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Monday, June 16, 2008

Victory looks Red, Green, and Black!!

Congratulations Malawi!! Never thought I'd see this day. Kinnah Phiri, siyajabula kakhulu, you're the man!!

Malawi's Russell Mwafulirwa (R) is chased by Egypt's Wael Gomaa (L) during the 2010 World Cup-African Nations Cup Group 12 qualifying match at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre on June 14, 2008. Malawi won 1-0. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER

And from BBC:

Egypt stunned in Blantyre

Hassan Shehata's team were stunned in Blantyre
African champions Egypt suffered a shock set-back in their bid to qualify for the 2010 World and Nations Cups, when they were beaten by Malawi.
Hassan Shehata's team looked to have held on for a 0-0 draw, until stoppage time at the end of the game.
But in the third minute of time added on Chiukepo Msowoya grabbed the goal which gave the Flames a famous victory to put them on top of Group 12.
Malawi, DR Congo and Egypt all have six points from three games, with Malawi top on goal difference.
The Pharaohs, reigning African champions, are down in third, and facing a real battle to get into the next round of qualifying.
DR Congo thrashed Djibouti on Friday by 6 goals to nil.

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