action against Botswana on Monday afternoon.

Two top teams from Group A and B will progress to the semifinal stage.

Malawi who last year finished on third and took home a bronze are tipped to be one of the favourites alongside Zambia to win this year’s tournament.

They last won the cup in 2001 when they hosted the tournament.

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Former Player of Malawi under 17

Atolankhani; A team is winning 2-0, 5-0, and your article does not include either Head Coach/Assitant’s remarks. This is incomplete, mind you this is Football!!!. Koma zinakakhala zigolizo zinalowa golo la Malawi under 17, nde kuthamangila kwa Coach? Go back to class, my friend.

mwana wa mtengwa
3 years ago

Takunyadirani. So fantastic keep it up anyamsta inu

mwana wa mtengwa
3 years ago

Zonyaditsa afana keep it up. Tili pambuyo panu

3 years ago

Where are the coaches Nyasatimes. I know the first thing you could do if the team was losing could be pointing at the coaches

Conwell Hamiss
Conwell Hamiss
3 years ago

Mwatifyula soni,keep it up imwe mwawasepuka.

3 years ago

Ana awa alibwino kopotsa,ndipo coach uyu mzunguyu ati thandiza koma akabwerako munva matimu ,ati akuwafuna awagule BB,NOMA,SILVER awatu ndiana musawachesule ayi chonde

3 years ago


3 years ago

Koma kumeneko! Koma FAM ikatelo ana amenewa akabwela team yatha! kodi mpira mumayendesa inu ndi uti? aaah

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