Korean women’s ice hockey is on the verge of promotion to the second division of the world championship for the first time in history.
South Korea (19th), led by coach Kim Do-yoon, defeated England 3–4 in the 4th game of the Division 1 Group B (3rd division) of the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championship held at the ice rink at the Gwanggyo Sports Center in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do on the 22nd. I hit 2 and ran a 4-game winning streak.
Korea, which won 2-1 after overtime in the first match against Italy, which was a tough opponent, took the lead by catching Poland (4-0), Slovenia (4-2) and England.
With 3 wins and 1 consecutive win (11 points), it is ahead of second place Italy (3 wins and 1 consecutive loss, 10 points).
The winning team of this tournament will be promoted to the second division (Division 1 Group A). If you win the final 5th game against Kazakhstan on the 23rd, you will be in the second division for the first time in history.
On this day, at 14:32 of the first period, Park Jong-ah scored Lee Eun-ji’s pass, and Korea took the lead.
At 4 minutes and 44 seconds into the second period, Kim Hee-Won scored an additional goal after getting a rebound in the match before the goal. 스포츠토토
However, they conceded two runs in a row against British resistance and allowed the score to be tied 2-2.
Captain Han Soo-jin shone. Han Soo-jin scored a valuable additional goal with one second left in the second period to take a 3-2 lead again. It was a great buzzer beater.
England counterattacked fiercely in the 3rd period, but goalie Heo Eun-bi kept the victory well by blocking it without a goal.
The final game between Korea and Kazakhstan will be held on the 23rd at 3:45 pm at the same place.