The 2013 Cosafa Cup enters the quarter-final stage on Saturday with holders Zimbabwe facing Malawi in a potential thriller at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
The Warriors launch the defence of the title they won in 2009 with a lunchtime kick off tie againts the Flames.
Malawi are parading a strong squad while Zimbabwe have rounded up a relatively inexperienced team.
This first quarter-final tie at Nkoloma will be followed by the second last eight encounter between Namibia and South Africa at the same venue.
Bafana Bafana renew their old rivaly with the Brave Warriors at 15:30 hours.
“This game will be special,” said Namibia coach Ricardo Mannetti.
Bafana boss Gordon Igesund said:”We are very positive about the task ahead.”
The last two quarter-finals will be played on Sunday at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe between hosts Zambia and Mozambique plus another involving Angola and Lesotho.