Hockey festival took place in Odessa
Under the direction of the Ukrainian Youth Hockey League with the support of the Parimatch Foundation within the framework of the "Golden Puck" competition from November 16 to 17, a children's hockey tournament among young men was held in Odessa in 2011-2012.
The participants were teams from different parts of Ukraine: Zaporizhzhya Aurora, Kryvyi Rih Kryvbas, the team from dnipro and Odessa – "Sea Wolves-1" and "Sea Wolves-2".
Matches of the tournament took place in the Odessa Palace of Sports. The solemn throwing together with the President of the Parimatch Foundation Kateryna Belorussian was made by the chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Kutsy.
"Odessa cannot be called a hockey city, but I am convinced that if you continue to hold such events, more and more people will discover this extraordinary team sport.We are glad that the Ukrainian Youth Hockey League has chosen Odessa as the venue for this holiday. We are open and ready to support the development of hockey in our city", – said the chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Kutsy Maksym.
"For Parimatch Foundation, support for sports and social initiatives in different regions of Ukraine is very important. Today we are pleased to welcome the start of the competition in Odessa! I am sure that this city will educate many talented young hockey players", – commented Kateryna Belorussian, President of the Parimatch Foundation.
The festival was also attended by the chairman of the committee of children's and youth hockey Sergey Kovalev and the head of the Primorsky district administration Marat Korolev.
After the matches played, little hockey players received encouraging gifts and the opportunity to enjoy a birthday cake.
According to the results of two game days, the leader of the tournament was the team "Sea Wolves-1". Odessa young hockey players threw 42 pucks for 4 matches and missed only 4.
First game day results (November 16):
Sea Wolves-1 – Sea Wolves-2 – 5:0
Aurora – Dnipro – 4:11
Dnipro – Kryvbas – 11:2
Aurora – Sea Wolves-2 – 4:1
Sea Wolves-1 – Kryvbas – 11:1
Second game day results (November 17):
Sea Wolves-1 – Aurora – 22:2
Dnipro – Sea Wolves-2 – 6:0
Sea Wolves-1 – Dnipro – 4:1
Aurora – Kryvbas – 7:6
Sea Wolves-2 – Kryvbas – 5:3
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