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Katsande backs 'Deco' as Zim skipper

2017-01-31 14:24
Willard Katsande (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Zimbabwe and Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande believes that Warriors team-mate Danny 'Deco' Phiri should succeed him as captain.

Katsande has said he is considering his future with the national team and reportedly retired after Zimbabwe were dumped out in the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations.

However, he later denied he was retiring but said he was seriously considering stepping away to allow the next generation of young stars to come through the ranks.

As such, the Kaizer Chiefs midfielder takes the view that 27-year-old Phiri should take over as skipper.

"I think Danny Phiri should take over the armband," Katsande said, as quoted by News Day.

"He is there to lead the team going forward. The team has great potential to do well in future."

Phiri plies his trade for Golden Arrows in South Africa's Premiership and has made 15 appearances in 2016/17 for the club.


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