Two teams coming off defeats in their opening match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations group stage will meet on Friday when Malawi take on Zimbabwe.
How to watch the African Cup of Nations: Malawi vs. Zimbabwe today:
Match date: January 14, 2022
Match time: 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time
TV: beIN SPORTS Xtra
Both teams had very similar opening matches as both lost 1-0 on Monday, with Zimbabwe falling to Senegal and Malawi losing to Guinea. If any of these teams want to make it to the knockout stage, a win today would be a big step.
Zimbabwe earned a place in this tournament by finishing second in qualifying group H behind Algeria and ahead of Zambia and Botswana, while Malawi came second in their qualifying group behind Burkina Faso but ahead of Uganda and South Sudan. .
Key players for Zimbabwe include Knowledge Musona, who has scored 24 international goals, and Teenage Hadebe, who has four goals and 33 caps and plays internationally for the Houston Dynamo.
Key players for Malawi include Gabadinho Mhango, who has 12 goals and 58 caps, as well as John Banda and Limbikani Mzava. All three play for clubs that compete in other parts of Africa.