The Malawi National team has maintained their 104th place on the Fifa rankings for March despite being out action for the past two months.
Ernest Mtawali’s charges have also maintained the 28th spot in Africa in the latest rankings released by the world football governing body on 3 March 2016.
This will be good news for the Flames as they prepare to meet Guinea in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers later this month. The Flames’ next opponents are 63rd in the world and are on position 12 in Africa.
The Malawi National Team has been out of action since losing 2-0 to Uganda in the quarter-finals of the Cecafa cup in November last year.
This month’s edition of the Coca-Cola Fifa ranking has produced a few changes in the top 50 since most teams have not kicked a ball in 2016.
According to information released by the football world governing body, only 14 ‘A’ matches were taken into account for March, all of which were international friendlies and a total of 58 games have played this year.
At the table’s summit, Belgium continues to dominate while Argentina, Spain, Germany and Chile follow the Belgians in that order.
Cape Verde Islands are the highest ranked African team on 31st position, with Ivory Coast, Algeria and Ghana the next highest on 36th, 37th and 41st positions respectively.