November internationals round-up

We had a number of players in action for their countries during the last week.

By BHAFC • 23 November 2023

By The FAI
Andrew Moran made his senior Republic of Ireland debut against New Zealand.

Andrew Moran made his senior debut for the Republic of Ireland during the international break, while Simon Adingra scored his first goal for the Ivory Coast.

Here's how all of our men's internationals got on across the age groups.

Senior teams

Simon Adingra - Ivory Coast

  • Gambia 0-2 Ivory Coast (66 minutes played)
  • Ivory Coast 9-0 Seychelles (84 minutes played)

Simon Adingra scored his first goal for the Ivory Coast in their 9-0 win over Seychelles, having also started in their 2-0 win over Gambia.

Evan Ferguson and Andrew Moran - Republic of Ireland

  • Netherlands 1-0 Republic of Ireland (Evan played for 55 minutes, Andrew an unused sub)
  • Republic of Ireland 1-1 New Zealand (Evan came on in the 66th minute, Andrew came on in the 78th minute)

Andrew Moran made his Republic of Ireland senior debut in his country’s 1-1 draw with New Zealand, while Evan made his seventh and eighth appearance for Ireland.

Billy Gilmour - Scotland

  • Georgia 2-2 Scotland (45 minutes played)
  • Scotland 3-3 Norway (unused sub)

Billy Gilmour started in Scotland’s 2-2 draw with Georgia, as his country confirmed their second place finish in the Group A qualifiers for Euro 2024, having secured their place in the competition back in October.

Pascal Gross - Germany

  • Germany 2-3 Turkiye (unused sub)
  • Austria 2-0 Germany (unused sub)

Germany boss Julian Nagelsmann saw his team team lose both games during the break, leaving Pascal Gross on the bench for their pair of friendlies.

Joao Pedro - Brazil

  • Colombia 2-1 Brazil (brought on after 27 minutes)
  • Brazil 0-1 Argentina (unused sub)

Joao Pedro made his senior debut for Brazil, coming on to replace Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior with just half an hour played in their 2-1 defeat to Colombia. Joao was an unused substitute in Brazil’s defeat to Argentina, which was marred by crowd trouble.

Bart Verbruggen - The Netherlands

  • Netherlands 1-0 Republic of Ireland (Bart played the full 90 minutes)
  • Gibraltar 0-6 Netherlands (Bart played the full 90 minutes)

Bart Verbruggen made it three consecutive clean sheets for his country, after the goalkeeper prevented the Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar from finding the back of the net in their Euro 2024 qualifiers. Ronald Koeman's side have already qualified for next summer’s finals.


Facundo Buonanotte - Argentina Under-23s

  • Japan U23s 5-2 Argentina U23s (Facundo played for 60 minutes)
  • Japan U23s 0-0 Argentina U23s


Yasin Ayari - Sweden Under-21s

  • Sweden Under-21s 3-0 Finland Under-21s (Yasin played for 62 minutes)
  • Sweden Under-21s 2-4 Netherlands Under-21s (Yasin played for 81 minutes)

Ruairi McConville - Northern Ireland U21s

  • England Under-21s 3-0 Northern Ireland Under-21s (played the full 90 minutes)


James Beadle England under-20s

  • Italy Under-20s 3-0 England Under-20s (James played the full 90 minutes)
  • Germany Under-20s 2-3 England Under-20s (James played the full 90 minutes)


Josh Duffus and Jack Hinshelwood - England Under-19s

England Under-19s 6-0 Macedonia Under-19s (Josh played 25 minutes, Jack played 60 minutes)

England Under-19s 3-2 Japan Under-19s (Josh played for 61 minutes, Jack played for 24 minutes)

Mark O’Mahony - Republic of Ireland U19s

Republic of Ireland Under-19s 3-1 Albania Under-19s (Mark played the full 90 minutes, scoring twice)

Republic of Ireland Under-19s 0-0 Slovenia Under-19s (Mark played for 88 minutes)

Belgium Under-19s 1-0 Republic of Ireland Under-19s (Mark played the full 90 minutes)