Malawi face Nigeria in WC

Malawi face Nigeria in WC

Blantyre : Malawi | Jun 07, 2012 at 3:21 AM PDT
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Kamuzu stadium

Malawi's Kamuzu Stadium is this Saturday going to be a battle field for the country's national team and the Nigeria national team in a World Cup qualifying encounter.

While Nigeria banks on experience and international exposure, the hosts will have cushion in the home support.

Both teams are bubbling with confidence that they will carry the day at the famous Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre, Southern Malawi.

Nigeria is expected to land in Malawi Friday and the team will train at the Kamuzu Stadium same day to have a feel of the pitch.

Gate charges for the match has been raised raising fears amongest Malawians that the match could be attended by few fans.

Malawians are anticipating that the country's Vice President the Right Honourable Khumbo Kachale and the Sports Minister will be among the high ranked diginitories to grace the occasion, it being the first international match played in the country under the new government.

The country's President Her Excellency Mrs. Joyce Banda is away in Britain. Constitutionally, the Vice, Right Honourable Khumbo Kachale is the one managing the country's affairs in her absence.

The two ascended to power two months ago after the death of Professor Bingu wa Mutharika on April 5 2012.

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Malawi's first lady Callista Mutharika (C) stands with offficials as the body of Malawi's late president leaves Pretoria
Malawi's first lady Callista Mutharika (C) stands with offficials as the body of Malawi's late president leaves Pretoria
TAPITAYA is based in Blantyre, Blantyre City, Malawi, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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