Slovakia European Rinkbandy Champion 2018!
European Rinkbandy Championship and International Rinkbandy Tournament took place in Krásno nad Kysucou, Slovakia, in MM Arena 8-9 September.
Slovakia, Germany, Ukraine and Czech Republic played in the European Championship. Every team faced each opponent one time. The team with most points after these games was the winner of European Rinkbandy Championship 2018. Winner was Team Slovakia, 2nd Germany, 3rd Ukraine and 4th Czech Republic.
At the same time The International Rinkbandy Tournament was played where Team Krasnoyarsk and Pervouralsk was included. Winner of The International Rinkbandy Tournament was Team Krasnoyarsk after quarter finals, semi finals and final game. All games had good quality and especially the Russian teames brought lot of skills and experiences.
Team Krasnoyarsk received a trophy as winner of The International Rinkbandy Tournament and Team Slovakia received a trophy as winner of The European Rinkbandy Championship 2018.
Best goal keeper was Samuel Stofik, Team Slovakia.
Best scorer was Sergei Burlakov, Team Krasnoyarsk.
Most valuable player was Igor Konoplev, Team Pervouralsk.
Head referee of the tournaments was Adam Jokinen, Sweden.
Referee was Dimitri Antropov, Germany.
FIB Developing Committee would like to thank Chairman of Slovak Association of Bandy and organizer of European Championship 2018 Mr Lukas Vepy, Mr Martikan, owner of MM Arena for hosting this historic event in Slovakia and Mr Grapa, Mayor of Krásno nad Kysucou for his support and also partners of Slovak Association of Bandy Vitagro, Sevita and Felber for their support of developing Bandy in Slovakia.