Euro 2016: Wales' Ashley Williams not thinking of cap milestone

Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams won his first cap in 2008 whilst still a Stockport County player
Euro 2016 qualifier: Israel v Wales
Venue: Sammy Ofer Stadium, Haifa Date: 28 March, 2015 Kick-off: 17:00 GMT
Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru and the BBC Sport website

Wales captain Ashley Williams has not given much thought to winning his 50th cap and says securing points in Israel is the priority.

Chris Coleman's side are a point behind Israel, who have won all three of their Euro 2016 qualifiers to date.

Swansea City defender Williams, 30, says he will mark his personal milestone after the game in Haifa.

"I've just been concentrating on the game and getting the job done," he said.

"I am obviously aware it is my 50th but I will enjoy it after the game.

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"This is one of the biggest games for me, alongside my debut and getting the captaincy for the first time, but that is something for after the game.

"That's been my focus and motivation this week and the whole squad is relaxed because we have confidence in what we are doing."

Williams has become a key member of the national team and an established Premier League player since making his debut against Luxembourg in March 2008.

Wales have two wins and two draws from their four games as they bid to reach next summer's finals in France.

"They are clever and sharp players and they have got goals in this campaign," Williams said.

"I know my unit has to be tight and we will need to be resolute and stick to the task, but we are right up for it.

"We are expecting a hostile atmosphere but I would rather that than playing somewhere half-empty.

"There is nothing better when it is hostile because those are the nights you remember."

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