SPORTS DAY: New record as SA klap Seychelles 28-0


SPORTS DAY: New record as SA klap Seychelles 28-0

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National team sets new record with 28-0 win

SA’s under-17 women’s team set a host of new records on Saturday as they walloped the Seychelles 28-0 in the Cosafa championship in Mauritius, including two double hat-tricks. It was the biggest score in an international match in Africa‚ the biggest winning margin in a women’s competitive international, and the largest margin of victory by any SA team. It was a rampant performance at the St François Xavier Stadium Stadium on the second day of the eight-team tournament with Simphiwe Dludlu’s team 15-0 up at half-time‚ which included six goals from Oyisa Marhasi ‚ who was then promptly taken off. Captain Jessica Wade was the first to get a hat-trick‚ inside the opening 18 minutes, and Nabeelah Grant matched her – scoring on the stroke of half-time‚ another a minute into the second half, and then in the 74th minute. Tiffany Kortjie netted within two minutes of coming on in the 47th minute and went on to score six in 30 minutes. SA had 11 different goalscorers...

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