The Junior national team of Russia on hockey won the tournament in Minsk

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Young Russian hockey players won the Cup of the Presidential sports club. The tournament was held in Minsk, with participation of the Junior national teams of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Latvia, reports channel “MIR 24”.

The Russians won in spite of the fact that he was a year younger rivals. Second place at the masters tournament. In the match of closing, they crushed Latvians with the score 8:1.

The tournament is held in Minsk from 2007 year and has helped open many of hockey stars, including Evgeni Kuznetsov and Nikita Nesterov.

“We expect this tournament is not just any training, sparring, and informative. To see, to recognize, to support those stars which in this age must appear, should already show”, – said the head of the hockey Federation of Belarus Gennady Savilov.

“The level is good. All games are equal. In such games players are growing,” – said in turn the head coach of the Junior team of Russia on hockey Alexander Savchenkov.