Donegal woman Gemma McGuinness has been named on the Northern Ireland Women’s squad for this week’s Turkish Cup.
The Greencastle native, who plays for Derry City, is included on a 22-player squad named by manager Alfie Wylie.
The Northern Ireland team kick off their Turkish Women’s Cup campaign at the Gold City Hotel on Wednesday afternoon against Jordan (kick-off 12.30pm).
On Friday, they take on France ‘B’ (kick-off 2.30pm) followed by their final game two days later on Sunday against Kazakhstan (kick-off 12.30pm).
McGuinness previously played at underage level with the Republic of Ireland, turning out up to Under-19 level.
The Candystripes attacker is one of a 11 Irish League players included in the NI squad for this week’s tournament.
Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years’ experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.