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Football | Republic of Ireland learn Nations League opponents

The Republic of Ireland have drawn Bulgaria, Finland and Wales in League B of the 2020/2021 UEFA Nations League.

Stephen Kenny will be at the helm for the Boys in Green's campaign in Group 4, which will see Ireland face Wales in the competition for the second year running.

The matches against Bulgaria, Finland and Wales will be Kenny's first competitive matches in charge as senior manager.

The winners of the four groups in League B will be promoted to League A for the third edition of the tournament.

Denmark, who topped Ireland's group in the maiden year of the tournament, have been drawn alongside Belgium, England in Iceland in League A.

Northern Ireland, also in League B, have been matched with Austria, Norway and Romania in Group 1.

Scotland will take on Czech Republic, Israel and Slovakia in Group 2.

The two highest-ranked sides in the Nations League who do not finish in the top two of their World Cup qualifying group will enter the play-offs for the 2022 tournament in Qatar.

Times and dates for the matches will be confirmed by UEFA this week.

You can find the full draw below.

League A:

Group 1: Netherlands, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland

Group 2: England, Belgium, Denmark, Iceland

Group 3: Portugal, France, Sweden, Croatia

Group 4: Switzerland, Spain, Ukraine, Germany

League B:

Group 1: Austria, Norway, Northern Ireland, Romania

Group 2: Czech Republic, Scotland, Slovakia, Israel

Group 3: Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Hungary

Group 4: Wales, Finland, Republic of Ireland, Bulgaria

League C:

Group 1: Azerbaijan, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Monetenegro

Group 2: Armenia, Estonia, North Macedonia, Georgia

Group 3: Moldova, Slovenia, Kosovo, Greece

Group 4: Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Belarus, Albania

League D:

Group 1: Faroe Islands, Latvia, Andorra, Malta

Group 2: San Marino, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar

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