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2024 Women’s European Lacrosse Championship To Begin July 10th

This week marks the commencement of the 2024 Women’s European Lacrosse Championship! Over the span of ten days, 19 teams from across Europe will gather in Braga, Portugal to compete for the title of European champion and secure a place in the upcoming World Championship.

Italy’s group includes Belgium, the Netherlands, England, and Finland. The tournament begins on Wednesday, July 10th, with Portugal facing Norway in the opening match, while Italy will start their pool play against Belgium at 10:00 AM CET on Thursday, July 11th.

This year’s competition marks Lindsey Colferai’s debut as Head Coach, following her many years of dedication as an assistant coach for the Women’s team. Joining her on the sidelines will be assistant coaches Ryan Wallace and Lindsay Melvin, along with strength and conditioning trainer Lyndon Stewart.

In a special feature of this year’s European Championship, all matches will be broadcast live on the tournament’s YouTube channel, which can be accessed HERE.

Stay tuned for updates on our site, and Forza Italia!

Tournament Info

From https://www.welc2024.pt/: The picturesque city of Braga, Portugal, is set to host the highly anticipated Women’s European Lacrosse Championships from July 10 to July 20, 2024. This prestigious tournament will bring together the finest lacrosse teams from 19 countries, all competing fiercely over ten days for the coveted title of European Champion. In addition to the honor of being crowned the best in Europe, this event serves as a critical qualifier for the upcoming World Championship, adding an extra layer of intensity and significance to the competition.

Braga, known for its rich history and vibrant culture, provides a stunning backdrop for the championships. Often referred to as the “Rome of Portugal” due to its plethora of beautiful churches and religious sites, Braga offers visitors a unique blend of ancient traditions and modern amenities. Its charming streets are lined with historical landmarks, bustling markets, and delightful cafes, making it a perfect destination for both athletes and spectators alike.

As the teams vie for supremacy, the spirit of lacrosse will be on full display, showcasing not only athletic prowess but also sportsmanship and international camaraderie. With only one team emerging victorious, the stakes are incredibly high, promising thrilling matches and unforgettable moments.

Join us in Braga for the Women’s European Lacrosse Championships 2024, where the excitement of top-tier lacrosse meets the allure of one of Portugal’s most enchanting cities. Whether you’re a dedicated lacrosse fan or a curious traveler, this event promises an extraordinary experience for all.