Talented Emueje Ogbayagbevha scored an outstanding hat-trick as Belarus Premier League leaders Minsk demolished old rivals Bobruichanka 9-1 at the FC Minsk Stadium.
Emueje took her tally to 20 goals for Minsk in the Premier League.
Tamila Himich opened the scoring in the fourth minute at the near post.
29-year-old Emueje slammed home past the keeper in the 21st minute for Minsk’s second before registering her second goal after 23 minutes. She again evaded the Bobruichanka backline and finished delightfully.
Tamila Himich was once again on song late in the first half.
Emueje’s power and eye for goal were devastating for Bobruichanka and she showed her enduring quality three minutes after the break with a deserved treble.
She gave way for Victoria Tikhon in the 65th minute of action.
Minsk: 1-Natalia Voskovovich, 7-Anastasia Schuppo (21-Anastasia Popova, 79), 8-Margarita Yushko, 9-Emuje Ogbayagbevha (20-Victoria Tikhon, 65), 10-Anna Kozyupa, 17-Maria Galai, 18-Elvira Urazeva (30-Alvina Nyolle, 57), 23-Love Shmatje (k-88), Cisse (2-Polina Shatilanya, 46), 97-Tamila Himich, 99-Anastasia Linnik.
Subs not used: 12-Ekaterina Kovalchuk.
Bobruichanka: 1-Tatiana Makhovskaya, 4-Darya Khromko (31-Olga Aniskova, 31), 5-Oksana Belova (c) (8-Ekaterina Avhimovic, 28; 9-Valeria Kuntsevich, 76), 7-Anna Vasilyeva, 14-Zoya Gorbunova (3-Anna Rabchenko, 70), 17-Elena Buzinova, 21-Tatiana Gavrilya, 22-Anastasia Kunitskaya, 23-Olga Gavrilen, 25-Tatiana Loginova, 77-Ekaterina Kuczynska.
Goals: 1-0 Himic (4), 2-0 Ogbayagbevha (21), 3-0 Ogbayagbevha (23), 4-0 Himic (45), 5-0 Ogbayagbevha (48), 5-1.Aniskovtseva (56), 6-1 Nyolle (60, from the penalty spot), 7-1 Tikhon (75), 8-1 Himich (79), 9-1 Linnik (84).