BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi’s Flames Coach Meke Mwase on Friday, May 28, 2021 named a 24-man squad to play Tanzania in a friendly international match on June 13, 2021 in readiness for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final and the forthcoming 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The match against the Taifa Stars will be the first for the Flames after qualifying for the Afcon finals in March.

Mwase has recalled back Yamikani Chester who was not part of the team that defeated South Sudan and Uganda in the Afcon qualifiers.

The Flames coach has however included Cyprus based midfielder Tawonga Chimodzi but he has overlooked the current TNM Super League leading scorer Maxwell Gasten Phodo.

He has also maintained his three goalkeepers who haven’t been active in their respective clubs.

Meanwhile, Peter Banda has excused himself from the friendly match as he will be entering into negotiations with Moldovan side FC Sheriff for a new contract after his loan spell at the club is coming to an end next month.

Below is the full squad list:

Goalkeepers

1.Enerst Kankhobwe
2.William Thole
3.Brighton Munthali

Defenders

4.Limbikani Mzava
5.Charles Petro
6.Stanley Sanudi
7.Petro Cholopi
8.Precious Sambani
9.Nickson Nyasulu
10.Paul Ndlovu
11.Denis Chembezi

Midfielders

12.Chimwemwe Idana
13.Chikoti Chirwa
14.Chimango Kayira
15.Rafick Namwera
16.Tawonga Chimodzi
17. Yamikani Chester
18.Francisco Madinga
19.John Banda
20.Gerard Phiri Junior

Strikers

21.Vincent Nyangulu
22.Gabadihno Mhango
23.Richard Mbulu
24.Khuda Muyaba

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