Kane named England captain for World Cup

Striker Harry Kane will captain England at next month’s World Cup finals in Russia, the Football Association said on Tuesday.

England manager Gareth Southgate (left) with England captain Harry Kane. Picture: @England/Twitter

LONDON- Striker Harry Kane will captain England at next month’s World Cup finals in Russia, the Football Association said on Tuesday.

The announcement was made in a video published on Twitter.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane has scored 12 goals for England from 23 appearances and first captained his country in a World Cup qualifier against Scotland last year.

England face Tunisia, Panama and Belgium at the World Cup.