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Mario to lead Flames against Senegal after testing negative to Covid-19

Mario: Fans wants him fired

BY CHRISSIE NKOLOMA

Morale has been boosted in Malawi National team camp as interim head of technical panel Mario Marinica has tested negative to Covid-19 and is set to lead the Flames group B last match against Senegal on Tuesday in Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

 

Marinica missed the match against Zimbabwe which ended 2-1 in favour of the Flames following Gabadinho Mhango’s brace.

 

The Flames put up a vintage performance to subdue Zimbabwe’s Warriors to revive their chances of making it to the knockout stage after losing their first game.

 

The Romanian, who until Sunday was in isolation, will now join the rest of the squad and other staff members who all have also tested negative during a PCR test on Sunday.

 

While confirming the development with local media, Marinica urged players to demonstrate the same hardworking spirit the team showed against Zimbabwe inorder to get a better result.

 

Malawi National Football Team, the Flames put up a vintage performance to subdue Zimbabwe’s Warriors 2-1 in a crunch Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B tie to revive their chances of making it to the knockout stage.

 

On a sad note, the team’s Captain Limbikani Mzava will miss the game against Senegal due to hamstring injury that forced him out of the game against Zimabwe in the first half.

 

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