Meke kicks out Silver goalie in Malawi squad over Facebook rant

Malawi national team coach Meke Mwase has expelled Silver Strikers goalkeeper, Brighton Munthali in his squad to  regroup on Sunday ahead of the 2020 CHAN qualifier return match against Eswatini at the Kamuzu Stadium on 11th May 2019.

Bright Munthali 

Munthali, who posted on Facebook in anger with the coach’s decision to leave him on the bench in the first leg,  has been replaced by Nyasa Big Bullets  goalkeeper Rabson Chiyenda.

Another player who has been included in the squad is Civil Sporting striker Raphael Phiri.

The squad has been dominated by Nyasa Big Bullets which has contributed 11 players followed by Be Forward Wanderers with eight players.

Silver Strikers has contributed three players with Red Lions, Civil Sporting Club and TN Stars contributing a player each.

The Flames drew 0-0 with Eswatin in Mbabane.

The following is the sqaud that will go in camp at the Mpira Village in Blantyre.


  1. Ernest Kakhobwe – Nyasa Big Bullets
  2. Richard Chipuwa – Be Forward Wanderers
  3. Rabson Chiyenda – Nyasa Big Bullets
  4. Charles Thom – Silver Strikers


  1. Stanley Sanudi – Be Forward Wanderers
  2. John Lanjesi – Nyasa Big Bullets
  3. Peter Cholopi – Be Forward Wanderers
  4. Gomezgani Chirwa – Nyasa Big Bullets
  5. Denis Chembezi – Be Forward Wanderers
  6. Trevor Kalema – Silver Strikers
  7. Yamikani Fodya – Nyasa Big Bullets
  8. Charles Petro – Nyasa Big Bullets


  1. Chikoti Chirwa – Red Lions
  2. Alfred Manyozo – Be Forward Wanderers
  3. Singa Simeon – Be Forward Wanderers
  4. Miciam Mhone – Blue Eagles
  5. Felix Zulu – Be Forward Wanderers
  6. Mike Mkwate – Nyasa Big Bullets
  7. Chimwemwe Idana – Nyasa Big Bullets
  8. Raphael Phiri – Civil Sporting Club


  1. Stain Davie – TN Stars
  2. Khuda Muyaba – Silver Strikers
  3. Schumacher Kuwali – Blue Eagles
  4. Chiukepo Msowoya – Nyasa Big Bullets
  5. Patrick Phiri – Nyasa Big Bullets
  6. Gastin Simukonda – Moyale Barracks
  7. Zicco Nkanda – Be Forward Wanderers
  8. Hassan Kajoke – Nyasa Big Bullets



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3 years ago

Fellow Malawians meke Mwase is a poor coach and this team is going nowhere.

3 years ago
Reply to  Luka

iweyo nde ndi very poor coach than meke

3 years ago

Good decision. Meke has been one of the most outstanding n disciplined player in his career n wants to groom the young generation in this path

3 years ago

Bad decision. If a guy was expressing his views publicly, don’t take it personal. Just talk to him about why you made those decisions. What’s happened is bad leadership.

3 years ago
Reply to  Piper

the moment he took the matter to Facebook, It became personal

3 years ago

Good decision….and tell them that they should refrain from bribes as mwakasungura and colleagues were doing

Mmora Muroma
Mmora Muroma
3 years ago

The beginning of the end for Meke.

Mmora Muroma
Mmora Muroma
3 years ago

Who is Meke? I only know Hellings Mwakasungula boys.

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