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Tuesday 08 Aug 2017
Coaches praise Northern Ireland as hosts

The managers of the eight teams participating in the UEFA Women's Under 19 Championships have spoken of their delight at the welcome they have been given in Northern Ireland. 

The hosts will compete in Group A with Spain, Scotland and Germany with Group B consisting of England, Italy, France and the Netherlands.

England coach Mo Marley is happy to be back in Belfast after numerous visits in recent years, she said: "We have been here a couple times recently, we have had about three events in the last two years. We have had a great time all the way through, all the hotels we have stayed in have made us feel welcome."

Netherlands coach Jessica Torny offered praise but did have one slight complaint, she said: "I think the training pitches are beautiful for us. The weather is a little bit not so good but it's okay. For the girls it is good to be here."

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