Ireland U16: Osam names squad for Hungary friendlies
The 18-man squad sees 11 of the players from the victorious 2017 Victory Shield squad return, ahead of back-to-back games in Budapest.
Following the squad announcement, Osam said he is looking forward to the chance to see some new players in action.
“Some players that played in the Victory Shield are unavailable and I wanted to look at other players in certain positions.
“There’s a lot of new players coming in for the first time. If players play well at their clubs they will get the opportunity.”
The first game takes place next Tuesday (February 27) in Budapest. Kick-off is at 2pm (1pm Irish time).
Republic of Ireland U16 Squad
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu (Shamrock Rovers), Jimmy Corcoran (Cherry Orchard)
Defenders: Alex Dunne (Shamrock Rovers), James Furlong (Shamrock Rovers), Cian Kelly (Shamrock Rovers), Conor Power (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Timi Sobowale (Villa FC), Luke Turner (Shamrock Rovers)
Midfielders: Matt Healy (College Corinthians), Brandon Holt (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Seamus Keogh (Sligo Rovers), Adam Lennon (Athlone Town), Kian Levy (St. Patrick’s Athletic)
Forwards: Conor Carty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Matt Everitt (Brighton and Hove Albion), Sean Kennedy (Tralee Dynamos), Paddy Moore (Bohemians), Troy Parrott (Belvedere)
Tuesday, February 27
Hungary v Republic of Ireland, Teliki, Budapest, 2pm (1pm Irish time)
Thursday, March 1
Hungary v Republic of Ireland, Teliki, Budapest, 11am (10am Irish time)