Eight hockey teams contested the Second Women’s
Pan American Cup at the Wildey Astroturf.
As well as deciding who gets to take home the winner’s
cup it will determine which of the eight teams earns a place in the
next women’s World Cup and which of the Commonwealth teams taking
part earns a place in the women’s hockey tournament in the next
Commonwealth Games in 2006. Read
Barbados’ women’s hockey team got a taste
of the standard of competition to expect in the second Women’s
Pan American Cup
In their final warm-up, they had a practice game against
a Canadian team which put on an impressive display of running, fitness
and positional and tactical play and came out winners by a convincing
8-0 margin. Read
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Friday 23, April-2004 by EZRA STUART
goalscorer Tricia-Ann Greaves (left) blocking this pass by Meredith
Keller of the United States.
Lack of experience and inadequate exposure to international
competitions are the major obstacles in the way of Barbados’ progress
in women’s hockey.
Coach Peter Norville lamented the lack of regular top-quality
competition after Barbados were beaten 1-7 by the United States in the
Pan American Women’s Hockey Championship at the Astroturf of the
Garfield Sobers Complex, yesterday. Read
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Barbados finished sixth in the
Pan American Women’s Hockey Cup after going down 2-5 to Chile
at the National Hockey Centre. Read
-Friday 30, April-2004 by Sherrylyn Clarke
de la Paz (left) battling with Kriston McCann in the final.
World champions Argentina successfully defended their
title in the Pan American Women’s Hockey Cup at the National Hockey
Centre with a 3-0 victory over the United States on Wednesday night.
They have also secured the lone automatic spot for the
Pan Am region in the International Hockey Federation’s 2006 World
Cup which will be held in Spain from September 27 to October 7. The
United States will head to the qualifiers for yet another chance at
making the World Cup. Read
Sunday 02, May-2004
THE Barbados Hockey Federation came in for high praise following the
successful staging of the Pan American Women’s Hockey Cup at the
National Hockey Centre last week.
During the closing ceremony on Wednesday night, Tony
von Ondarza, president of the Pan American Hockey Federation, congratulated
the organising committee for staging “a top-level event here in
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