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The German women’s national team successfully designed their first test match for the World Cup tournament in Canada. The selection of the German Ice Hockey Association defeated the team from Austria in Füssen with 5: 1 (1: 0, 1: 1, 3: 1: 0, 1: 1, 3: 0).
The goals for the team of young national coach Franziska Busch were scored by record national players Andrea Lanzl (6th), Laura Kluge (35th), Nicola Eisenschmid (48th), Tabea Botthof (51st) and Katarina Jobst-Smith (59th). Anna Meixner (21st) scored 1: 1 for the guests from the neighboring country.
The DEB team is currently in part two of the World Cup preparations at the federal base and will complete another performance comparison with the Austrians on Thursday (11 a.m.). After a subsequent week of home training, the hot phase of preparation for the season’s highlight begins on April 16. The DEB women will train in a bladder until they leave for Canada on April 22nd and are then already subject to the test specifications for the World Cup. Ice training will only be possible in the World Cup location from May 1st.
The start of the World Cup for the DEB women will take place on May 6th against Japan (6 p.m. German time), further opponents in group B in Truro will be the Czech Republic (May 8), Hungary (May 10) and Denmark (May 11). May) be. Shortly before the start of the tournament, a third World Cup test is planned for the German team.
Young national coach Franziska Busch: “We have improved from third to third. You have already noticed that the players haven’t played for a long time. Overall, it was a good and compact performance, we were able to implement some things that we had previously trained and know what we still have to work on for tomorrow. The five goals are nice for us too, that is not something that can be taken for granted. We worked hard for all of our goals and spent a lot of time in the offensive zone. Now we want to do another 60 minutes tomorrow and try to keep up the pace. ”