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Thursday 29 Feb 2024
Northern Ireland set to host WU16 tournament

A UEFA development tournament for Women’s Under-16 teams is due to be staged in Northern Ireland next month.

The four-team mini tournament will feature Spain, Belgium and Iceland as well as Northern Ireland, with all games being played at Seaview Stadium in Belfast.

Matchday one, on Sunday 10 March, will see Spain take on Iceland (11am) and Northern Ireland come up against Belgium (4pm).

The next set of games is on Tuesday 12 March when Northern Ireland tackle Spain (11am) and Iceland face Belgium (4pm).

The final matchday is on Friday 15 March. Belgium v Spain is the first match in north Belfast that day (11am) followed by Northern Ireland v Iceland (4pm).

Entry is free to all of the games.

The Northern Ireland team will be coached by Julie Nelson and Clare Carson. Julie will be the head coach, while Clare will be her assistant.

The tournament is being organised by the Irish Football Association on behalf of UEFA.