Ireland vs South Africa Full Match Highlights – In this match of Women’s Hockey of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Ireland and South Africa teams were face to face. This match was being played in Oi Hockey Stadium North Pitch. This stadium is located in Shinagawa City, Yashio, Japan.
It's finally here!— Hockey Ireland (@irishhockey) July 24, 2021
☘️ v 🇿🇦
🕐: 1.15pm (Irish time)
📺: @RTEsport @RTE2
📌: Oi Stadium, Tokyo
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First Half Ireland 1-0 South Africa
From the beginning of the first half, Ireland dominated the game. Ireland’s team did not give any chance to the South African team to score. With Roisin’s goal in the 9th minute, Ireland’s team expressed their intention to win the game.
Roisin Upton of Ireland celebrates scoring her side's first goal during the Women's Pool A Group Stage match against South Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.— sportsfile (@sportsfile) July 24, 2021
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In this half, Ireland’s team continued to attack South Africa’s goal but failed to score any other goal. This half ended on the score of 1-0.
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Second Half Ireland 2-0 South Africa
The story of the second half also remained exactly the same as the first half. Ireland’s attack on South Africa’s goal continued. And in the 45th minute, when Ireland’s Sarah had a chance to score, she scored the second goal for her team without missing it.
Crucial goal from @sarah_torrans in her first ever world ranking match, lovely volley (reminiscent of one for @LoretoHC in the Jacqui Potter Cup last season!) from a Matthews pass.— Hockey Ireland (@irishhockey) July 24, 2021
Cool heads needed now for Q4
☘️ 2🇿🇦 0#HockeyInvites #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/z4GHZTxEuJ
South Africa’s team was unable to score any goal in this game. And this game was won by Ireland.
Hockey Ireland vs South Africa Full Match Highlights: Tokyo Olympics 2020
This exciting game of women’s hockey of Tokyo Olympics 2020 was won by Ireland by easily defeating South Africa 2-0.
The perfect start, an #OlympicGames debut to remember for @IreWomenHockey as @roisinupton and @sarah_torrans score the vital goals in a 2-0 victory!— Hockey Ireland (@irishhockey) July 24, 2021
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