Malawi still in with a change - Jack Chamangwana
The Flames of Malawi have a seemingly an uphill battle to overcome a 2-0 first leg deficit if they are to progress to the finals of 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nation at the expense of the Black Stars of Ghana this Saturday at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe. Against this set up the Flames’ technical advisor Jack Chamangwana told Cafonline.com that qualifying is not beyond their reach.
Cafonline.com: Having lost by 2-0 in the first leg in Accra will the Flames be out to avenge that defeat?
Chamangwana: We are playing at home and surely this is revenge mission. We have a clear idea of how they play. We expect them to change here and there but not much. Playing at home is an extra motivation for us
Cafonline.com: There were complains in your camp about the condition of the Civo Stadium pitch in Lilongwe following the closure of the Kamuzu Stadium, how are the players adapting?
Chamangwana: The condition of the pitch does not matter much; after all both teams will be playing on the same pitch and after all, we are at home.
Cafonline.com: What do you need to do to make it to the finals come Saturday?
Chamangwana: We have to score first in the first half. We need an early first goal then the second and the third and that will take us through provided we don’t concede.
Cafonline.com: Is qualifying for the finals a realistic goal for Malawi?
Chamangwana: This is football anything can happen. It is going to be tough but we are up for the challenge. If we score first then we will give ourselves a fighting chance.
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