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Croatian Women Beat Northern Ireland in Istria Cup

croatiaThe Croatian women’s national football team have beaten Northern Ireland in Umag to record their first victory in the Istria Cup…

Croatia came back from a goal down to win 2-1 thanks to goals from Violeta Baban and Ivana Rudelić. Croatia opened the tournament, which features also Poland, Romania, Wales, Slovakia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, Hungary, Republic of Ireland and France B, with two 0-0 draws against Romania and Poland.

Croatia will now play Wales on Wednesday in a 5th-6th playoff match in Poreč, whilst Poland will play Slovakia in the final of the tournament. Austria and France B will battle it out for 3rd and 4th.

Croatia – Northern Ireland 2:1 (0:1)
Istria Kup 2015, Umag

Goalscorers: 0:1 – Callaghan (9′), 1:1 – Baban (58′), 2:1 – Rudelić (75′)

CROATIA: Bačić, Balog, Nevrkla, Hercigonja-Moulton, Joščak, Baban, Andrlić, Šalek, Lojna, Žigić, Miočević. (Also played: Rudelić, Šundov, Pezelj, Mihić, Stanić). Coach: Z. Kolak.

(photo / HNS)



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