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Czech team HC Sparta Praha won at the International Ice-hockey tournament PeeWee 2019 Hachinohe

Czech ice-hockey team HC Sparta Praha has participated in the International Ice-hockey tournament PeeWee 2019 Hachinohe between April the 27th and May the 5th 2019.

Eight teams from 6 countries participated in the tournament, namely Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic participated in it for the first time.

International Ice-hockey tournament PeeWee has first been held in Japanese Hachinohe in 1989. This year it has symbolically returned to Hachinohe after 30 years.

Czech team has received a warm welcome by the organizers as well as the local community. The young boys (years 2005 and 2006) stayed in Japanese host families took great care of them, accompanied them to the stadium and cheered them on during the match.

The atmosphere of the entire ice-hockey tournament was very friendly. Czech team fought passionately and received a well-deserved victory. Congratulations!

All the participants have brought home wonderful experiences, but also great memories of newly-found friendship between the teams, of the Japanese organizers, and also of the picturesque nature of Japanese north.




2019 PeeWee International Friendship Ice Hockey Tournament