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[IN PICS] NI fans arrive in Switzerland

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Northern Ireland fans have arrived in the Swiss city of Basel ahead of Sunday evening's World Cup Playoff at St. Jakob-Park.

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The Green and White Army will be hoping their passionate support can drive Michael O'Neill's men to overturn the first leg defeat in Belfast.

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Northern Ireland fans, along with their southern counterparts, were recognised by UEFA last year, with an award for their outstanding contribution to the European Championship staged in France.

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The IFA received an allocation of 1,800 tickets, or around 5% of the stadium's 36,000 capacity.

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Despite being heavily outnumbered, the Northern Ireland fans will hope to make their presence felt as their team take on a side who have won nine competitive home fixtures in a row.

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