Malawi Broadcasting Corporation
Local Local News Sports Sports

Malawi defeats RSA, leads group

The Malawi National Beach Soccer team has defeated South Africa 4-2 in the opening match of the 2024 COSAFA Beach Soccer Tournament being held in Durban, South Africa.

Dala Simba opened the scoring for Malawi just before the end of the first period.

In the second period, South Africa came back strong, with Phiwokuhle Gumede levelling the score and an own goal from Sandram Ussi due to a miscommunication gave the hosts a 2-1 lead.

Malawi’s Captain, Isaac Kajamu, scored the second goal for his team before the conclusion of the second period.

In the third and final period, Malawi displayed a completely different level of performance, scoring two more goals through attempts from Isaac Jamu and Sandram Saddie Usi, securing a 4-2 victory.

Isaac Kajamu was named Man of the Match.

Kajamu — Man of the Match

With this victory, Malawi currently sits at the top of Group A with 3 points.

However, the fate of the group will be determined later in the day as Saudi Arabia and Seychelles, both fellow group members, are set to face off at 14:30 today.

According to the tournament’s rules, the top two teams from each pool will advance to the semifinals.

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Related posts

Chakwera arrives in Lusaka ahead of the SADC Extraordinary Summit of Organ Troika

MBC Online

State parades three witnesses in Chisale case

Madalitso Mhango

NEEF DONATES BOREHOLES AS KASUNGU LEADS IN LOAN REPAYMENT

MBC Online
error: All Content is protected. Copyright © 2022. Malawi Broadcasting Corporation. All Right Reserved.