Malawi yesterday trounced the much fancied Algeria side 3-0 in thier first match in Luanda. Algeria who are viewed as an African powerhouse were overpowered by Malawi who were not expected to win this match at all.
Russel Mwafulirwa scored on 17 minutes, lashing home from a tight angle.Elvis Kafoteka then powered in a header to finish off a smart move from the Malawians and David Banda took advantage of another defensive mix-up in the second half to score the third.
The Algerian’s known as the desert foxes were tipped to be winners by some after taking up the last African position in world cup by defeating Egypt in a match played in Sudan. In the other match, Cote’d voire played to a goaless draw against Bukina Faso.