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Malawi national football team

national association football team

Malawi national football team is the national football team of Malawi.

Malawi
Nickname(s)The Flames
AssociationFootball Association of Malawi (FAM)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationCOSAFA (Southern Africa)
Head coachMeke Mwase (caretaker)
CaptainLimbikani Mzava
Most capsKinnah Phiri (115)
Top scorerKinnah Phiri (71)[1]
Home stadiumBingu National Stadium, Lilongwe
FIFA codeMWI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 129 Increase 1 (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest53 (December 1992)
Lowest138 (December 2007, March 2008)
Elo ranking
Current 149 Decrease 20 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest53 (6 July 1988)
Lowest148 (November 2018)
First international
Nyasaland Nyasaland 0–5 Northern Rhodesia 
(Malawi; 1957) [1]
Biggest win
 Malawi 8–1 Botswana 
(Malawi; 13 July 1968)
 Malawi 8–1 Djibouti 
(Blantyre, Malawi; 31 May 2008)
Biggest defeat
Nyasaland Nyasaland 0–12 Gold Coast 
(Malawi; 15 October 1962)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances2 (first in 1984)
Best resultGroup stage, 1984 and 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The 12 Players Who've Scored More International Goals Than Cristiano Ronaldo". fourfourtwo.com.au. nextmedia Pty Ltd. 3 April 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.