MU17 | O'Brien names squad of 20 for qualifiers in Cork

MU17 | O'Brien names squad of 20 for qualifiers in Cork

The road to the UEFA European Under-17s Championships begins this week with Ireland Men’s Under-17s Head Coach Colin O’Brien naming a squad of 20 for three qualifiers in Cork.

Ireland face Armenia (Wednesday, October 11), Iceland (Saturday, October 14), and Switzerland (Tuesday, October 17) in games at Turner’s Cross as they bid to qualify for the U17 EUROs in Cyprus.

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Seven players from the group were part of O’Brien’s squad in the last campaign where they reached the last eight of the competition and those players coupled with players who were involved in Ireland’s 1-0 win over Belgium last month will be looking to advance to the Elite Round next Spring.

Of the squad 12 currently play in the League of Ireland, with Matthew Moore and Ike Orazi having featured in the LOI last year.

Members of the media looking to be accredited for the game must apply for accreditation her by 12 noon Tuesday, October 10 via this link

Games hosted at the Mardyke Arena are free to enter.

Republic of Ireland Men’s Under-17s

Goalkeepers: Joe Collins (Bohemians), Oisin Cooney (Finn Harps)

Defenders: Luca Cailloce (Bohemians), Fiachra Coffey (Bohemians), Harry McGlinchey (Chelsea), Taylor McCarthy (Shelbourne), James Roche (Shamrock Rovers), Kaylem Harnett (Wexford)

Midfielders: Rory Finneran (Blackburn Rovers), Matthew Moore (Hoffenheim), Luke O’Donnell (Derry City), Aaron Ochoa Moloney (Malaga CF), Niall McAndrew (Derby County), Grady McDonnell (Vancouver Whitecaps),

Forwards: Kyle Fitzgerald (Galway United), William Martin (Odense Boldklub), Ike Orazi (Stade de Reims), Mason Melia (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Matthew Murray (Cork City), Jaden Umeh (Cork City)


UEFA European Under-17 Championship Qualifiers

Wednesday, October 11
Ireland v Armenia, Turner’s Cross, Cork, KO 7pm

Iceland v Switzerland, Mardyke, Cork, KO 2pm

Saturday, October 14
Ireland v Iceland, Turner’s Cross, Cork, KO 7pm

Switzerland v Armenia, Mardyke, Cork, KO 2pm

Tuesday, October 17
Switzerland v Ireland, Turner’s Cross, Cork, KO 2pm

Armenia v Iceland, Mardyke, Cork, 2pm

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