RELIVE: Malawi v Egypt (2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers)

Ahram Online , Tuesday 28 Mar 2023

Ahram Online provided a live coverage for Tuesday’s match between Malawi and Egypt in the 4th round of Group D games of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers


Full time: Malawi 0-4 Egypt

Scorers: Tarek Hamed 4, Marmoush 16, Salah 20, Zizo 50

Yellow card

Charles Petro (Malawi)



Malawi: Charles Thom (Brighton Munthali 58) - Stanley Sanudi, Charles Petro, Denis Chemzebi, Lawrence Chaziya, John Bandam Yamikani Chester , Alick Lungu, Peter Banda (Chimwemwe Idana 5, Micium Mhone 58), Gabadinho Mhango, Stain Davie (Chirwa 58)

Egypt: Mohamed El-Shennawy (Mohamed Sobhy 46); Mohamed Hamdy, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Ahmed Hegazy, Mohamed Hany - Tarek Hamed, Mahmoud Hamada (Hamdy Fathy 70), Ahmed "Zizo" Sayed (Mostafa Fathy 57) - Omar Marmoush (Emam Ashour 70), Mohamed Salah (Ahmed "Kouka" Hassan 75), Mostafa Mohamed


90' Full time

83' Mohamed has an attempt on goal but it hits the side netting.

80' Another chance for Egypt ! Hany sends an inviting cross but Mohamed and Kouka were late for the goal.

75' Kouka replaces Salah.

73' A cross from Fathy but nobody is there to score.

70' Double sub for Egypt as Hamdy Fathy and Emam Ashour are introduced.

64' Long range shot by Banda but Sobhy saves it easily.

59' Mostafa Mohamed has an attempt but it goes easily into the hands of the keeper.

55' Corner to Egypt ! Malawi clears the danger

50' Zizo scores the fourth after connecting with a low cross from Mohamed Hany.


47' Davie has an attempt but substitute keeper Mohamed Sobhy punches it wide.

46' Second half is underway

45' Half time

43' Davie rises above the defence but his header is saved by El Shennawy.

40' Mohamed attempts a shot but it is blocked by the defence.

35' Corner to Malawi but the Egyptian defence clears the danger.

32' The hosts are pushing forward in an attempt to get back into the game.

28' Hegazy makes a last minute tackle to deny Davie from scoring.

20' Salah scores the third from inside the box after combining with Mostafa Mohamed.


16' Marmoush doubles the Pharaohs lead.


9' A chance for Malawi ! Davie goes clear on target but he misses the target.

4' Tarek Hamed fires from outside the box into the roof of the net. It's his first ever international goal.


0' Match is underway

14:55 Heavy rains in Lilongwe minutes before the start of the game. 

14:30 Most of the Egyptian players are fasting and will be playing in daylight and in a hot weather.

14:00 Vitoria kept an unchanged lineup for this second game against Malawi.

13:00 Vitoria heaped praise on Liverpool's winger Mohamed Salah who scored his 48th goal for Egypt on Friday's 2-0 win over  as  Malawi.

"We have Mohamed Salah, who is a brilliant player, alongside all the national team squad, so I am happy with the current formation of the players," Vitoria said.

12:30 Egypt kicked off their 2023 AFCON qualifying campaign with a victory over Guinea in June 2022, followed by a loss to Ethiopia away from home, and then triumphed over Malawi in the third round of qualifiers on Friday.

12:00 Egypt's coach Rui Vitoria acknowledged that his team will face a significant challenge when they play Malawi.

"The game against Malawi will be a difficult mission for the team, but we will play to win and gain the three points," Vitoria told the pre-game press conference on Monday.

11:30 The seven-time African Champions, Egypt, are currently leading Group D with six points, tied with Guinea in second place. Meanwhile, Malawi and Ethiopia occupy the third and fourth positions, each with three points.

11:00 The Pharaohs aim to cement its position atop Group D in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers as they face Malawi in a pivotal fourth-round match at Bingu National Stadium on Tuesday.


Venue: Bingu National Stadium (Lilongwe )

Referee: Dahane Beida

Check the match preview HERE

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