The National U20 Team is scheduled to play against Malawi U20 National Team in the TOTAL CAF U20 Africa Cup of Niger 2019 Qualifiers. The local lads will play their first leg encounter against the Malawians on the last weekend of March 2018 away in Malawi with the second leg to be played on home soil on the third weekend of April 2018.
The aggregate winners of this encounter will play against Angola which is one of the 12 teams that were exempted in the 1st round of the qualifiers. These teams are those which qualified to the final tournament of the last 2 editions in addition to the 4 teams who reached the last round of the qualifiers of the last edition.
The 1st leg of the 2nd round will be played on the 2nd weekend of May with the 2nd leg to be played on the following weekend. The 3rd and final round of qualifiers will be played in July with the 1st leg to be played on the 2nd weekend of July. The 2nd leg will be played on the following weekend.