Women Sharing Their Love for the Game Sunday, May 19, 2013
“Oh, girls play this game?” a spectator at the Canada Cup Floorball Championship asked.
Not only do they play Floorball, women dominate the game in North America.
This February the women’s national floorball team faced the U.S women’s team to determine who would qualify to represent North America in the Floorball World Championship. Team Canada beat the U.S women’s team 7-4 and 2-1, allowing them to head to the Czech Republic this December.
“Our goal is to make it to the semis,” says head coach Robin Ridgewell. “In Europe, they play a different game then us, but we don’t mind that. We have speed. Our forwards are fast and our defence is strong,” says Ridgewell.
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