Tough luck for the Jr Flames – Capital Radio Malawi
30 November, 2023

Tough luck for the Jr Flames

The Malawi Under 20 national football team, the Junior Flames, have failed to secure their top spot in the COSAFA Cup competition after losing 2-0 against Comoros.

Yakini Said of Comoros capitalized on a spot kick in the 35th minute when their man was taken down in the box.

The misfortunate Junior Flames side saw Chimwemwe Nkhoma being sent off after a second yellow card in the 71st minute.

An opportunity for an equalizer from the spot came in the 76th minute but was missed.

Samuel Betombo sealed Comoros rise to the top of Group C in the 82nd Minute of play.

The attack and defend affair continued up to the final whistle after an additional 4 minutes.

Malawi’s defeat drops them to behind Comoros who are currently leading Group.

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