Hong Kong Women's U19 Team Finished in 12th Place, Highest Ranking of Hong Kong of All Time
10 Aug 2019
Hong Kong scored victories over Israel (11-7) and Belgium (22-1) in their group, losing to Native American team Haudenosaunee (24-5) and Puerto Rico (21-2) to finish with a 2-2 record.

In the opening round of the play-offs, they lost 25-0 to eventual champions the US and were left fighting for eighth to 18 places. A thrilling 10-9, double-overtime victory over Czech Republic, followed by losses to Haudenosaunee (20-5) and Scotland (11-10) ensured they would finish 12th.

Hong Kong U19 coach Jane Karger was happy with her team’s performance, saying the players are ready to step up to the next level thanks to the growing popularity of lacrosse in the city.

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