The Malawi women’s football national team failed to proceed into quarter – finals after drawing with defending champions Zimbabwe 3-all at Luveve Stadium in the Council for Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Women’s Cup.
The chance of Flames to proceed in tournament also rested on failure possibility of Zambia against Madagascar, which the neighbouring country again trashed Islanders by 7-1.
Malawi finished third in Group A with four points having lost to Zambia 6-3 in their opening match before recovering with a 6-3 victory over islanders Madagascar.
Zambia has finished top with seven points and qualify as winners.
Coach Stewart Mbolembole has described their loss and bolting out of the tournament as lesson.