With eleven games done and gone at the European 7-a-side football championships in Maia, Portugal, the Netherland’s Iljas Visker continues to lead all competitors in scoring with seven goals in two games. Team mate Peter Kooij is second with five goals.
Ireland’s Dillon Sheridan, Podge Leacy, Luke Evans, Tomiwa Badun and Gary Messet, Netherland’s Anton Saedt, Mitch Lebon and Lars Conijn, England’s Jack Rutter and Michael Barker, and Ukraine’s Oleksandr Devlysh are all tied at third with three goals each.
Currently, Ireland and the Netherlands sit atop Group A with six points each. Scotland and Russia sit atop Group B with six points each. Ukraine and England sit atop Group C with four points each. Five teams, Finland, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Germany and Portugal remain winless in group play.
There have been some huge wins in the competition, including the Netherlands 14 – 0 shellacking of Denmark in the second game of the competition, Ireland’s 10 – 0 ass kicking of Finland in the third game of the competition, the Netherlands 14 – 0 victory over Finland in the sixth game of the competition, Ireland’s follow up 12 -0 win against Denmark in the next game, and Scotland’s 7 – 0 loss against Germany in the ninth game of the competition.
Three games in group play are scheduled for today. Netherlands vs Ireland, Northern Ireland vs Germany, and Russia vs Scotland.