A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the much talked about Sierra Leone international friendly match against Malawi slated for 21 March at the Freetown National Stadium following the change of dates by the Confederation of African football (CAF), Malawi Times reported http://bit.ly/24WnA1Z
The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) General Secretary, Suzgo Nyirenda, has told journalists in Malawi that there is no guarantee that the Flames would tune-up in Sierra Leone, while in transit to Guinea for March 25’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier.
“We should be clear about the training match in Sierra Leone by the end of the weekend. Caf date change has affected most of the countries’ plans, and Malawi is not exceptional,” Nyirenda explained.
“We had a plan to play Sierra Leone on 21st March, We need to get the decision from Sierra Leone; otherwise, we may proceed to Guinea without a testing match.”
However, the Sierra Leone Football Association still working to make it a possibility “We’re still working on it,” Abu Bakarr Kamara, SLFA, told www.footballsierraleone.net.
Meanwhile, nyasatimes also reported, “FA Malawi says no international friendly game ahead of Guinea tie.” on Wednesday.
The Leone Stars upcoming matches against Gabon also slated to be played in Franceville on 25 March and in Freetown on the 28.
Leone Stars currently bottom of Group I with a single point.