Belarus submits a bid for World Ice Hockey Championship-2021
Aug 30, 2016 12:47 pm
That was announced by the General Secretary of the Belarusian Hockey Federation (FHRB) Yaroslav Zavgorodniy
Belarus has submitted a bid to host the Ice Hockey World Championship in 2021, the General Secretary of the Belarusian Hockey Federation (FHRB) Yaroslav Zavgorodniy said on Tuesday, reports RIA Novosti .
“All necessary official documents are submitted to the International Ice Hockey Federation, and at the next semi-annual congress we will know our opponents,” Mr. Zavgorodniy said.
He also declared that Finland is to propose its candidacy to the International Ice Hockey Federation soon. “Of course, it is a very powerful opponent. However, should we failure, we will submit a bid to host the World Cup in 2022. I believe whether in 2021 or in 2022 we will host this international event,” the head of the federation said.
Belarus held the Ice Hockey World Championship two years ago, in 2014.
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