Woodroffe leads Guyana to triumph over Kazakhstan

—Guyana lose to Canada Red

Trisha Woodroffe was excellent for Guyana who defeated Kazakhstan 2-1 yesterday

The National female hockey team yesterday endured mixed returns on the opening day of the Field Hockey Canada (FHC) Invitational Indoor Hockey Tri-Nation series in Canada, which included a thrilling win over Kazakhstan at the University of Toronto’s Athletic Centre.

 The Guyanese in the opening match defeated Kazakhstan, which is the highest ranked team in the series, 2-1 with both strikes for the Guyanese coming off the stick of journeywoman Trisha Woodroffe.

 The Guyanese, however, went down to Canada Red 0-6 in their second encounter of the day to underline what was deemed a solid day one showing despite the defeat.

 The South Americans will face Canada White today in their final group match before the semis.

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