Baroka appoint new club captain


Baroka have appointed Malawi international Gerald Phiri Jnr as their new captain.

Phiri Jnr replaces off-form midfielder Mduduzi Mdantsane, who has been stripped of the captaincy because his "mind is somewhere else".

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Mdantsane has been linked with a move away from Bakgaga with his next destination possibly in Gauteng next season.

Baroka spokesperson Richard Mashabane has confirmed that Phiri Jnr is now the club captain.

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"Gerald Phiri Jnr is now club captain," Mashabane confirms to

"We were looking for someone with experience and felt Phiri Jnr was the right candidate to lead the team now.

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"There is nothing wrong with him [Mdantsane], the club decided him to take the pressure away from him so he can concentrate on playing football."