Mongolian hockey team leads the group at ‘Challenge Cup of Asia’

2019-03-05 11:38:45

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian team is leading the group with two wins at the ‘Challenge Cup of Asia’ tournament organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

National teams of Malaysia, Mongolia, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Macau and Oman are competing in the two groups. Mongolian team, which is in Group A with Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, beat Malaysian team in the first group match 9-5. On March 4, our team won the second match, beating Singapore national team 13-3. The last group match will be held with Philippines on March 6.

Last year, Mongolian national hockey team turned a new page in the national hockey history, becoming the champion of 2018 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia.