Free State plan grand farewell for Phiri

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Stars’ brand manager Rantsie Mokoena says that the function will take place after their game against Orlando Pirates at Goble Park Stadium on Wednesday.

_quote“Kinnah Phiri has done great job for us and we deserve to treat him with a special dinner after the game against Pirates.

“I am confident that the players will also do the same on the field and give Phiri a memorable send off by beating the Buccaneers.”

Mokoena has also assured both Sammy Troughton and Themba Sithole that they will remain part of the technical team despite the departure of the head coach.

“We won’t be making any changes to our technical team and the new coach will continue to work with Troughton and Sithole next season.

Meanwhile, Bloemfontein Celtic’s Ghanaian striker Mark Amofah is among those who gave Ea Lla Koto the has thumbs up for appointing his countryman David Duncan to take over the coaching reigns from Phiri next season.

“Duncan is well known and a reputable coach in Ghana. I once worked with him whilst still training with Accra Great Olympics and I have to tell you that he is a great coach and I am confident that he will do a good job at Free State Stars,” Amofah says.