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Izzet set to keep Colchester captain's armband
Kem Izzet is set to take the Colchester United captain’s armband once again this year.
Manager John Ward confirmed that he had asked the 31-year-old to take up the role for the coming season and was delighted that he had agreed after signing a new deal with the club earlier this week.
Ward said his skipper is a pivotal figure in the dressing room and on the pitch and expects him to play an equally big part again this season.
The U’s boss said: “Kem remains the club captain and he was delighted to take the role again when I offered it to him after he had signed.
“He sets the example that I want players to and that’s important as we have a lot of young people around the team now.”
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