Bell Bags Brace For Northern Ireland U-17s

Northern Ireland finished third in UEFA U-17 Championship Qualifying Group 10, following a 2-0 victory 0ver Georgia on Sunday afternoon.

Megan Bell missed an early penalty but did give the Irish the lead after half an hour.

Bell struck a second time on 49 minutes as Northern Ireland finished their campaign with a victory, following defeats to both Austria and Portugal.

It was the Austrians who won the group decider, 2-1 over the hosts.

Linda Mittermair’s opener was cancelled out in first-half stoppage-time by Telma Encarnação but Lisa Kolb later hit the winner.

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