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Stephen Kenny Calls Up Four New Faces For Summer Friendlies

They'll face Andorra and Hungary.

Stephen Kenny has included four uncapped players in his Republic of Ireland squad for next month’s friendlies with Andorra and Hungary. 

Having helped Norwich gain promotion to the Premier League, there’s a first call up for 18-year old defender Andrew Omobamidele. 

After a 17-goal haul with St. Mirren, Jamie McGrath also makes the squad. 

As do Rotherham’s ex-Limerick winger Chiedoze Ogbene, and Shamrock Rovers midfielder Danny Mandroiu. 

Republic of Ireland Squad:

Goalkeepers: Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool), Gavin Bazunu (Rochdale, on loan from Manchester City)

Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Matt Doherty (Tottenham Hotspur), Lee O’Connor (Tranmere Rovers, on loan from Celtic), James McClean (Stoke City), Ryan Manning (Swansea City), Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion), John Egan (Sheffield United), Andrew Omobamidele (Norwich City).

Midfielders: Josh Cullen (Anderlecht), Conor Hourihane (Swansea City, on loan from Aston Villa), Harry Arter (Nottingham Forest), Jason Knight (Derby County), Jayson Molumby (Preston North End, on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion), Jamie McGrath (St. Mirren), Daniel Mandroiu (Shamrock Rovers).

Forwards: Callum Robinson (West Bromwich Albion), James Collins (Luton Town), Adam Idah (Norwich City), Aaron Connolly (Brighton and Hove Albion), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur), Chiedozie Ogbene (Rotherham United), Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth), Daryl Horgan (Wycombe Wanderers).

Fixtures - International Friendlies

03/06 - Andorra v Ireland, Estadi Johan Cruyff, 5pm

08/06 - Hungary v Ireland, Szusza Ferenc Stadion, 7pm

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