By Staff Reporter
Malawi Women’s National Football Team, the Scorchers, are through to the semi-finals of the HollywoodBets Cosafa Women’s Championship after finishing the group stage without a defeat as they beat Madagascar 3-1 at UJ Soweto Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
Scorchers broke the deadlock in the 22nd minute through Vanessa Chikupira and Leticia Chinyamula doubled the lead for Malawi two minutes later.
Asimenye Simwaka scored the third go for Scorchers with a beautiful strike in the 34th minute.
Madagascar pulled one back in the 30th minute through Helisoa Kanto who scored from the penalty spot after Mercy Sikelo fouled one of the strikers for Madagascar.
The win means that the Scorchers have nine points after winning all their three matches in Group A.
Malawi will now face Mozambique in the semi-finals on Friday at Lucas Moripe Stadium.