Netherlands thrashes Zambia 10-3 in women's football tournament to set new Olympics record
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The Netherlands thrashed Zambia 10-3 to break the record for the most goals scored by a single team in a women's Olympic football match.
(CNN)The Netherlands thrashed Zambia 10-3 to break the record for the most goals scored by a single team in a women's Olympic football match.
Wednesday's action-packed encounter also made it the highest scoring game in women's Olympics football since it made its debut at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Zambia did have reason for celebration as captain Barbra Banda scored her country's first ever women's goal at an Olympics.
It was a game that saw Brazilian football legends Marta and Formiga create Olympic history, with Marta becoming the first player to score in five straight Olympics and Formiga playing in her seventh Games.