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Tanzania vs Malawi Predictions & Tips - Visitors to beat injury-hit hosts
- Tanzania vs Malawi Predictions for Sunday’s international friendly
- Match is being played at 14:00 BST at Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium
- Tanzania have lost 7 of their last 11 matches
- Malawi have won their last 2 matches
- An away win is tipped in Dar-es-Salaam
- Betting tips, predictions and team news for Tanzania vs Malawi
Tanzania vs Malawi Preview & Tips
Both of these sides are missing some of their best players. Tanzania are heavily weakened in attack and Malawi have been struggling to score goals. I am tipping a narrow away win.
- Tanzania have lost 7 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
- Tanzania have seen under 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
- Tanzania have failed to score in 4 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
- Malawi have won their last 2 matches (all competitions).
- Malawi have failed to score in 5 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
Head to Head
Tanzania hold a 4-1 advantage across their ten previous matches against Malawi with five draws.
The sides last met in a friendly in 2017 as the match ended 1-1.
Tanzania failed to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations after finishing third in their group. They won two and lost three of their six matches.
Prior to a 1-0 win in their last match against Libya, Tanzania had won one of their previous 11 matches. After a 1-0 win against Namibia in the CHAN for domestically-based players, they drew 2-2 with Guinea.
A 2-1 friendly loss against Kenya followed before a 1-0 defeat in Equatorial Guinea. Their last match saw a 1-0 home win against Libya in their final AFCON qualifier as Simon Msuva scored the goal.
Tanzania Injuries & Team News
Tanzania are without their two top attackers in Mbwana Samatta and Simon Msuva for this match.
Young midfielder Novatus Dismas did not show up for international duty and misses out.
Goalkeepers: Juma Kaseja, Metacha Mnata, Aishi Manula
Defenders: Kennedy Juma, Shomari Kapombe, Nickson Kibabage, Laurent Alfred Laurent, Israel Mwenda, Bakari Nondo, Erasto Nyoni, Yassin Mustapha Salumu, Kelvin Yondan
Midfielders: Salum Abubakar, Ayubu Lyanga, Himid Mao, Jonas Mkude, Iddy Nado, Feisal Salum, Abdul Hamisi Suleiman, Mzamiru Yassin
Forwards: Raphael Bocco, Shaaban Idd Chilunda, Hassan Dilunga, Mohammed Hussein, Deus Kaseke, Yohana Mkomola, Faridi Mussa, Thomas Ulimwengu
Malawi narrowly missed out on AFCON 2022 qualification despite winning their final two group matches.
After a 3-1 loss away to Burkina Faso, Malawi could only draw 0-0 with the same opponents in a damaging result for their qualification hopes. A 4-0 thrashing in a friendly against Ethiopia followed.
Malawi ended off qualification with consecutive 1-0 wins, away against South Sudan and against Uganda. Baroka FC’s Richard Mbulu scored the winner in both matches.
Malawi Injuries & Team News
Malawi’s coach Meck Mwase is missing due to COVID-19 as is defender Peter Cholopi.
Captain Limbikani Mzava is injured in defence, as are midfielders John Banda, Gerald Phiri Junior and Francisco Madinga. Scotland-based defender Kieran Ngwenya has received his first call-up.
Goalkeepers: Ernest Kakhobwe, Brighton Munthali, William Thole
Defenders: Dennis Chembezi, Paul Ndhlovu, Kieran Ngwenya, Nickson Nyasulu, Charles Petro, Precious Sambani, Stanley Sanudi, Eric Kaonga
Midfielders: Patrick Banda, Peter Banda, Chikoti Chirwa, Chimwemwe Idana, Chimango Kayira, Micium Mhone, Rafiq Namwera, Duncan Nyoni, Vitumbiko Kumwenda
Strikers: Schumacher Kuwali, Richard Mbulu, Gabadinho Mhango, Khuda Muyaba, Robin Ngalande, Vincent Nyangulu