Local players dominate Mabedi’s Cosafa squad – Capital Radio Malawi
24 July, 2024

Local players dominate Mabedi’s Cosafa squad

Mabedi giving instructions to players in a previous training

Malawi National Football team caretaker Coach Patrick Mabedi has included only two foreign based players in his 25-member squad for this year’s Hollywoodbets Cosafa Cup.

The two are strikers Chawanangwa Kaonga and Chifundo Mphasi who are both plying their trade in Zambia at Zanaco and Shamuel Academy respectively.

The Flames have left the country this morning for a tournament which is slated for Durban, South Africa from tomorrow to Sunday next week.

The Mabedi side is in Group B together with Zambia, Comoros and Seychelles.

Their first match is on July 6 against Zambia while they will take on Seychelles on July 9 before concluding their group campaign on July 11 against Comoros.

Here is the full squad:


Brighton Munthali (Blue Eagles)

Austin Chirambo (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets Reserves)

Innocent Nyasulu (Mighty Tigers)


Macdonald Lameck (Blue Eagles)

Dennis Chembezi (Unattached)

Dan Chimbalanga (MAFCO)

Lawrence Chaziya (Mighty Mukuru Wanderers)

Stanley Sanudi (Mighty Mukuru Wanderers)

Nickson Mwase (Silver Strikers)


Alick Lungu (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets)

Frank Willard (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets)

Patrick Mwaungulu (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets)

Blessings Singini (Ekwendeni Hammers)

Chikumbutso Salima (Bangwe All Stars)

Robert Saizi (Bangwe All Stars)

Chimwemwe Idana (Silver Strikers)

Chikondi Kamanga (Silver Strikers)

 Patrick Macheso (Silver Strikers)

Chrispin Mapemba (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets Reserves).


Chawanangwa Kaonga (Zanaco – Zambia)

Chifundo Mphasi (Shamuel Academy – Zambia)

Christopher Kumwembe (Mighty Mukuru Wanderers)

Gaddie Chirwa (Mighty Mukuru Wanderers)

Lanjesi Nkhoma (FCB Nyasa Big Bullets)

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