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FAI confirm Hungary for Budapest friendly

Updated: Tuesday, 07 Feb 2012 14:15

A view of the Ferenc Puskas Stadium in Budapest
A view of the Ferenc Puskas Stadium in Budapest

The FAI have announced that the Republic of Ireland will face Hungary in their final Euro 2012 warm-up game in Budapest.

The game will take place at the Puskás Ferenc stadium in the Hungarian capital on Monday, 4 June - six days before Giovanni Trapattoni’s side begin their quest for Euro glory against Croatia.

Two other warm-up games have already been confirmed, with the Czech Republic the opponents at the Aviva Stadium on 29 February and Bosnia Herzegovina visiting the Dublin 4 venue on 26 May.

The Hungary friendly completes the programme ahead of the finals, with the squad heading to a pre-training camp in Montecatini, Italy on 27 May for one week. On 5 June, they will arrive at their training camp in Gdynia, Poland.

Republic of Ireland Euro 2012 match schedule: (Irish time)

10 June: Republic of Ireland v Croatia, Poznan (7.45pm)

14 June: Spain v Republic of Ireland, Gdansk (7.45pm)

18 June: Italy v Republic of Ireland, Poznan (7.45pm)

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