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Offaly Girl Leads Swiss Team Onto Pitch At World Cup

Photo Credit: Facebook @Anthony Kearny

Eight-year-old Aoibh Kearney says she was thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the team out.

An Offaly girl is thrilled after having the opportunity to lead the Swiss team into the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Qatar for their World Cup game against Cameroon. 

Eight year old Aoibh Kearney walked out onto the pitch with captain, Granit Xhaka.

Her brother Finn also had his fifteen minutes of fame this week, when an image of him wearing an Offaly jersey went viral after he was shown on screen at the Belgium v Canada earlier this week. 

The family has been living in Doha since 2019.

Aoibh's dad Anthony says the mascot call came at late notice:

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