The four Russian clubs that are competing in the Bandy World Cup in Sandviken, Sweden have won victories in their second round group stage matches.
Irkutsk club “Baikal-Energia” beat Swedish “Vetlanda” with a score of 4: 2. In the next match on Saturday Irkutsk will play against Edsbühn on Saturday. Khabarovsk “SKA-Neftyanik” defeated the Swedish club “Sirius” (4: 1), on Saturday Khabarovsk players will play against “Venersborg”.
“Uralskiy Trubnik” from Pervouralsk beat the Finnish club “Veiter” (5: 1), and Krasnoyarsk “Yenisei” defeated “Stabek” in the final match of the round with a score of 9: 0.
The tournament will end on October 15th. The winner of the competition will be determined based on the results of the playoffs, where the two best teams from each group will advance .
The first tournament with the participation of the strongest clubs was held in Sweden in 1974, in 1980 it received the status of the World Cup. Last year, the cup was won by the Swedish “Westeros”. Enisey won the tournament four times.