Malawi gov’t terminates Kinnah’s contract

Malawi government through the Ministry of Sports and Youth Development has fired former Flames coach Kinnah Phiri from his position as a Football Development Officer for the Northern Region.

Published reports on Thursday indicates that the decision has been made on disciplinary grounds.

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Sports Justin Saidi is quoted in the press as to have followed all the conditions in firing the former Flames mentor who is currently working as Assistant coach at Free State Stars in South Africa.

Kinnah:   Contract terminated
Kinnah: Contract terminated

According to Said, Phiri applied for a leave after being hired by the South African Club outfit but his application was turned down.

This means that Malawi has no any football development officer in the entire three regions following the appointment of other officers [Young Chimodzi and Jack Chamangwana] as senior national team coaches.

Saidi said the issue will be looked into upon the expiry of the running contracts of the two coaches.

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