By National Teams of Ice Hockey

The Turkmenistan Men’s National Ice Hockey Team will gather in Belarus at Chizhovka Arena In late January to prepare for their first International competition the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo , Japan.

In addition the team will also be taking part in the Challenge Cup of Asia in April in Kuwait. It is already known that the group will be Philippines, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, India, Macau and Turkmenistan

Currently the Chairman of the National Center for winter sports Agajan Hudayberdiyev on the instructions of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is holding negotiations with hockey organizations in Canada and Sweden aimed at inviting an experience mentor to our country. In addition, we are working on the formation of the youth national team of Turkmenistan (under age 20) to participate in a major international tournament, scheduled for next year.