Kane embracing senior role in England squad

first_imgStriker Harry Kane sees himself as one of the leaders in the current England side, the 23-year-old has said ahead of his first senior appearance under Gareth Southgate in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland.Premier League Golden Boot winner Kane has scored five goals in 17 appearances for the Lions and the Tottenham striker is already looking ahead to taking on more responsibility.“I see myself as one of the leaders now in the team and I’m looking forward to it,” Kane said at a sponsorship event.“I’m only 23 but I feel that there are a lot of younger players in the team compared to me and I have a good relationship with them.”Kane said the presence of Tottenham team mates helped them build stronger bonds.“I have a good relationship with all the players, the older, the younger and there are quite a few Spurs boys in there as well,” Kane said.“It helps as we play with each other, train with each other day-in, day-out, so we know each other very well on the pitch, but off the pitch also.“If someone is feeling a bit down, or if they’re not quite right then we are there to know that and help them out.”England travel to Scotland for the Group F World Cup qualifier and Kane expected a tougher encounter than their 3-0 win in the reverse fixture in November.“It is a massive game; everyone knows how big England versus Scotland is with the rivalry that we have,” he said.“We know it will be a bit tougher doing it away from home but, with the team we have got and the confidence we have got, we know we just have to go out there and not get too caught up in the moment.”last_img read more

Popular Aphrodite Hills PGA National, Cyprus, for CGF Cup

first_imgThe ever popular annual competition for the CGF Cup (Cyprus Golf Federation) was hosted on Sunday June 2 at Aphrodite Hills PGA National, Cyprus, which was in excellent condition.In this competition, up to eight golfers from each on-island club team up to determine who will be the best club by winning this Team trophy.On the day, weather conditions were pleasant when 83 players teed off on a shotgun start at 0900. Although the temperature rose, the winds were less than normal, and the humidity was low.Scoring was good overall with the winning team scoring just under 34 points per player for their best six players. Home advantage proved decisive once again, with Aphrodite Hills winning with a score of 203 points.Runners-up place was keenly contested by Elea GC and Nicosia GC, with NGC winning on countback. Only eight points separated the top four teams.Ray Smith (Aphrodite Hills) won the award for the men’s individual score with 39 points, and Maro Kazepi (Nicosia) won the ladies individual award for 35 points on countback.Prizes were awarded by Nick Rossides, Secretary General of the CGF.For Official Classification please visit: https://www.cgf.org.cy/eventresultslast_img read more