Fortunato hits late winner to deny Irish

Braga 2 Irish Amateurs 1

Braga had taken the lead through a no less impressive Pedro Nobre strike on 61 minutes, but their dogged Irish opponents struck back soon after, David O’Sullivan pouncing on a loose ball after Ray Whelehan’s free-kick was parried.

IRISH AMATEURS: Brendan O’Connell, Kenneth Hoey, Ross Carrig, James Walsh (C), Christopher Barbour, Laurence Dunne, David O’Sullivan, David Lacey, Ray Whelehan, Christopher Higgins, Barry Kavanagh.

Substitutes: Adrian Walsh (GK), Conor Dillon, Paul McCabe, Paul Breen, Daniel Loughran, Leighton Gleeson, Glen Keddy, Neil O’Brien, Adam Foley.

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