Gutsy Girls in Green Beaten by Brazil

IRELAND’S U17 women’s team were beaten 2-1 by Brazil in their opening game at the World Cup in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trailing 1-0 at half-time, the Girls in Green struck back in the second half but couldn’t hold out against their South American counterparts.

Ireland play Canada on Thursday and face Ghana in their final group game next week.

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First posted, Sept 2010

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