Flames mentor Earnest Mtawali has axed from the squad midfielder Mecium Mhone for indiscipline following his reaction to substitution in Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) qualifier match against Zimbabwe on Sunday.
The Flames miserably lost 3-0 to Zimbabwe’s the Warriors.
Mhone was one of the three substitutions Mtawali made during the game.
However, Mhone reacted angrily to the decision, which did not go well with the coaching panel.
Mtawali has since replaced Mhone with Mighty BeFoward Wanderers midfielder Isaac Kaliati who was left out of the squad that made it to Zimbabwe due to injury.
Kaliati will join the team in South Africa enroute to Namibia for this year’s COSAFA Cup tournament.
The Flames anchors Group L with two points and remain winless in five games and their last fixture is against Swaziland who defeated Guinea 1-0 in Mbabane, Swaziland on Sunday.
In Namibia, the Flames will face Angola’s Neglas Palancas (Black Antelopes) in their first COSAFA Castle Cup Group B assignment on June 12at Independence Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia.
Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) on Tuesday released fixtures for the 2016.
COSAFA Cup will run from June 11 to June 22.
Malawi’s second game is against Mauritius on June 14 at the same venue before engaging Lesotho two days later.
The group winners will qualify for the quarter-finals to face South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on June 18.
The Flames have never won the cup since its inception in 1997.