Switzerland and the Czech Republic each made profitable begins on the Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ladies’s World Championship in Denmark.

The Swiss, who like the remainder of Group A are assured a quarter-final berth so are taking part in for seeding within the knockout rounds, beat Japan 3-1 at Herning’s KVIK Hockey Enviornment.

Lara Stalder and Alina Muller each scored within the second quarter, aiding one another’s objectives, as Switzerland took cost of the match.

Lena Marie Lutz added a 3rd earlier than Akane Shiga scored a comfort for Japan.

Following yesterday’s 10-0 defeat versus the US, Japan now have two losses from two and prop up Group A.

In Group B, the place 5 groups are battling for 3 quarter-final spots, the Czechs blew previous Hungary 7-1.

Six totally different gamers scored for the Czech Republic at Scanel Hockey Enviornment in Frederikshavn, with Adela Sapovalivova bagging a brace.

The Czech Republic are actually prime of Group B, whereas Hungary fall to 3rd with one win and one loss.

4 video games are scheduled tomorrow on the IIHF Ladies’s World Championship, together with Switzerland dealing with reigning world and Olympic champions Canada.