The Flames moved to camp on Monday, 21 September 2015 to begin preparations for the clash with Tanzania billed for Wednesday, 7 October 2015 in Dar es Salaam. The return leg will take place four days later at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.
Coach Ernest Mtawali has summoned 25-players for the two-legged encounter including new faces midfielders Levison Maganizo and Kondwani Kumwenda of Fisd Wizards and Be Forward Wanderers respectively.
The team will be joined by additional players plying their trade in Mozambique and South Africa to wrap up preparations.
Meanwhile, General Secretary of the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Suzgo Nyirenda has announced plans are on course to play either Kenya or Uganda in a test match en route to Tanzania.
The winner of the Malawi-Tanzania tie will face Algeria at the next round of the continental qualifiers.
Goalkeepers: Bright Munthali (Fisd Wizards), Juma Chikwenga (Moyale Barracks), Richard Chipuwa (Be Forward Wanderers)
Defenders: Stanley Sanudi (Be Forward Wanderers), Pililani Zonda, Yamikani Fodya (Big Bullets), Emmanuel Zoya, John Lanjesi (Civo United), Miracle Gabeya (Big Bullets), Wonder Jelemani (Silver Strikers), Chisomo Mpachika (Dedza Young Soccer Stars)
Midfielders: Isaac Kaliati (Be Forward Wanderers), John Banda (Blue Eagles), Yamikani Chester (Azam Tigers), Dalitso Sailesi (Big Bullets), Chikoti Chirwa (Red Lions), Levison Maganizo (Fisd Wizards), Kondwani Kumwenda (Be Forward Wanderers), Harvey Nkacha (Kamuzu Barracks).
Forwards: Chiukepo Msowoya (Big Bullets), Manase Chiyesa (Kamuzu Barracks), Deus Nkutu (Moyale Barracks), Muhammed Sulumba (Be Forward), Green Harawa (Silver Strikers), Luka Milanzi (Be Forward Wanderers)