Irish Medical Football Team appeal for help after over €2,000 worth of gear stolen before World Cup 6 years ago

Irish Medical Football Team appeal for help after over €2,000 worth of gear stolen before World Cup

The World Medical Football Championship gets underway in Barcelona on July 9.

The Irish Medical Football team are appealing for help after gear to the value of €2,300 was stolen from the car of one of their squad members just days before they depart for the World Medical Football Championship.

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27 training tops, 20 jerseys, 25 pairs of shorts and 25 pairs of socks were stolen from the car of Ronan McDermott, a goalkeeper with the Irish Medical Football team, in Drumcondra on Saturday.

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Gardai are currently investigating the incident, but with just over a week to go until the start of the tournament, the Irish Medical Football team are appealing for any information that might lead to the kit being recovered.

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Speaking to JOE, McDermott said that the gear was stolen from his car, which was broken into outside his house in Drumcondra on Saturday.

The items stolen include the full away kit for the entire squad, which is comprised of players who are all fully-qualified doctors, who will be competing against 21 rival teams in the tournament at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barcelona, from July 9-16.

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Anyone with any relevant information can contact the Irish Medical Football Team or Garda Info on Twitter.

Main image via Twitter/@Irelandmedical