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Stephen Kenny Condemns Booing As Irish Take The Knee In Hungary

Ireland played out a goalless draw last night in Budapest. 

Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has condemned Hungarian supporters who booed the taking of the knee by Irish players prior to kick off. 

Ireland played out a goalless draw with Hungary in front of a hostile crowd last night in Budapest. 

As the Irish players showed their opposition to racism, boos engulfed the stadium. 

Kenny described the incident as 'incomprehensible' and damaging to Hungary's status as a European Championship host city. 

Goalkeeper Caoimhín Kelleher and Chiedozie Ogbene made their competitive debuts in the draw. 

Ogbene is the first African born player to line out for the Republic of Ireland. 

He gave his reaction to the boos:


John Egan hit the post in the first half as the Boys in Green took their unbeaten run to 3 games. 

Boss Stephen Kenny is positive about the future:

 

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