Alix Gerniers (5.) gave Belgium an early lead, to Danielle Grega (50.) gelijkstelde on a penalty corner. Afterwards, continued goals, making shoot-outs followed for the bonus point. This pulled the home team after a bite your fingernails at the longest end.
Belgium started the tournament with a 2-0 defeat at the end of January in Argentina (FIH 4). A few days later won the Belgians with 0-1 in New Zealand (FIH 6) and with 1-2 in Australia (FIH 3). After the duel in the US are the Panthers on the fourth place with seven points. On april 7, drops China (FIH 10) for the following game to Uccle. Three days later, follows, again in Uccle, the thuispartij against the US.