Flames defender Ian Chinyama underwent a successful face surgery and he has been discharged from the hospital in South Africa.
Flames defender Ian Chinyama who plays for Premier Bet Wizard in Malawi was admitted at Fern Crest Hospital in Rustenburg after suffering three fractures in the face during the Flames match against Mauritius at the ongoing Cosafa Cup on Tuesday evening in South Africa.
The tough Wizards defender was stretched off in the second half of the Flames’ Cosafa Cup group A match against Mauritius after he collided with an opponent’s striker.
According to reports reaching News Watch Reviews the Premier Bet Wizards defender will be out of action for six weeks.
In a related development, the Flames will once again be in action on Thursday after playing their last game against Angola.
This is a do or die game for the Flames who have never won a single at the tournament. They have played two games so far, lost one and drew one against Mauritius. The Malawi national team has to beat Angola almost 3 goals to nill and pray that Tanzania masacree Mauritius or draw.