Scorchers Through To Cosafa Women’s Championship Finals

By Staff Reporter

Malawi National Women’s Football Team, The Scorchers, are through to the finals of this year’s Cosafa Women’s Championship after beating defending champions South Africa 3-2 in the semi-final match played on Thursday afternoon at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa.

Malawi scored first in the 38 minute through Fazila Chembekezo but South Africa leveled the scores 8 minutes later through Sibulele Holweni.

Scorchers’ second goal came in the second half at 73rd minute through Sabina Thom but Holweni again cancelled the lead in the 80th minute before Thom came with the winner in the 85th minute.

Speaking after the game Scorchers coach McNerbet Kadzuwa, said he was very excited with the victory and said the team will do everything possible to bring the cup home.

The Scorchers will now play Tanzania in the final match on Saturday.

Meanwhile president Lazarus Chakwera has congratulated the team for the victory.

Tanzania reached the final after beating Zambia 3-2 on post match penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation time.