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Riga to host next year's World Division A U-18 Men's Ice Hockey Championships

BC, Riga, 19.05.2017.Print version

Riga has been selected to host 2018 year's World Division A U-18 Men's Ice Hockey Championships, it was decided at today's annual congress of the International Ice Hockey Federation, reports LETA.

The tournament will take place from April 2 to 8.

Participating in the tournament will be the U-18 squads from Latvia, Kazakhstan, Denmark, Norway, Germany and Slovenia.

Only the winner of the group will be promoted to the Elite Division.

Latvia last hosted the U-18 World Championships (Division A) in 2011.

Meanwhile, the Latvian U-20 team will compete at the World Division A U-20 Men's Ice Hockey Championships in France this December.

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