Russia grabs their first win of the tournament

Posted On 24th July 2014

Photo: EHF/Frank Uijlenbroek
23/07/2014 – The women of Spain and Russia kicked off the last day of the pool matches at the Fintro Junior EuroHockey Championships. Russia was looking for their first points of the tournaments and after only 4 minutes Elena SAZHINA pushed the 0-1 behind Mariona GIRABENT. Spain dominated in terms of ball possession, but their play was to messy in the decisive area to pose any real danger in the Russian circle Ten minutes into the second half Julia PONS scored the equalizer on PC. And quickly after Celia SANCHEZ-VALVERDE put Spain in front with another PC. But in the end it was Russia who took home the victory thanks to two goals by Veronika SLOZHNEVA. Because England won it’s game against France they top Pool B and Spain finishes second.
Final score: 2-3 (0-1)
‘4 Elena Sazhina (RUS) 0-1 (FG)
’44 Julia Pons (ESP) 1-1 (PC)
’47 Celia Sanchez-Valverde 2-1 (PC)
’59 Veronika Slozhneva 2-2 (PS)
’62 Veronika Slozhneva 2-3 (PC)


Related Posts

Christmas comes early for Georgian Hockey!

The EHF is delighted to announce that whilst we will be launching the EHF Solidarity Grant system in 2021, the hockey players in Georgia will be the first to receive a much needed boost with sticks and balls coming directly from the EHF in the coming weeks! Recently...

EHF Executive Board Meeting – December 2020

The EHF Executive Board will have its final 2020 meeting via video conference on 12th December 2020. Agenda Presidents Welcome World Cup Qualification Update and discussion EHC 2023 Bid Recommendation Indoor Commercial Update Finance Update Committee Reports A full...