In April 2019, the Shershni 2009 children’s hockey team debuted at the International Tournament in Turkey

On 20, 21 and 22 April 2019, the Istanbul 2019 International Ice Hockey Tournament took place in Istanbul, Turkey.

Young athletes of the Liodohraiice arena took part at this tournament that was the Shershni 2009 children’s hockey team, a coach is Katrych Kyrylo, who is a two-time Ukrainian Champion, Ukrainian Cup winner, who had played for the USA clubs.

This was the debut of the Shershni 2009 team at international competitions, where our young hockey players proved that they can compete well not only with Ukrainian hockey clubs.

Pupils from the Bohuslav Hockey School who entered in the team were Volichenko Anton, Shupyk Vladyslav, Klymchuk Artem, Shevchenko Maksym, Yezerskii Demir and also the Ukrainian Kryzhinka and Bilyi Bars teams’ players who were Kovalenko Zakhar, Haiduk Yaroslav, Korzh Dmytro, Skorokhod Anastasia, Shushakov Vladyslav, Kharchenko Ivan.

In total 25 teams participated in the tournament which were from seven countries: 10 teams were from Turkey, 7 teams were from Ukraine, 3 teams were from Serbia, 2 teams were from Russia and one team was from Belarus, Bosnia and Croatia.

All teams were divided into 5 groups. In group E together with Shershni team there were Yükseliş (Turkey), İstanbul BBSK B (Turkey), Partizan (Serbia) and Prohocke (Ukraine). After four games, Shershni became the first in the group.

In total, Shershni team took part in 9 games (5 wins, 1 draw, 3 defeats) and went to the final ten. In the final, Shershni met with the Belarusian Minsk team and won with a 7-6 score.

3 Shershni (UKR)
11:30 – 12:10 Shershni (UKR)- YUKSELISH (TUR) 22-1
15:10 – 15:50 Shershni (UKR)-PARTIZAN (SRB) 14-0
17:50 – 18:30 Shershni (UKR)-PROHOCKEІ (UKR) 12-2
08:00 – 08:40 Shershni (UKR)-ISTANBUL BBSK B (TUR) 37-1
12:30 – 13:10 Shershni (UKR)-KRYVBAS (UKR) 4-5
17:00 – 17:40 Shershni (UKR)-WILD CATS (UKR) 8-8
08:50 – 09:30 Shershni (UKR)-SARAJEVO (BIH) 5-7
13:20 – 14:00 Shershni (UKR)-KRYZHYNKA (UKR) 5-8
14:10 – 15:40 CLASSIFICATION
16:00 – 17:30 FINAL:  Shershni (UKR)-MINSK (BLR) 7-6
17:30 – 18:30 CLOSING CEREMONY

The final ten of the tournament looks like this:

The first place was won by the Kryvbas team (UKR), the 2nd was Red Star (RUS), the 3rd was Kryzhynka (UKR), the 4th place was Tractor (RUS), the 5th was Prohockei (UKR), the 6th was Sarajevo (BIH), the 7th was Shershni (UKR), the 8th was Minsk (BLR), the 9th was Zagreb (HRV), the 10th was Wild Cats (UKR).

Watch the report about the Tournament on the Lyodogray-YouTube. Video matches can be viewed on the Liodohrai Facebook page.

Congratulations to the coaches and parents with the achievements of the children!

Congratulations to our young athletes with their debut at the international stage and wish them to go ahead confidently to the dreamed sports high results!