MINSK, 25 April (BelTA) – The international ice hockey tournament World Selects Invitational kicked off in Minsk on 25 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation.
Competing on the ice arenas of the Palace of Sports and the Dinamo sport school will be young players (born in 2004-2005) from Belarus, Sweden, Russia, Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, Finland, Canada, and the United States. The hosts will field two teams: HC Yunost Minsk and HC Dinamo Minsk. The five-day competitions will end on 29 April.
“The organization of World Selects Invitational in Minsk was made possible thanks to the cooperation of HC Dinamo and the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation with Legacy Global Sports, which have been organizing international hockey tournaments around the world for ten years already. The participation in the project is of great importance for the junior ice hockey in Belarus. Coaches get the chance to learn about the latest training methods, while young athletes gain important experience in participating in international competitions,” the federation said.More about Sport