The Senior Men’s National Team (Sihlangu) has left the country for Malawi to play the second leg of the TOTAL CHAN qualifier match against the Flames. The local national team needs a minimum of a score draw to advance to the next round of the competition and a play against Angola in July.
In his remarks; the Minister of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs, Honourable Minister Harris Bulunga stated that when considering the latest performance of the national team and more especially the first leg between this two nations; Sihlangu is capable enough to win in Malawi, “There is a lot of positives in the national team of late and during the first leg that was played in Mavuso, you played very well of which you are capable of winning in Malawi and advance to the next round”, Bulunga said. The Honourable Minister also highlighted to the players that it is very important to take your chances so that you can win the match, as he observed that during the first leg ; a lot of chances were created but the ball didn’t find the back of the net. Finally he congratulated the travelling players and gave them a challenge to make history for the country and themselves by qualifying to the next round. “I challenge you to make history for yourselves and the country by being the first players to qualify to the second round of the quaifiers for this ccompetition”; Bulunga said.