Phiri fires up Flames

BLANTYRE - Kinnah Phiri was a leading light of the Malawi national team as a player in the 1970s, before turning to coaching with spells in Swaziland, South Africa, and now back with the national side as manager.

BLANTYRE - Kinnah Phiri was a leading light of the Malawi national team as a player in the 1970s, before turning to coaching with spells in Swaziland, South Africa, and now back with the national side as manager.

Phiri, who was born on October 30 1954 in Blantyre, helped The Flames win the East and Central Africa Challenge Cup twice as an international.

Among his managerial positions he has been at the helm of South African side Free State Stars and the Malawi Under-23 side. - Sapa-AFP

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