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Belarus v Northern Ireland - Pub Ammo

Footy Quiz (please see answers below)

1. Which player recently scored his third goal for NI, ten years to the week after his first?

2. How many European Championships have Northern Ireland appeared at in their history and which country knocked them out in the last-16 of the last one they played at?

3. Which Belarusian team hosted Arsenal and Chelsea in last season's UEFA Europa League?

4. Striker Conor Washington recently won promotion to the Premier League with which club?

5. Tonight's game will be played in the capital of Belarus, what is the city called?

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Classic Clips

Last time out…

Ever wondered if there’s an issue of Belarusian goalkeepers doping?

When you score your nation’s first ever goal at a European Championships.

Did You Know?

  • The Green and White Army are on the verge of winning four games in a row at the start of a qualifying campaign for the first time ever.
  • Leaving it late - four of NI’s six goals in the campaign group stages so far have come in the last quarter of an hour.
  • Belarus have only won one of their last 14 World Cup and European qualification matches and have never qualified for any major tournament.
  • The White Wings are so called because of the socialist literature The Land Beneath White Wings, penned by a Belarusian writer in the 1960’s. They are currently ranked 81st in the FIFA world rankings, 48 places below NI in 33rd.
     
  • There's every chance Igor Shitov will earn his 66th cap at right back tonight, a name we can all agree is absolutely outstanding.

Quiz Answers

1. Johnny Evans

2. 1 – Wales. France 2016 was NI’s first ever appearance at the Euros and they were knocked out by the Valley dwellers.

3. BATE Borisov

4. Sheffield United

5. Minsk