The first Eurasia Hockey Cup among youth teams started in the city of Sochi, Russia on December 22.
12 teams, which were divided into 2 groups were fighting for the victory. Kyrgyz national team got in the group A and already had 3 matches, which were lost
In addition to the main competition, the penalty shootouts are organized at the end of each game regardless of the score. The winner of the penalty shootout is determined by calculating the difference between the goals scored and the goals that were missed, according to the results of all eight matches.
In the first round of the shootouts, Kyrgyz team played with Russia team of Moscow. The main game resulted in the victory of Russian team; however, Kyrgyz team managed to win in the shootouts with 3-2 score.
In the second round, Kyrgyz players competed with Riga team from Latvia, the main match was lost, but they tied the score of the shootouts – 2-2.
Match against Metallurgist team of Magnitogorsk was lost again, but Kyrgyz team won the shootout with 1-0 score.
Egor Aksenov was the author of the only goal; goalkeeper Nikolay Yaschenko managed to strike three opponents' goals.
Original url : www.akipress.com