Republic of Ireland Men’s Under-17 Head Coach Colin O’Brien has named a 22-man squad for a friendly double-header against Hungary this week.Ireland take on Hungary in Pinatar, Spain on Thursday and Saturday as they step-up preparation for their U17 EURO Qualifiers in Cyprus next month - the Young Boys in Green are in Group 6 along with Italy, Ukraine and hosts Cyrpus.
O’Brien has included seven players that were part of the Ireland MU16s Victory Shield winning squad from November - Marcus Gill, Kaylem Hartnett, Matthew Moore, Niall McAndrew, Mason Melia, Ike Orazi and Matthew Murray. Finn Harps’s Aaron McLaughlin earns a first Ireland call-up.
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Republic of Ireland Men’s Under-17s Goalkeepers: Marcus Gill (Celtic), Jason Healy (Waterford) Defenders: Stan Ashbee (Hull City), Daniel Babb (UCD), Jake Grante (Crystal Palace), Kaylem Hartnett (Wexford), Sean Mackey (UCD), Cory O’Sullivan (Shamrock Rovers), Adam Queally (Waterford) Midfielders: Romeo Akachukwu (Waterford), Niall McAndrew (Derby County), Taylor Mooney (St.Patrick’s Athletic), Daniel McGrath (Bohemians), Matthew Moore (Cork City), John O’Sullivan (Shamrock Rovers), Freddie Turley (Shamrock Rovers), Forwards: Aaron McLaughlin (Finn Harps), Mason Melia (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Matthew Murray (Cork City), Nickson Okosun (Boheminas), Ike Orazi (Shamrock Rovers), Naj Razi (Shamrock Rovers) International Friendly Fixtures Thursday, February 9 | Ireland MU17 v Hungary MU17, Pinatar Arena, Spain, kick-off 1pm (Irish time) Saturday, February 11 | Ireland MU17 v Hungary MU17. Pinatar Arena, Spain, kick-off 1pm (Irish time)