Netherlands thrashes Zambia 10-3 in women's football tournament to set new Olympics record

Netherlands thrashes Zambia 10-3 in girls’s soccer event to set new Olympics file

Wednesday’s action-packed encounter additionally made it the best scoring sport in girls’s Olympics soccer because it made its debut on the 1996 Atlanta Video games.

Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema stole the present scoring 4 occasions within the Group F encounter on the Miyagi Stadium in Rifu, earlier than being substituted within the second half.

Most of the Netherlands gamers ply their commerce on the prime of girls’s soccer and their high quality and expertise was simply an excessive amount of for Zambia.

Nevertheless, regardless of being on the top of an emphatic defeat, Zambian gamers continued to place within the effort and scored twice within the last 10 minutes.

Zambia did have purpose for celebration as captain Barbra Banda scored her nation’s first ever girls’s purpose at an Olympics.

The 21-year-old striker went on to attain a memorable hat-trick, changing into the primary feminine African participant to attain three objectives at a Video games.

The Netherlands face Brazil subsequent on Saturday, who bought their marketing campaign off to a flying begin earlier on Wednesday with a complete 5-0 victory over China.

It was a sport that noticed Brazilian soccer legends Marta and Formiga create Olympic history, with Marta changing into the primary participant to attain in 5 straight Olympics and Formiga taking part in in her seventh Video games.