Malawi beat Ethiopia 3-2 in African Cup qualifiers

Malawi national team on Wednesday 10th September revived hopes of making it to Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals after surviving Ethiopia scare at Kamuzu Stadium.

They deservedly beat the visitors Ethiopia 3-2 but the team’s failure to defend the three goals left many sceptical.

Malawi Queens beat South Africa 53-45 to finish 5th at the Commonwealth Games

Malawi Queens beat their perennial African rivals South Africa 53-45 to finish 5th in netball at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday.

Malawi qualify for group stages in the African Cup as they beat Benin on penalties

There were celebrations yesterday at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, when the Flames made it to the group phase of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers following a McDonald Harawa-inspired 4-3 victory over Benin on post-match penalties in the second leg of the preliminary round qualifiers.

The Flames won the match 1-0 in regulation time through Christopher John Banda’s overhead kick in the 13th minute of the first half, tying the sides at one-all on aggregate after Benin’s first leg win a fortnight ago.

Malawi Queens semi-final dream up in smoke, stunned by Jamaica 81-50

Malawi Queens semi-final dreams went up in smoke on Monday after suffering a heavy 81-50 defeat at the hands of a clinical Jamaica side at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Malawi Queens thump St Lucia 69-28

Malawi beat St Lucia 69-28 on Saturday as they continue their campaign for a netball medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Malawi Queens narrowly defeated 50-47 by New Zealand in Commonwealth Games netball

Malawi Queens crafted one of their best performances ever against defending champions New Zealand in their Commonwealth Games netball campaign but narrowly lost 50-47 in an exciting match played yesterday.

Malawi Queens in winning start- beat Northern Ireland 71-50

Malawi Queens started their Commonwealth Games campaign with an easy win demolishing Northern Ireland 71-50 in Glasgow yesterday.

New Zealand based professional Mwawi Kumwenda combined superbly with goal attacker Sindie Simtowe to usher Malawi to a morale boosting win.

The Queens started sluggishly especially in defence where Ireland shooters easily penetrated the ring.

On several occasions the two teams were tying on points.

Their performance did not reflect their top five ranking in Africa as Ireland, who are ranked 12 threatened to spoil the opening party.

Malawi netballer Mwawi Kumwenda is Australia and New Zealand's best new talent

Malawi shooter Mwawi Kumwenda’s exploits in the 2014 ANZ Championship did not go unnoticed as she was named the best new talent for the just ended season.

Malawi lose to Chad but squeeze through to next round

Malawi Flames squeezed through to the second qualifying round of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 3-1 to Chad on Saturday.

Malawi under 20 beat DRC in the Africa Youth Championship

Malawi’s Under 20 national team on Friday progressed to the next round of the Africa Youth Championship after beating Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 3-1 on aggregate at their backyard.

The Under 20 side led by Coach Ernest Mtawali had a huge task of beating DRC after a one all draw at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, Malawi a week ago.

But the Junior Flames went on to beat DRC 2-0 with all the goals scored in the first half through Chawanangwa Kaonga and Isaac Kaliati.

The Flames under 20 will now await the winner of the Mozambique versus Zambia match in the third round.

Malawi beat Chad 2-0 in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Malawi began their campaign to reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco with a 2-0 win over visiting Chad on Saturday.

Malawi FA denies 2015 Nations Cup withdrawal

Malawi Football Association (FAM) President Walter Nyamilandu has insisted the team have not pulled out of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

Malawi Sports Council faults Netball Association on hiring coaches

The Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) has said the Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) would have handled the recruitment of coaches of the national teams better by going through the normal process.

Malawi footbal team receive baptism of fire, lose 4-1 to Zimbabwe

The Young Chimodzi-led Flames coaching panel was left with plenty of food for thought after a humiliating 1-4 defeat at the hands of of the Warriors of Zimbabwe at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on Wednesday.


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