Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:58
A'dam women's hockey team wins Champions Cup
For the 13th time, the hockey team of Amsterdam has won the most important European Cup. It is also the first time since 1992 that the team has won. The match between Den Bosch ended 2-2. A shoot-out would decide that Amsterdam are the champions. Maartje Paumen scored the first goal for Den Bosch during a penalty corner. Amsterdam in the first two quarters got multiple chances to equalize, with Maria Verschoor, Eva de Goede and Pien Holleman attempting scores, with no luck. In the third quarter, Lidewij Welten scored with a pass from Vera Vorstenbosch, making it 2-0. De Goede was then able to score from Amsterdam's fourth penalty corner. In the last quarter of the match, both teams were playing for the win. Kelly Jonker equalized the match. In the last minute, a penalty corner attempt from Paumen was failed to bring the win to Den Bosch. The shoot-outs saw Margot van Geffen, Maartje Goderie and Welten shot and missed for Den Bosch. For Amsterdam, De Goede and Ellen Hoog hit the goal, but Kitty van Male missed. Jonker brought home a 3-0.