Agyemang-Badu handed Udinese captaincy

Soccer News of Sunday, 24 January 2016



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Ghana international midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has been handed the Udinese armband for the second game running as the Little Zebras seek a win against Palermo in the Serie A.

Udinese manager Stefano Colantuono has kept faith in the 25-year-old and handed him the armband for their away trip to Palermo on Sunday afternoon.

Badu was given the Udinese armband for the first time in an official game last weekend when Juventus visited the Stadio Communale Fruili and poked away a 4-0 victory.

Colantuono seemed impressed with Badu’s leadership qualities and has retained him as captain for the squad for the second game on a row.

Substantive captain Antonio Di Natali was not in the Udinese squad for the game and Badu remains the most experienced player in the squad having spent 7 seasons at the club.

The powerful midfielder is the third in command for the Ghana national team.