FOOTBALL | Dundalk to meet Fermanagh and two American sides at Super Cup NI

U15 squad will compete in the Junior Section

The Super Cup NI takes place from July 23rd-28th

The Dundalk Schoolboys League U15 squad have been drawn against Co Fermanagh and American sides Strikers FC and NC Elite in this year’s Super Cup NI Junior Section.

The tournament begins in Coleraine on Sunday, July 23rd with a traditional welcome ceremony at the Showgrounds and closes with the finals in Ballymena on Friday, July 28th.

Dundalk SL will play their first game on Monday, July 24th when they meet Strikers FC before meeting NC Elite on Tuesday, July 25th.

The local squad, managed by Colin Finan and Martin Dullaghan, round off the section with a game against Co Fermanagh on Wednesday, July 25th. Venues and kick-off times will be confirmed in the coming days.

Manchester United, who make their return to the competition after a two-year absence, will also compete in the Junior Section.

They are one of six English clubs involved with Middlesbrough, Sheffield United, Plymouth Argyle, Swindon Town and Southampton also joining Glasgow Rangers in the mix.

Four American sides and representatives from Mexico, Chile and New Zealand will also feature while Dundalk SL are joined by fellow Irish sides Cherry Orchard and North Dublin along with and six Ulster County teams.

First Choice Soccer, GPS Bayern, Strikers and NC Elite make up half of the rest of the world line up in the 24-strong Junior competition, alongside Colina of Chile, Mexico’s Chivas Guadalajara and the Auckland-based MS Select who are back again from New Zealand.

The Dundalk SL squad continue their build-up to the tournament by travelling to Antrim at the weekend to play in the Orchard Cup.


Niall Brady (Bellurgan), Kyle Connolly (Glenmuir), Sean Maguire (Rock Celtic), Dara McCann (Blayney Academy), Michael John Hanlon (Bellurgan), Jamie Ward (Ardee Celtic), Mark Agnew (Glenmuir), Liam McStravick (Glenmuir), James Teelan (Quay Celtic), Josh Wilson (Blayne Academy), Donal Leavy (Rock Celtic), Keith Dollard (Quay Celtic), Gerard Uaumi (Bay United), Thomas Daly (Quay Celtic), Conal McCaul (Rock Celtic), Edward Otesanya (Rock Celtic), Ryan McDonnell (Quay Celtic),Odhran Hearty (Bay United).

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