Cape Town - Baroka FC have given the captain's armband to
Gerald Phiri Jnr after relieving midfielder Mduduzi Mdantsane of the
Mdantsane has struggled for form in recent games and, with
reports emerging that he could be leaving the club at the end of the season,
Baroka have opted to give the captaincy to Phiri instead.
"Gerald Phiri Jnr is now club captain," Baroka
spokesperson Richard Mashabane revealed to KickOff.
"We were looking for someone with experience and felt
Phiri Jnr was the right candidate to lead the team now.
"There is nothing wrong with him [Mdantsane], the club
decided him to take the pressure away from him so he can concentrate on playing
Bakgakga will resume their season at home against Golden
Arrows on 27 November, after the international break, as they aim to move out
of the bottom half of the Premiership standings.
- TeamTalk Media