South African based youthful sensational striker Robin Ngalande has been selected in Malawi national football team 20- member squad to play Chad in the second leg of the Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers to be played on 31st May 2014 at Mohammed Ouya Stadium.
The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) released the squad on Monday with the inclusion Ngalande. Big Bullets goalkeeper Vincent Gona has also made into the squad joining Mighty Wanderers Richard Chipuwa and Charles Swini in goals.
The Squad will not have Black Leopards skipper Harry Nyirenda,who is tied up with play offs games at his club.
Polokwane City vastly experienced striker Esau Kanyenda will not travel with the following his injury duringhis club’s play offs last week.
The team is expected to play a training match against Tanzania on Tuesday at the National Stadium in Dar-es-Salaam and the match will kick off at 19:00 hours (18:00 hours Malawi time).
The team will leave Tanzania on Wednesday morning and will sleep over in Addis Ababa before connecting to Ndjamena on Thursday morning and the delegation will arrive in Chad at 11:40 hours.
The following is the squad
Goalkeepers: Charles Swini, Richard Chipuwa and Vincent Gona
Defenders: Bashir Maunde, Foster Namwera, Francis Mulimbika, John Lanjesi, Limbikani Mzava, Moses Chavula
Midfielders: Chimango Kayira, Frank Banda, John Banda, Josephy Kamwendo, Ndaziona Chatsalira, Phillip Masiye, Young Chimodzi Jnr.
Strikers: Atusaye Nyondo, Frank Gabadihno Mhango, Robin Ngalande and Rodrick Gonani.
Head Coach: Young Chimodzi
Assistant Coach: Jack Chamangwana
Team Liaison Officer: James Sangala
Team Manager: Franco Ndawa
Goalkeepers Trainer: Phillip Nyasulu
Team Doctor: Doctor Gift Banda
Head of Delegation: Alexander Waya (FAM Executive Committee Member)