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INTERVIEW | Zoko wanting to finish strongly for the fans

Town's top scorer looking to end with a flourish

27 April 2018

Francois Zoko smiling PPAUK

Town striker Francois Zoko is targeting a strong end to the campaign at home on Saturday (3pm) with Mansfield the visitors.

The Glovers host the Stags in the final home game of the season, safe in the knowledge that EFL status has been secured for another year. 

Looking to reach the 50-point mark for the first time since the 2012/13 season, Town lie just three points short.

Back in action after serving a four-match ban, Zoko is determined to sign off in front of the home supporters in positive fashion. 

Speaking to iFollow Glovers, he said: "They’ve got to win but we won’t do them any favours. We’ll play the game 100% for our fans as it’s the last game at home.

"It’s something clear for everyone in the dressing room, we want to finish on a positive note at home. We want do something very nice for our fans.

"We’ve had some good games this season and it’s been a learning curve but to say it has been a good season you have to finish positively so we're looking forward to the two games to come."

Now in his second full season with the Glovers, the Ivorian is inline to finish top of the scoring charts for a third successive campaign. 

Remaining at Huish Park for next season, the 34-year-old is excited by what's to come. 

"What I notice from this season is that the young boys we have now have the experience to play in the EFL.

"Players like Bevis, Tom, Rhys and Jordan, for next year they’re going to have this experience so I'm looking forward to it because they're good players.

"We need that consistency and we will have it next season because the quality is there. I'm really excited for next season."


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