Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill says launching home wins Estonia and Belarus may lay the stage for a solid bid for Euro 20 20 qualification despite their challenging group.

Group C opponents consist of and the Netherlands however O’Neill states a strong beginning to the group will probably give northern-ireland belief they could adapt.

“We’re really difficult group, there isn’t any question about that, but I am certain that this team may do at the level,” said O’Neill, whose unwanted host Estonia on Thursday before Sunday’s match against Belarus at Windsor Park.