Matildas open Olympics campaign on the perfect note

Joshua Bartlett
By Joshua Bartlett
Updated July 21 2021 - 1:41pm, first published 1:15pm
DELIGHT: Samantha Kerr (2) celebrates with her Matildas teammates after scoring against New Zealand on Wednesday night at Tokyo Stadium. Picture: AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan

There had been question marks over the Matildas' firepower as they boarded a plane to Tokyo. It took them 45 minutes to put those concerns to bed on Wednesday night, kicking off their Olympic campaign with a 2-1 win over New Zealand.

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Joshua Bartlett

Joshua Bartlett

Sport Journalist

A sport fanatic who is keen to promote all codes in the Illawarra and abroad. Mercury's football reporter

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