All reclamatie and organizational issues that must be addressed by the national team of Ukraine on hockey before the start of the Kiev world Cup (world Cup) in division IA.
This was stated on Monday 6 February, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Chairman of the organizing Committee on preparation and holding in Ukraine of the 2017 world Championships Vyacheslav Kirilenkowho attended a training session of Ukrainian national team at the ice arena «Terminal» in Brovary, Government portal reports.
«I am confident that the stands of the sports Palace will be filled to overflowing, when will play Ukraine. In addition, you will create a fan zone in Kiev and other cities. Also the matches will be broadcast live on Public television. I want to assure you that in April the whole country will be watching and rooting for our hometown hockey team,» said Kirilenko.
He recalled that the government has allocated 45 million UAH for the repair of the Palace of sports where the competitions will be held. Also Kirilenko predicts that the world Cup will visit at least 50 thousand fans.
Vice Prime Minister wished the players good health and victories at the international tournament of the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge, which this week starts in Poland. He also stressed that the Ukrainian hockey team needs to represent Ukraine at the world hockey championship-2017.
«For us it is important that the children felt the support of the Ukrainian people and showed a good result. Ukraine is now very much needed positive emotions, including from the sport,» — said Kirilenko.
To communicate with the athletes and see how is training camp, also came the Minister of youth and sport Igor Zhdanov and Chairman of the organizing Committee of the Federation of hockey of Ukraine Georgy Zubko.
Recall that the world hockey championship in division IA will be held at the Kyiv sports Palace from 22 to 28 April this year. Except for Ukraine, the improvement in the class will compete national teams of Poland, Hungary, Austria, Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea. Two winning teams will go to the world hockey elite.
Kirilenko attended the open training of the national hockey team of Ukraine 07.02.2017