The hockey players from Bloemendaal won the Euro Hockey League (EHL) on Monday.

The team of coach Rick Mathijssen was far too strong for the Spanish Atlètic Terrassa in the Wagener Stadium with 5-2.

The hockey players from Den Bosch took the very first EHL title for women.

Bloemendaal was early on for roses in Amstelveen, where it snowed a lot at the start of the match.

Yannick van der Drift opened the score after three minutes with a diagonal shot and two minutes later the 2-0 followed via Thierry Brinkman.

Atlètic Terrassa completed the goal-rich opening phase by making the connection goal from a penalty corner.

Then a snow shower had just broken out in the Wagener Stadium.

After a short delay, Florian Fuchs increased the margin in the second quarter with a rebound from a penalty corner.

After the break, Bloemendaal walked further away from the Spaniards via Brinkman and Tim Swaen.

The visitors made it 5-2 in the final phase.

Bloemendaal defender Daan Dullemeijer injured his head and had to leave the field.

It is the fourth time that Bloemendaal has won the EHL, after previous success in 2009, 2013 and 2018. The Dutch formation is now the record holder.

The German UHC Hamburg has three victories (2008, 2010 and 2012).

The hockey players from Den Bosch had no child at the Spanish Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in the final.

The hockey players from Den Bosch had no child at the Spanish Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in the final.

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Den Bosch takes first EHL title

Later that day, the hockey players from Den Bosch won the first EHL title for women by force majeure.

The Brabant players were 5-0 too strong for the Spanish Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in the Wagener Stadium.

After a difficult first quarter, Lidewij Welten opened the score early in the second quarter with a backhand in the far corner.

Frédérique Matla doubled the margin just before half-time, after which she completed her hat-trick after the break with a backhand and a utilized penalty corner.

In between, Maartje Krekelaar scored.

Den Bosch was still too strong for competitor Amsterdam in the semifinals.

The team of the waving coach Raoul Ehren made it 1-1 in the final phase and then took the shoot-outs better than the capitals.

The EHL was held for the first time with the women this year.

The European club tournament is the successor to the Club Champions Cup, which was last organized in 2019 and was won by Amsterdam.

Last year was supposed to be the first edition of the European club hockey tournament, but it was canceled due to the corona pandemic.