Zurich's Sierra Leonean defender Umaru Bangura (R) vies with Ludogorets's Polish forward Jakub Swierczok during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between PFC Ludogorets 1945 and FC Zurich at the Ludogorets Arena in Razgrad on December 13, 2018. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Sierra Leone’s Bangura to captain FC Zurich against St. Gallen

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Umaru Bangura will captain the city-based against St.Gallen in the Swiss Super League round 19 in the absence of 20-year-old Kevin Rüegg.

Head coach Ludovic Magnin has called on the experience Bangura to lead his side away to St.Gallen later this evening, kick off 20:00hrs.

Rüegg is officially the first team captain but, has not been included in the Matchday squad.

The former Dinamo Minsk defender was also named as first team captain in their 4:3 win over Aarau in a warm-up match last month.

The match was originally scheduled to take place last Sunday but was postponed to today due to heavy snowfall and unplayable terrain.

FC St.Gallen 1879 – FC Zürich
Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 20:00 h
Kybunpark, St.Gallen

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