The only two teams which came from Southern Africa and we’re also placed in the same group of B in the Total Energies AFCON 2022 Tournament where other teams are from West Africa these are Senegal and Guinea.
Malawi first played against Guinea and lost one nil due to Covid-19 pandemic where over 8 players who were in first XI tested positive. So the game was tough for the second choice players.
In today’s match Guinea and Senegal ended draw and next they will be Senegal meeting Malawi and Guinea Meeting Zimbabwe on 18 January, 2022 when the tesvwill be known to proceed into the second round.
The Zimbabwe Warriors were the first to score through Ishmael Wadi at 37 minutes first half and Malawi had tocome in full force to match the Zimbabwe’s goal through Gabadinhio Mhango who also scored after 39 minutes in the first half a pass that came from Francis Madinga.
In second half, Zim Warriors started with full force but they were only depending on two players that’s Ishmael Wadi and Kadewere and team got destroyed completely in the second half when same man who plays for South African club Gabadinhio Mhango who saw the gates of the net again making Malawi leading with two goals.
The both teams were busy making substitutes to keep their teams strong. Zimbabwe players were trying to come with attacking mission but there was solid defense for Malawi end result the Warriors were just falling down looking for free kicks and penalties but it never worked for them.