The 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championships has finally arrived for the Republic of Ireland as they meet Norway on Monday in Yerevan, Armenia.
The first game in Group B - which also contains France and Czech Republic - will see Tom Mohan's squad come up against Norway in a battle for three crucial points.
The top two teams from Group A & Group B will advance to the semi-finals, so Ireland know exactly what is at stake in this European Championship opener.
Norway v Republic of Ireland
Monday, 15 July
FFA Academy Stadium, Yerevan
Kick-Off: 15:45 (Irish Time)
Live on TV: RTE2
Referee: Nikola Dabanovic (Montenegro)
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Brian Maher (St Patrick's Athletic), George McMahon (Burnley)
Defenders: Andy Lyons (Bohemians), Mark McGuinness (Arsenal), Oisin McEntee (Newcastle United), Andrew Omobamidele (Norwich City), Jack James (Unattached), Kameron Ledwidge (Southampton), Ciaran Brennan (Sheffield Wednesday)
Midfielders: Joe Hodge (Manchester City), Lee O'Connor (Manchester United), Barry Coffey (Celtic), Niall Morahan (Sligo Rovers), Brandon Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers), Conor Grant (Sheffield Wednesday)
Forwards: Jonathan Afolabi (Unattached), Ali Reghba (Leicester City), Tyreik Wright (Aston Villa), Matt Everitt (Brighton & Hove Albion), Festy Ebosele (Derby County)
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