Malawi women’s national football team on Thursday, April 4 made a history for the nation and football fans with unbelievable 11-1 victory against Mozambique in 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers played at Kamuzu stadium in commercial capital Blantyre.
She-Flames Captain, Tabitha Chawinga based in China and her sister Temwa who plays for Swedish club scored 8 goals in the match.
Other scorers were Wezi Mvula and Linda Kasenda.
Tabitha the creative striker for Chinese top flight league outfit, Jiangsu Sunning was the spearhead for She-Flames as she bossed around the pitch with her skills.
The national women team coach, Abel Mkandawire said he was pleased the perfomne displayerd by the team, saying they played to instructions and the game was planned to have more goals
“The game plan was to have the cricket score, so that we do not struggle in our return match away,” Mkandawire said.
The return leg will be in Maputo in four days.
Mozambique Coach Muhadji Rachide commended Malawi side and he said it will be mission impossible to overturn such a big margin in Maputo.
The overall winner of the Malawi-Mozambique tie will date Kenya in the second round.
The second and third round qualifying matches will take place in September and October respectively.