Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s Euro 2021 qualifiers with Belarus Postponed.

Northern Ireland Women’s Euro 2021 qualifier with Belarus next month has been postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Kenny Shiels side were due to play Belarus on April 14th.

However, UEFA has now informed the Irish Football Association that the match has been postponed and will be rescheduled. It is likely it will now be played in October instead, but that still has to be confirmed.

As things stand the return fixture against Belarus in Belfast will go ahead as planned on 5 June, however that is subject to a review of the situation.

Northern Ireland are fresh from competing in the Pinatar Cup where the went head to head with Scotland, Ukraine and Iceland.

On the tournament the manager said We went toe to toe with Scotland, who beat us 2-1, and they’re quite a bit ahead of us in terms of their development programmes, and we were the better team against Iceland, who are ranked 18th in the world

Northern Ireland currently sit 4th in the group 6 points behind second place Wales who they have drawn with twice in the campaign.


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