The Women's World Floorball Championship Qualification Tournament for Asia Oceania was held in Wellington, New Zealand on 31 January-5 February 2017. Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, NZ, Singapore and Thailand were competing for four qualifying spots at the 11th Women's World Floorball Championship to be held in Bratislava, Slovakia on 1-9 December 2017.

2017 nzw


NZ 13 - China 0    (31 January 2017
MVP - Sophie Scott Post Match Interview
 
Goals Scored for NZ
Nia Emrys (assist Emma Molander)
Sophie Scott (no assist)
Nicolette Jones (assist Johanna Moss)
Emma Molander (assist Sophie Scott)
Sophie Scott (assist Johanna Moss)
Georgia Kibblewhite (assist Emma Molander)
Anita Jones (assist Emma Fell)
Johanna Moss (assist Anita Jones)
Sophie Scott (no assist)
Nicolette Jones (assist Johanna Moss)
Sophie Scott (assist Emma Molander)
Nicolette Jones (assist Emma Fell)
Mia Solomon (assist Emma Fell)
 
First international goal for Nia Emrys, Sophie Scott, Nicolette Jones, Emma Molander, Anita Jones, Johanna Moss and Mia Solomon.

NZ 2 - Thailand 3    (1 February 2017
MVP - Maria Hegarty Post Match Interview
 
Goals Scored for NZ
Nia Emrys (assist Marie Sundin)
<Thailand own goal>
Sophie Scott (assist Nia Emrys)

NZ 0 - Australia 2    (2 February 2017
MVP - Johanna Moss Post Match Interview

NZ 1 - Singapore 7    (3 February 2017
MVP - Nia Emrys Post Match Interview 
 
Goal Scored for NZ
Nia Emrys (assist Sophie Scott)

NZ 4 - Malaysia 3    (4 February 2017
(Drawn 3:3 at Full Time / Extra Time no score / Penalty Shots 1:1 / Sudden Death Penalty Shots 1:0)
MVP - Marie Sundin Post Match Interview
 
Goals Scored for NZ
Johanna Moss (no assist)
Georgia Kibblewhite (assist Emma Molander)
Nicolette Jones (no assist)
Anita Jones - penalty shot (does not count towards score total as penalty shot round was drawn)
Emma Molander - sudden death penalty shot

NZ 2 - Korea 3    (5 February 2017
MVP - Emma Molander Post Match Interview 
 
Goals Scored for NZ
Emma Molander (penalty shot)
Nicolette Jones (assist Maria Hamber)

Final Tournament Placings
1. Japan, 2. Australia, 3. Singapore, 4. Thailand, 5. Korea, 6. New Zealand, 7. Malaysia, 8. China
 
Congratulations to Maria Hegarty who was named as goalkeeper in the Tournament All Star Team!
NZ Women's Team
 
Head Coach - Sven Sundin
Coach - Mike Stagg
Team Manager - Helen Fisher
Medical Staff - Janine Emrys 
Publicity
01 Feb 2017 One News/Sean Hogan
02 Feb 2017 Stuff/DomPost Sport, Women's world floorball tournament underway in Wellington for the first time

02 Feb 2017 Stuff/DomPost Capital Life, Wellington mother-daughter duo representing NZ at floorball tournament


Thanks to everyone who got behind this campaign - supporting the fundraisers, cheering on the team and making the event so great. Special thanks to Wellington Storm Floorball Club, all the event volunteers, International Floorball Federation (IFF), ASB Sports Centre, Wellington City Council, Ricoh, NZ Racing Board, NZ Community Trust, Four Winds Foundation, Pelorus Trust, Century 21, CBRE, Meredith Connell, Brentwood Hotel, Pita Pit Newtown, Masanori Udagawa Photowellington, Acumen Video Production, Pak n Save Kilbirnie, Whittaker's, Eastern Suburbs Sports Trust, Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, New World Miramar, Hiremaster and Vitasport.