15 Jun 2013

Black Sticks women lose to Germany

9:10 am on 15 June 2013

Germany has beaten the New Zealand women's hockey team 3-2 in their second game at the World League tournament in Rotterdam.

The Germans led 2-0 at half-time then 3-0 soon after before the Black Sticks finally got on the board twice in the last four minutes through Charlotte Harrison and Kayla Sharland.

Germany now move to the top of Pool B's points table.

The top three teams from the World League automatically qualify for the 2014 Hockey World Cup.