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Brazil beat Japan

On the second day of action at the women's World League Intercontinental Tournament in Lewisville, Texas Brazil claimed their first win. Thanks to a nice first half Japan were defeated 10-7. Four players, including Izabella Chiappini (pictured), scored 2 goals for the winners. In other results Australia bounced back from a tough win over China on opening day by holding Canada scoreless for 3 quarters in a 2-11 triumph. Top scorers for the Stingers were Hannah Buckling, Bronte Halligan, Rowie Webster and Nicola Zagame who netted a pair of shots each. Hosts USA cruised past China 19-5 after already leading 10-1 at half-time. Maggie Steffens, Kiley Neushul and Mackenzie Fischer scored 3 goals apiece in the win.


FINA World League Women's Interncontinental Tournament
Lewisville, Texas (USA)

Schedule and results


Day 1 - Tuesday, February 16:

Australia vs. China 12-10 (3-2, 2-3, 4-2, 3-3)
Brazil vs. USA 2-17 (1-3, 1-8, 0-4, 0-2)
Japan vs. Canada 10-19 (3-6, 3-3, 1-4, 3-6)

Day 2 - Wednesday, February 17:


Canada vs. Australia 2-11 (0-2, 2-4, 0-2, 0-3)
Brazil vs. Japan 10-7 (3-1, 2-0, 2-3, 3-3)
USA vs. China 19-5 (5-1, 5-0, 5-2, 4-2)

Day 3 - Thursday, February 18:

16.40: China vs. Canada
18.00: Japan vs. USA
19.20: Australia vs. Brazil

Day 4 - Friday, February 19:


16.40: Brazil vs. China
18.00: Japan vs. Australia
19.20: USA vs. Canada

Day 5, Saturday, February 20:

16.40: China vs. Japan
18.00: Brazil vs. Canada
19.20: Australia vs. USA

Day 6, Sunday February 21:


10.00: 5th/6th place
11.20: 3rd/4th place
12.40: 1st/2nd place

N.b.: time mentioned is local time.

Top 4 placed teams (ex. China) advance to FINA World League Super Final (June 7-12, Shanghai, China).

All matches streamed live. Click here for live stream.

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