• Senegal's Hamidou Barry scores hat-trick
  • Ecuador still searching for first ever Beach Soccer World Cup goal
  • Senegal's next game: vs hosts Bahamas, Ecuador's next game: vs Switzerland, both on 29 April

Senegal thrashed tournament debutants Ecuador 9-0 in the opening match in Group A at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017, led by a hat-trick from Hamidou Barry.

Making their sixth tournament appearance, Senegal dominated the match from kick-off and jumped into a 3-0 lead after the first interval.

The African champions are looking to advance past the quarter-finals for the first time in the competition after finishing as quarter-finalists in 2007 and 2011.

After this display, they will have the confidence needed to try and make history in the Bahamas.