The 10th Women’s U19 World Floorball Championships ended on Sunday in Katowice, Poland. This is the 7th gold medal for Sweden at the Women’s U19 WFC.
Sweden got a strong start for the final when first Moa Dynefalk followed by Hanna Nordstrand and captain Saga Emtell all scored once in the first period. After the first intermission, Czechs succeeded to score and Karolina Sigmundova took them one goal closer to the Swedes. Nordstrand scored once more but the rest of the regular time was a show by the Czech team.
Photo: Michal Tarabik
Anna Bruchackova was the star with her hat-trick and after three periods the match went to overtime. The ten minutes were intense and both teams had scoring opportunities. None of them succeeded and the final had to be decided in a penalty shootout.
Cajsa Alm scored the deciding goal and after Maja Lindsjo made the most important save of this tournament, Sweden could start celebrations while their fans were cheering on the stands.
Final CZE – SWE 4-5 ps.
Best players: Kristyna Lechnerova (CZE) & Saga Emtell (SWE)
Game statistics final
Women’s U19 WFC 2022 final standings