Junior Flames and Sporting Clube Esmoriz of Portugal striker Abel Mwakilama died Friday afternoon in Portugal after short time battle with Malaria.
Malawi National Team’s Manager, James Sangala confirmed the sad development in Football Association of Malawi’s Official whatsapp group on Friday evening.
“I can confirm of the sad news. I spoke with Richard Mbulu and his agent in Mozambique,” he said.
Mwakilama joined Clube de Esmoriz in January from Chitipa United where he made his name before helping the team earn promotion the team into the top flight league in 2017.