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Australia coach praises Martin Boyle

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The Hibernian footballer had a great match against Lebanon, adding his second official cap with his country on Saturday

Martin Boyle was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, but the Hibernian winger qualifies to play with Australia thanks to his Sydney-born father.

And the Aussies took advantage of this, and Boyle appeared for the first time with them against South Korea, and then against Lebanon.

Boyle scored twice in the 3-0 win over Lebanon, and Australia coach Graham Arnold is very happy about it.

“He’s fit into the group so well,” Arnold said according to the BBC.

“It was pretty special when we presented him with his debut jersey and he got it from Timmy.”

“It was a no-brainer,” he added.

“To be honest, I didn’t have to work too hard to convince him. He was very keen to do it.”