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Mtawali shelves rebuilding drive

  Flames coach Ernest Mtawali will recall some experienced foreign-based players for the coming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying Group L double-header against Guinea in March next year. This may mean that Mtawali has technically suspended his national team rebuilding exercise. After taking over from Young Chimodzi mid this year, Mtawali’s squads have…

FLAMES, CRANES CLASH TODAY

There can be no better stage to audition for Flames’ coaching job than in front of President Peter Mutharika and ultimate employer, Sports and Youth Development Minister Grace Chiumia. Such is an opportunity which interim coach Ernest Mtawali and his backroom staff have when the Flames host the Cranes of Uganda today in an Independence…

Three U-20 stars in Flames squad

Under-20 national soccer team coach Ernest Mtawali has said the move to draft three of his key players into the senior national team is a welcome development as they stand to gain valuable experience. Mtawali was reacting to the inclusion of defender Miracle Gabeya (Big Bullets), midfielder Ernest Tambe (FC Surestream) and striker Chawanangwa Kawonga…

Surestream snub foreign, local teams’ interest

Steamrolling Surestream Academy has politely snubbed advances by some foreign and local teams on some of its key Under-20 international players. Surestream technical director Peter Mponda said Bloenfontein Celtic had expressed interest in striker Isaac Mwale and midfielder Ernest Tambe with the hope of signing them for their junior side whereas Big Bullets wanted to…

Jnr Flames set to roast Zebras, Kaonga carries Malawi’s hopes

Malawi Under-20 national soccer team coach Ernest Mtawali and his trump card Chawanangwa Kaonga have said they are confident of roasting Botswana’s Young Zebras this afternoon if they can stick to their game plan. The match is slated to start at 4pm local time at Molepolele Stadium in the outskirts of Botswana’s capital, Gaborone. Speaking…