Mbaiwa confident ahead of Malawi tie

Ready for the challenge: Under -20 captain Unobatsha Mbaiwa (left), coach Innocent Morapedi, Malawi coach Ernest Mtawali and head of delegation Othaniel Hara addressing the media Yesterday. PIC KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Ready for the challenge: Under -20 captain Unobatsha Mbaiwa (left), coach Innocent Morapedi, Malawi coach Ernest Mtawali and head of delegation Othaniel Hara addressing the media Yesterday. PIC KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Young Zebras captain, Unobatsha Mbaiwa has said they will beat visiting Malawi in the second leg of the preliminary round of the qualifiers for the Under-20 World Cup. The two sides drew 1-1 in the first leg in Malawi and meet at the Molepolole Sports Complex from 4:00 pm today to decide who advances to the next around. Mbaiwa said despite the advantage of the draw and the away goal, they are going for the kill.

“Malawi wanted to go for the kill in the opening 15 minutes of the first leg and we expect them to do the same tomorrow (today), but we are equally prepared and not intending to defend the away goal. We are going for a win,” Mbaiwa said during a press conference yesterday.

In the first leg, Gaborone United midfielder, Karabo Phiri equalised for Botswana after Khumbo Ng’ambi had given Malawi an early lead.

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