Malawi, has for the first time, made it into the knock-out stages at the Southern Africa Junior Championships, with all of its four representatives shining in their respective categories. Taking place in Gaborone, Botswana, the Malawi team has reached the quarter-finals, with Morocco-based Chisomo Lumeta winning all five first-round matches in the under-16 category.
Malawi’s under-14 representative in the boys’ category, Anderson Ndala, and her counterpart in the female category, Zione Nkhoma have each won one of their three matches, to book themselves a place into the quarter finals. In the u-20 girls, category, Linda Msiska has won two games to stand at position four.
In a related development, the world football governing body, Fifa has this year accredited 14 Malawi referees to officiate international matches this year. Of these, five are women.
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