Malawi will face Guinea, Zimbabwe and Swaziland in Afcon 2017 qualifying

Malawi national soccer team has been drawn in Group L against Guinea, Zimbabwe and Swaziland in the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

Flames get decent Afcon 2017 draw

Flames get decent Afcon 2017 draw

The draw took place at Confederation of African Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo Egypt on Wednesday 8th April, 2015.

Afcon Executive committees also chose Gabon-the 2012 co-host as the host Nation for 2017 Afcon finals.

The 30th edition of the Afcon finals was played between 17th January and 8th February, 2015 in Equatorial Guinea.

Defending champions Cote d’Ivoire are in Group I alongside Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gabon. Malawi neighbours Zambia are in Group E and will face the improved side Congo, Kenya and Guinea Bissau.

The rainbow nation of South Africa is in Group M and is to challenge the fading former champions Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania.

Winners of each group and two best second placed teams join hosts Gabon for Finals.

The tournament was initially scheduled to be hosted by Morocco who later demanded postponement of the event because of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa; subsequently Morocco was ruled out as a host country and replaced by Equatorial Guinea.

Ivory Coast won the tournament for their second Africa Cup of Nations title, defeating Ghana 9–8 in a penalty shoot-out after a goalless 90 minutes and 30 minutes of extra time.

The DR Congo came third and the hosts Equatorial Guinea fourth, while defending champions Nigeria did not qualify.

Afcon 2017 FULL DRAW

Group A: Tunisia, Togo, Liberia, Djibouti

Group B: Madagascar, DRC, Angola, CAR

Group C: Mali, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, South Sudan

Group D: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Botswana, Comoros

Group E: Zambia, Congo, Kenya, Guinea Bissau

Group F: Cape Verde, Morocco, Libya, Sao Tome

Group G: Nigeria, Egypt, Tanzania, Chad

Group H: Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, Mauritius

Group I: Ivory Coast, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gabon

Group J: Algeria, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Seychelles

Group K: Senegal, Niger, Nambia, Burundi

Group L: Guinea, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Swaziland

Group M: Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia, Mauritania

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Comment:Mumanamizila tima Lame excusses,nyo nyo nyooo!

sadick manganizo

Kungolepela apa ndiye kuti kumalawi kuno kulibe mpila


MPAKA group L. The least eee. Kukangoyesera mwayi pajatu flames ndi timu imene matimu a kunja amayesera zigoli. MTIBU WA ZIGOLI UWOOoooooooo,!

che chipojola olowesa jando kwangonji .
che chipojola olowesa jando kwangonji .

Zaziii nthawizonse munvekere FAIR,what do you talking about forseki and stupidity coaches and players, manyi ambuzi.


The frames iyeneleka kubanidwa kwa 4yrs coz boma likulimbikila kuthilira ntengo wosabala dzipatso.kumanso vuto lalikulu lagona kwa akuluakulu oyanganila za masewela ampila mudziko lino ndalama akudya zambiri kwambiri koma akutanipo pakusachita bwino kwa team yathu.ndizachisoni tikanena kuti tili ndi stadium tikunena chichiri magetsi anabedwa kalekale.ooooh my God what a poor my country malawi iz

Always it is the same story, fair draw as echoed by both coaches and players but in the end no qualification.Unless robust,prolific,and physically capable players are roped into the team combined with good preparations and playing system,I don’t see Malawi qualifying with the same players at present.There is no competition in midfield which is the weakest link and the striking force needs a very potent partnership.The team, according to the last qualifying record, was very vulnerable when playing away and not convincing when playing at home and yet I see the same players dominating team selection.Why not cast the net… Read more »

prepare well.


We say this every year, but we still fail. Use young players and just 5 old good professionals.

Davie Ophalamutheko

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Davie Ophalamutheko

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