National Ice Hockey team is in the final of the second division at Asian Games in Sapporo

At the VIII Winter Asian Games in Sapporo the team of Turkmenistan reached the final of the hockey competition, being in the lead in the group "B" of the second division after the third victory - this time over the Indonesian team (12: 2).

Striker Dovlet Soyunov thrice scored goal into the gate of rivals. Two goals are in the asset of Meylis Kuliev and Evald Gaev. On the account of Baymyrat Baymyratov, Dovlet Hydyrov, Alexander Barkowsky and Dmitry Savin there was one effective throw.

Turkmen players scored nine points from nine possible. In previous matches, Bayram Allayarov's pupils confidently beat opponents from Malaysia (9: 2) and the Chinese Macau (16: 0), and in a friendly match they have left no chances to athletes from the Islamic Republic of Iran (13: 2).

The team was formed from leading players Ashgabat clubs "Galkan", "Shir", "Oguzkhan" and "Nesil". In the final match, which will take place on February 26, the team will have a match with the national team of Kyrgyzstan, which taken the first place in the group "A" for the gold awards, which will ensure a ticket to the First Division of the IX Winter Asian Games 2021.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper