Final Day Roundup – FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022 – European Qualifier 2021

Posted On 24/10/2021

The final day in Pisa was the critical one as Ireland and Wales battled it out for the one slot on offer at the World Cup. Ireland prevailed as the overall winner and booked their ticket to the FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022.

Match 9: France v Poland 4-2

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Ema van der ZandenFrench player: “In the first half we were really want to win and in the second half scored some extra goals, it was especially important. Our plan is in the winter we are going to work hard to improve in ourselves, get better and come back with more power. 

Match 10: Russia v Italy 2 – 2 (3 – 4 SO)

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Agueda Moroni, Italian player: “To be honest, it’s incredibly good to finish with a win, obviously. I know now we had a lot of opportunities to get the gold, but we are the team that is growing. We are where deserve to be and it was a very tough tournament. “ 

Match 11: Belarus v Scotland 1 – 2

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Katie Robertson, Scottish player: “To end on a high today is the main thing. We did not get the result we wanted, and we did not have our best performance, but after yesterday’s lost, we came back today and won 3rd place. Wonderful team performance today, there is a lot of things we need to work on. “ 

Match 12: Ireland v Wales 2 – 1

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The final game for the spot in FIH Hockey World Cup 2022 was tough for both teams. Game vas intense and powerfulWales team had a lot of chances to score the goals, but Irish ladies showed they are better.  

Top Scorers: Fiona Burnet (SCO), Iluiia Sartakova (RUS), Anna O’Flanagan (IRL) 

Best Goalkeeper: Roseanne Thomas (WAL) 

Best Player: Maria Socino (ITA) 

Full tournament stats here:

Team World Ranking Final Standing
 Ireland 8 1
 Wales 26 2
 Scotland 22 3
 Belarus 21 4
 Italy 17 5
 Russia 19 6
 France 28 7
 Poland 24 8

All games were live-streamed on  

Photograph:  Ireland Qualifies for the Women’s World Cup 2002 (EHF / World Sport pics)

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