Team Mongolia Gets off to a Flying Start with Victory

2023-03-24 14:33:09

Ulaanbaatar, March 24, 2023 /MONTSAME/. The IIHF World Championship Division IV kicked off in Steppe Arena of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on March 23, 2023. This Tournament is being held under the auspice of President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh.


The first game was between the Philippines and Indonesia and finished by the win of the Philippines with a score of 14-0. The Opening Ceremony of the Championship was solemnly held at 5:30 pm. The IIHF and Mongolia warmly welcomed the players, officials, fans, and everyone who attended the Ceremony.  The Steppe Arena with a seating capacity of 2600 to 3600 was full of audience.

Team Mongolia got off to a flying start with an 8-0 victory against Kuwait in its first game started at 6:00 pm. There were four goals for Mishigsuren Chinzolboo, while goalie Bayarsaikhan Munkhbold shared 14 saves to blank the opposition. Mongolia made splendid Shots on Goal (SVG), reaching 56, while Kuwait’s SVG was 14. 

Upcoming Games: 


2:00 pm – Indonesia vs. Kuwait 

6:00 pm – Philippines vs. Mongolia 


2:00 pm – Philippines vs. Kuwait 

6:00 pm – Indonesia vs. Mongolia 

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