Update on the Ice Hockey Under 18 Asia and Oceania Championship 2023

2023-03-16 16:54:46

Ulaanbaatar, March 16, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Tomorrow is the last day of the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Asia and Oceania Championship. 

The third game was between Mongolia (the host team) and Turkmenistan on March 15, the fourth day of the championship. Turkmenistan led by as many as 2 points in the first period. Then, striker M. Chinzolboo (No.18) of the host country shot a goal to tie the game up at 3-3 by successfully attacking the opposing team's goalkeeper in the second period of the game.

The winner will face off in the final of the championship. The  team of Turkmenistan  turned things around. They pulled within 2 points at the interval 6-4 right before the end of regulation and conquered the host team.  

In order to tie the score 5-4, the Mongolian team replaced its goalkeeper with a striker with just 1.32 minutes left in regulation. When the game continued, Turkmenistan punched a victorious shot into the defenseless goal of Mongolia and captured their 3rd win.  

Athletes are resting today /2023-3-16/. Tomorrow, Turkmenistan will play against Iran, and Mongolia will fight against Thailand.  

Previous results:  

The UAE 6-2 Thailand  

Uzbekistan 5-0 Turkmenistan  

Mongolia 5-0 Iran  

Iran 1-14 Uzbekistan  

Thailand 3-4 Turkmenistan  

Thailand 8-0 Iran  

The UAE 2-7 Turkmenistan  

Mongolia 4-7 Uzbekistan  

Uzbekistan 10-2 Thailand  

The UAE 2-7 Iran  

Mongolia 4-6 Turkmenistan  

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