O'Neill tips Boyce to shine for N Ireland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill believes in-form forward Liam Boyce can make a big impact in the games New Zealand and Azerbaijan.

Ross County striker Boyce topped the goalscoring charts in the Scottish Premiership this season and he could fill the void left by the absence of Jamie Ward and Conor Washington.

O'Neill's team take on New Zealand in a Belfast friendly on Friday night before the World Cup qualifier in Azerbaijan on 10 June.

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