The Malawi National Football team, the Flames have earned themselves a place at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations-AFCON, following their victory over Uganda in a game played at the Kamuzu Stadium.
This win, not only qualifies the Flames for the prestigious continental championship battle, but has ended the 11 year absence at the competition for Malawi.
The flames have now finished second in group stage qualifications, coming behind group B leaders Burkina Faso who had already qualified.
The flames also ended their wining drought when they defeated South Sudan, which has finished at the bottom of group B.
Going into the game, Flames Coach, Meke Mwase held strong belief in his charges that they would carry the day.
The last time Malawi qualified for AFCON was in 2010 under the tutelage of Kinnah Phiri.
Football fans that gathered outside the Kamuzu Stadium have cheered and jubilated, chanting songs of victory, celebrating the history that the flames have made.