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At the 1932 summer Olympics, India defeated the USA with a score of 24-1.

My question :

  1. Is this match the highest scoring match ever for all matches at International levels (no domestics)?
  2. Is there any other country (other than India) who has defeated their opponent by 20+ goals?
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Welcome to Sports SE! At which level of field-hockey are you interested in gathering an answer from? Meaning, are you looking for Olympic matches, professional matches, etc? –  edmastermind29 Aug 9 '13 at 13:11
    
all matches at International levels, no domestics. –  Mithlesh Kumar Aug 9 '13 at 13:23
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Pertinent information. Your question has been updated. –  edmastermind29 Aug 9 '13 at 13:24
    
thanks for editing –  Mithlesh Kumar Aug 9 '13 at 13:29

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Here somebody states:

In um Field Hockey it was 1994 when New Zealand pounded tiny American Samoa 36-1 in an Olympic qualifier. The Samaon goal came when a NZ defender put it in his own net, thus an own goal.

I couldn't verify that.


However, while looking for verification I did find this:

Kookaburras [Australia] slaughter Samoa 26-0 in World Cup qualifier

See here and here.

I assume that this is Samoa, the nation.


And then I found this.

Argentina men 30, Dominican Republic 0

Argentina women 25, Dominican Republic 0

Chile men 25, Dominican Republic 0

United States men 23, Dominican Republic 0

Argentina U-21 women 21, Dominican Republic 0

Chile women 20, Dominican Republic 0


Papua New Guinea (men and women) were beaten with monster scores by New Zealand and Australia, including

New Zealand 39 – 0 Papua New Guinea

(See here.)


And Brazil, Bermuda and Peru have each lost to Argentina with 20 or more goals. See here, here, here.


For other contenders, you might want to check each of these.

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