Malawi under 17 national football team has been booted out of the 2019 COSAFA youth championship in the hands of Zambia.
Going into the match, the junior flames needed an outright win to progress to the semifinals but the jnr Chipolopolo made life tough for the host.
Frank Mahowa scored for Malawi while Lasmond Phiri was on target for Zambia to put the game at 1-1 before the break.
Five minutes into the second half, Moses Mulenga put Zambia in the lead before Chikumbutso Salima equalized for the host.
Peter Chikola scored the winner to give Zambia a 100% record in the group stages.
Zambia has finished with 9 points and Eswatin has 4 points to progressed to the semifinals of the tournament.
Malawi has finished the group stages with three poins with South Africa managing a point from group A.