Germany earned a quarter-final against women's world floorball defending champions Sweden with a 7-6 play-off win over Singapore today in Neuchatel ©IFF

Germany today earned the right to meet defending champions Sweden in the quarter-finals of the 12th International Floorball Federation Women's World Championships in Neuchâtel.

The Germans, who lost all three qualifying matches in one of the top two groups, kept their interest in the Championship alive with a 7-6 play-off win over Singapore, winners of one of the two lower groups.

On Friday (December 13) they are due to take on the team seeking a seventh consecutive title at the Patinoires du Littoral in the Swiss city.

The hosts, meanwhile, who qualified directly to the quarter-finals along with Finland, the Czech Republic and the defending champions, are tomorrow scheduled to meet Latvia, who won their playoff against Norway 6-4.

 Slovakia beat Denmark 6-3 to earn a last eight match against Finland, also tomorrow.

The last quarter-final is set to take place on Friday between the Czech Republic and  Poland, winners of today’s final play-off match against Australia 10-3.