Wild moment: Hijab-clad woman throws punches at onlooker as huge fight breaks out at junior soccer match
- Shocking fight took place at soccer match
- Woman repeatedly hit man in the head
- Granville Rage were playing Camden Tigers
Violence has marred a youth soccer match in Sydney’s western suburbs after an all-out brawl spilled into the stands, with a female spectator repeatedly punching a man in the face.
Confrontation video footage captured the incident at the game between the Granville Rage and Camden Tigers at Rydalmere Park, involving both players and spectators.
In the video clip, a hijab-clad woman can be seen throwing multiple punches at a man’s face before grabbing another woman in a headlock and smashing her into the seats.
Police, who are investigating the shocking incident, believe a football player walked off the pitch to attack a man in the crowd, who then had to be taken to Westmead Hospital.
NSW Police have issued a statement asking witnesses to come forward and provide more information about the incident.
Conflicting video footage captured a violent incident at a game between the Granville Rage and Camden Tigers in western Sydney.
“Officers from Ryde Police Area Command are investigating after a fight in North West Sydney over the weekend,” the statement read.
At around 3pm on Saturday 5th August 2023, two groups were playing a game of football on an oval in Park Road, Rydalmere, when a fight broke out on the pitch.
Police were told a player walked off the field and approached a spectator before assaulting a 42-year-old man who sustained a wrist injury. The man was taken to Westmead Hospital in stable condition.
Players and spectators tried to break up the fight while others got involved.
“While police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have mobile phone vision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.”
Football NSW said the daily telegraph that they are aware of the incident and have a ‘zero tolerance policy’ for violence.
“Football NSW is aware of an incident that took place at a match on Saturday and has opened an investigation into the matter. No further comment will be made on the matter,” a spokesperson said.
In the clip you can see a woman throwing multiple punches at a man who appears sitting
“Football NSW adopts a zero tolerance policy for any form of violence at sanctioned events and is committed to promoting a safe and friendly environment for all participants in football.”