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Malawi Qualifies For AFCON Knockout Stage For The First Time

Malawi Qualifies For AFCON Knockout Stage For The First Time

Malawi has qualified for the knockout stages at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals currently underway in Cameroon as one of the best third-placed teams in the six pools.

Wins for Egypt and Nigeria in Group D on Wednesday ensured the Southern African country would be among the top four teams no matter what happens in the final matches in the first stage on Thursday.

Malawi has reached the knockout stages for the first time in the history of the tournament after beating Zimbabwe 2-1 and holding pre-tournament favourites Senegal to a 0-0 draw.

The Flames will now face Morocco in the second round in Yaounde on Tuesday.

Three nations from the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA), that is, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Comoros qualified for the 2021 AFCON finals.

Comoros still has a chance to reach the knockout stages but Zimbabwe is already out of the tournament after losing to Senegal and Malawi.

To their credit, the Warriors signed off with an excellent 2-1 victory over Guinea on Tuesday.

More: COSAFA


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13 Comments

President RG 3 months ago

Lucky harisi redu.Comoros yakaqualifier to the round of 16 ine 3points nemagoals 2 BT isu maZimba fine 3points 3 goals.CAF zvainoita its not fair.Ndarwadziwa hangu


Suarez 3 months ago

Comoros was third Zimbabwe was fourth, period

Rwadzi Gunsmoke 4 months ago

Makorokoto Malawi wish u gud lucky boys fambai naro bhora guys...mukombe ngauuye kuno kuSADC


Bright 4 months ago

Matiii imimi mune hope ka madii marara

howardhillary1999@gmail.com 4 months ago

So their short lived showcase ends on Tuesday.You did your best guys thanks for representing us well.Zimbabwe 5 attempts but still can't get through to the last 16.


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Fyt 4 months ago

@Jah Bee muti itire mushe manzwa ka bambo, sandisu takati mufambe makango misa mtombo pamberi pa-ambuya, shit yenyu


Jah Bee 4 months ago

Mashona masvina masamba dovi bhora havagone basa inharo nyika maponda


Vybz Kartel 3 months ago

Mandere, madedede, mtelanjanji, defender wenyu ndiye akanyira team

Bright 4 months ago

Tokukwatura bhora ne politics zvinofambidzana papi

Rambo 4 months ago

Achimwene bhora


Ben10 4 months ago

Go go bwidi mwene burandaya boyz


Chikandamina 4 months ago

New democracy.


Bright 4 months ago

Well done



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