Ghana’s 2013 Nations Cup qualification opponents, Malawi suffered a 1-0 defeat to Liberia in a strength-testing game at the National Complex in Monrovia on Tuesday evening.
Midfielder Zah Rahan Krangar sent home a powerful drive two minutes from time to claim victory for the Lone Stars over the South Africans.
Malawi coach Kinnah Phiri used the game to test the battle readiness of his charges as they prepare to take on the Black Stars in the first leg of 2013 Nations Cup qualifier.
The Flames are expected to enplane to Accra on Thursday to round up preparations for Saturday’s crucial qualifier against Ghana at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Malawi are chasing only their third Nations Cup qualification ticket and must overcome the Black Stars to seal a spot in next January’s event.