Friendly Kenya land invitation for Four-Nations tournament in Malawi

The Football Associations of Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are pleased to announce that the nations have agreed to hold joint football tournaments during the upcoming FIFA international window between 18-26 March 2024 in Lilongwe, Malawi.

A statement released by Football Association of Malawi (FAM) said: “The first tournament will feature the senior men’s national teams (A-teams) of our four countries. This tournament presents a valuable opportunity for our national teams to face quality opposition in preparation for upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2025 AFCON qualifying campaigns.

“Additionally, a concurrent youth tournament for our U20 national teams will take place during the same period. By bringing together the best young players from across our countries, these U20 tournaments will aid in developing and exposing elite youth talent while preparing teams for upcoming 2024 AFCON U20 qualifiers later this year.”

The statement concluded: “Our four nations are committed to collaborating for the advancement of football development and transformation across the region. We believe hosting these joint tournaments will build camaraderie between our nations, provide high-level competition for our players, and elevate youth football programs across Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.”

“We look forward to hosting exciting tournaments that showcase the very best talent our countries have to offer. Further details on match schedules and tournament logistics will be announced in due course.”

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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