Guyana’s female national hockey team clinched second place behind Trinidad and Tobago in the Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) 2018 International Women’s Hockey series which concluded yesterday after drawing 1-1 with the host in their final encounter.
The match, which was played at the Sir Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, saw Guyana netting in the 40th minute courtesy of Trisha Woodroffe’s penalty conversion.
The game waded on and looked poised to end in Guyana’s favour which would have placed the South Americans in a firm position to capture the title.
However, it was not to be as the Bajans found a late strike orchestrated by Nakisha Downes who levelled the game 1-1 in the 60th minute, the eventual final score.
Guyana after four outings, two draws, a defeat and a solitary victory against regional powerhouse Trinidad and Tobago, ended on five points behind the series winners Trinidad and Tobago who bagged seven points while the host finished last on three points.
The trio will next face each other in the upcoming CAC Games, set for Colombia later in July.
Meanwhile, the goal scorers for Guyana in the tournament were Shebeki Baptiste, Marzana Fiedtkou, Princessa Wilkie and Woodroffe all of whom found the back of the net once.
The series results are as follows
Guyana 1 – 1 Barbados
Trinidad 0 – 1 Guyana
Trinidad 1 – 0 Barbados
Guyana 1 – 3 Trinidad
Barbados 1 – 1 Guyana
Barbados 0 – 0 Trinidad