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Leyton Orient Set Up Carabao Cup Tie Against Shirt Sponsor, Kane!

England captain will face Leyton Orient, the club whose shirt he sponsors.

Orient to face their shirt-sponsor Harry Kane and Tottenham in the EFL Cup 3rd Round

An added time winner this evening, after being two goals down at half-time, has set up a dream tie for little Leyton Orient in the 3rd round of the Carabao Cup.

They will face Spurs, the team captained by their shirt-sponsor, Harry Kane, in a most unusual and certainly unprecedented scenario.

It is the first time in six years that Orient have made the third round of the Carabao Cup and they could face their shirt sponsor Harry Kane at Brisbane Road next week, if Jose Mourinho selects the England captain.

Back in May this year, Harry Kane paid to promote charities on the front of Orient’s shirts. He made his professional debut at the age of 17 during a loan spell at Leyton Orient in 2011.

Kane donated the sponsorship to three causes, with the home shirt having a thank you message to “frontline heroes” for their work during the coronavirus pandemic, the away shirt showing Haven House children’s hospice’s logo and the third kit donated to the mental health charity Mind.

Orient will give 10% of all shirt sales to Kane’s nominated charities.

During the May launch, Kane, who scored five goals in 18 games for Orient, said: “I was born and brought up only a couple of miles from the stadium and I am really happy to have the opportunity to give back to the club that gave me my first professional start.

“This also gives me a platform to be able to say a big thank you to the many frontline heroes and charities who provide care and support during these challenging times.”