Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Harry Kane named new England Captain

England Coach Gareth Southgate has announced Striker Harry Kane as the new England Captain.

Kane has once captain the side during their qualifier game against Scotland and he has also also captained them some other time.

In a meeting with the squad at St George's part on Monday, Gareth Southgate made the announcement to the squad.

'Harry has some outstanding personal qualities,' he said

'One of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day.'

'He has belief and high standards and it is a great message for the team to have a captain who has shown that it is possible to be one of the best in the world over a consistent period of time and that has been his drive.'

'My feeling is that over the last 18 months in the camps that he's been with us he has shown that he got the desire to take that into a team environment and he recognizes the importance of  bringing others with him.'

  Harry Kane first match as an official captain will be in a friendly match against Nigeria on the 2nd of June at Wembley.

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