Kinnah makes another U-turn: I am not even DPP but apolitical

Former Malawi national football team Coach Kinnah Phiri  who has distanced himself from joining UTM saying he remains a member of ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has made another clarification as he has distanced himself from joining  DPP saying he is infact apolitical.

Kinnah Phiri: I am not UTM or even DPP, am apolitical as a football adminstrator

In August, Phiri was spotted attending a UTM rally in Mzuzu where he also made some remarks.

In twist of things, Kinnah, who is Malawi’s all-time top-scorer for the national team,  has clarified  that he is not  joining DPP.

“God morning community, I just wanted to rectify what has been wrongly reported. Infact, I have quited UTM and politics in general,” he wrote.

Phiri  has also denied saying that he was forced to wear a UTM t-shirt.

“Am just following my heart to stay away from politics and continue with my football career,” said Phiri in one of the famous local WhatsApp forum called ‘Voice of Livingstonia  Sports Desk’ different sporting descipline officials as well as reporters and former national team players.

And speaking on Times Radio on Friday morning,  Malawi’s most celebrated football player  insited he is apolitical and not a member of DPP.

“They must look at me  as a coach and as football administrator. I can only participate on football activities,” he said.

During a career spanning seven years from 1974 to 1981, Kinnah scored the 67 goals in 110 games, followed by his successor at Bata Bullets Lawrence Waya on a distant 29 goals from 125 matches.

He also led Malawi to the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as coach for the Flames.

 

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Lilian Kaunda
Lilian Kaunda
2 years ago

Its not surprising. If a strange thing paces through a village, children trail it and Kina is behaving like one and many others in UTM are doing the same out of exitement.

Hatton
Hatton
2 years ago

Kinah, you are a man and half. Munthu wa nzerutu samangotsatira zinthu nthawi zonse. Kuzindikira kuti ‘izi ndi za ulukhu ndiye nzeruzo’. You are great Kinna pokana za chibwana. You are too professional to play mpira womanga pa mchenga ndi ana.

Alamu Pumani Mwakula kuba

Kupupuluma. Utm nkanyama kanji? Those that will vote dpp breakaways are dpp.

mtete
mtete
2 years ago

He thinks he can freely dribble his way into politics. Poor fellow.

ndele
ndele
2 years ago

winaso anati iam a bannet
kina oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Na phiri
Na phiri
2 years ago

Hehe Kinnah andikumbutsa chizungu chawo cha 1974 pa MB C interview akumati am a football instead of saying am a footballer. Kulubwalubwa basi

Dipipi wa Yudiefu
Dipipi wa Yudiefu
2 years ago

He saw his players like Mponda and others making inroads in politics and he decided to follow suit. This is not ndale you played in football Kinnah. Try something else.

Chake Chete
Chake Chete
2 years ago

Asatichedwetse awa.

mphalibwe
mphalibwe
2 years ago

Kinna a traitor to himself hahaha >>>>the real Kinna doesnt know whhich direction to take

Victoria
Victoria
2 years ago

Explain sleep walking. 2 points.

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