U15s defeat Poland in second encounter…21/11/2019

Our U15 international side played their second match against visitors Poland at noon on Thursday in Eamonn Deacy Park and secured another 2-1 victory. Ireland conceded a 6th minute goal following a corner kick but continued to play in a confident and constructive manner. The equaliser came on 44 minutes with Rocco Vata being the quickest to react to a penalty kick save by the Polish goalkeeper to fire home. The winning goal duly arrived after 64 minutes with Kevin Zefi scoring with a fine shot from outside the penalty area.

Team: Shay O’Leary; Tristan Hughes, Sam Curtis, Cathal Heffernan, Daniel Kelly; Joe O’Brien-Whitmarsh, Rocco Vata, Cian Barrett; Kevin Zeffi, Adam Nugent, Alex Nolan
Luke O’Brien for Hughes 46′
Adam Murphy for O’Brien-Whitmarsh 47′
Caden McLoughlin for Nugent 55′
James McManus for Nolan 58′
Justin Ferizaj for Vata 70′
Gideon Tetteh for Barrett 73′

Goalkeepers: Shay O’Leary(Shamrock Rovers), Conor Walsh(Mayo SL)
Defenders: Finn Cowper-Gray(Klub Kildare), Sam Curtis(Shamrock Rovers), Cathal Heffernan(Cork City), Tristan Hughes(Shamrock Rovers), Daniel Kelly(Mayo SL), Luke O’Brien(Bray Wanderers)
Midfielders: Cian Barrett(Shamrock Rovers), Justin Ferizaj(Shamrock Rovers), James McManus(St Kevins Boys/Bohemian), Adam Murphy(Belvedere), Joe O’Brien-Whitmarsh(Cork City), Rocco Vata(Glasgow Celtic)
Forwards: Caden McLaughlin(Malaga CF), Alex Nolan(Cabinteely), Adam Nugent(Mayo SL), Gideon Tetteh(Shamrock Rovers), Kevin Zeffi(Shamrock Rovers)