She-Flames Striker Temwa Chawinga based in Sweden women’s football star is currently the top goal scorer on the chart in Africa’s qualifiers for 2020 Tokyo Olympics with 6 goals.
Her China-based sister, Tabitha Chawinga is second with four goals.
Temwa scored five goals at Kamuzu Stadium in the first leg of 11-1 demolition of Mozambique while her sister bagged a hat-trick
The sisters were on target again in the second leg, scoring a goal each alongside Sabina Thom in Maputo as Malawi won with 3-0 at Estádio do Zimpeto on Tuesday.
Tabitha said they owe their remarkable success to a hard-working spirit.
“We just work hard when we are on the pitch. We also owe it to God for giving us this talent,” she said.
Commenting on her younger sister, Tabitha said she is amazed with her extraordinary skills.
Temwa said she had learnt a lot from her elder sister, who was the first to move to Sweden before joining a Chinese club last year.
Apart from the Chawinga sisters, veteran Linda Kasenda has two goals while Thom and Wezzie Mvula have a goal each.
National women’s football team coach Abel Mkandawire hailed the players for their patriotism.
“The first round is gone. We are no longer thinking of what we did to Mozambique. We are taking each game as it comes,” said Mkandawire.
Malawi now face Kenya in the second round with the first and second leg set for August 26 and September 1, respectively.
FAM wants the team to camp in Europe if it qualifies for the third round.