Kinnah Phiri fired at Free State Stars: Malawian replaced by German Middendorp

After days of speculation, rumours and reports, it’s finally official: South African PSL outfit Free State Stars has fired Malawian Kinnah Phiri as head coach following three losses in their first three league matches.

Kinnah: Sacked  for poor start to the season
Kinnah: Sacked for poor start to the season

Football has very much become a “what have you done for me lately” sport and no matter what Kinnah did in the past, it did not count to Free State Stars recent dip of form.

Stars’ first loss was at home against Mpumalanga Black Aces, going down 1-0 at Goble Park on August 8.

That was followed by a 4-0 drubbing by Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on August 22.

On Wednesday, they lost 2-1 to Ajax Cape Town at Athlone Stadium, which triggered manaement’s decision to sack Kinnah.

According to South Africa’s Kickoff news, the former Malawi national team coach has beenreplaced him with Ernst Middendorp, a German.

“Kinnah is fired and Middendorp is taking over,” Kickoff quoted an named source/

Middendorp, an ex-Kaizer Chiefs and Bloemfontein Celtic boss, was formerly on the books of Chippa United last season.

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mankhaule mlamuu baaabaaa
mankhaule mlamuu baaabaaa
5 years ago

a kinnah ndi olephera awa, zani kuno baasi muzangokhala sapota wamkulu kapena mudzapikisane pa umpando wa FAM President, zokochazi mmmmhh mwalephera ambwiye tisanamepo apaa

JOVANOVICH SIGOTI
JOVANOVICH SIGOTI
5 years ago

Time to head home Kinnah!

SUB WA BULLETS
SUB WA BULLETS
5 years ago

Welcome back home……bullets is waiting for you

adeaconess
adeaconess
5 years ago

Things r turning against Kinna coz of the way he treated his first wife in public. He needs to apologise so that things can go well again. Look he has lost those annointed ideas of how to make the team win. Jus some free advice use it or leave it!

mwini wa ayao
mwini wa ayao
5 years ago

guyz penapake tizikondana.munthuyu amayimilanso malawi.akanawunjezela magemu angapo asanamuchonse.osayiwala kuti ndi myeyo anayipulumutsa timuyi mu ulendo wakunvela.tikukufunilani zabwino Akinah.

"A NATIVE OF NOWHERE"
"A NATIVE OF NOWHERE"
5 years ago

Kinnah Phiri, I said it last season that Mokoena is a user and just 2 benefit frm u. Without u Free State Stars wil go down. He never wanted 2 buy the players u requested so he blames u. Never accept his offer 2 coach the club again. Cum home now malume.

Zachisoni Phiri
Zachisoni Phiri
5 years ago

Man bwerani tikamwe ntonjani

Kadakwiza
Kadakwiza
5 years ago

Come home Kinnah. Bullets need you right now.

Mbakwithu
5 years ago

you have tried coach, better than non osanvera anthu akuno kwathu the go against anything even what you can succeed woh what a poor nation.

harold kalele
harold kalele
5 years ago

game plan yavuta a kina. bweranikoni a china pilirani kachiziri and madalitso phiri azakupangeni ma interviews

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