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England Skipper Harry Kane Delighted To Secure World Cup Qualification

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England skipper Harry Kane said that the most important thing now is that the Three Lions have qualified for the World Cup scoring the winner against Slovenia at Wembley.

Harry Kane nets the winner four minutes into stoppage time against Slovenia

England had the intent to score an early goal right from the kick-off but they failed to create many clear-cut chances but finally they got the breakthrough when slotted the ball home form Kyle Walker’s cross in the 94th minute.

With their win over Slovenia on Thursday night, England will definitely finish top of Group F with a game left and skipper Kane was delighted to have secured a place in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Kane celebrates a late winner that put the gloss on a poor England display

He said: “We have qualified, and that’s all that matters. We had to be patient and in the last 10 minutes they were getting tired.

“It’s no easy feat these days (to qualify for a World Cup). We’re all delighted.”

“We have another game on Sunday and we need to keep doing what we’re doing and working hard.”

Kane and boss Southgate embrace after booking England’s place at Russia 2018

Kane maintained his sublime form as he scored the 14th goal of the season right at the fag end of the match.

Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions side will now fly off to Lithuania on Sunday as they are eyeing to remain unbeaten in their World Cup qualifier campaign.

After the international break, Kane will be back at Tottenham to lock horns with Bournemouth in the Premier League.

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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