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:
17. Yamikani Chester
20.Gerard Phiri Junior