A Tale of Two Halves in Canada vs Slovakia
In a game of two halves, the Canada Development Team (CANDT) fell to the Slovak Men's National Box Team by a score of 12-9 on the historic day. For the first time in history, a lacrosse team from Canada visited and competed in Slovakia.
The Slovaks got off to a quick start, jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the first few minutes of the game. Canada was able to respond, closing out the first frame locked 2-2.
Goals were traded back and forth in the 2nd and 3rd quarters. Ultimately, giving Canada their biggest lead of 6-4 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Fatigue would catch-up to the Canadians in the forth where they gave up their largest runs against, while only scoring 2 Goals themselves.
[PHOTO - Slovak Men's National Box Team with CLL Canada Development Team after International Friendly game.]
Slovakia took the game on a few power play goals, combined with physical drives to the net, by a final score of 12-9. The historic game is posted on the Slovak Lacrosse Federation & Slovak Lacrosse League YouTube page and is linked above.
CANDT's next game is Friday April 21st at 8:00 PM CET (local time) against the Germany Men's National Team, their first game of the 2023 E-Box. All games are available to watch live on the LCC Radotín YouTube page.