by | Nov 23, 2019 | 2019-wc-veterans, News, Tournaments

The winner of Old Boys World Cup is Team FIB, representing Federation of International Bandy, and the team was really international with players from several countries.

In the final Team FIB defeated Hammarby from Sweden 4-1 after half time 3-1. The great player of the final was Ivan Maximov with all 4 goals for Team FIB.

The goals in the final:
1-0 (02) Ivan Maximov
2-0 (07) Ivan Maximov, assist Evgeny Ivanushin
2-1 (12) Olov Englund
3-1 (20) Ivan Maximov
4-1 (27) Ivan Maximov, assist Vadim Grishpun

Team FIB went to the final game after a victory against Murmansk 5-2 in the semi finals and Hammarby beat Krasnoyarsk 3-1 in the semi finals.

In the group stage Team FIB won Group B and won all the group games against Syktyvkar 14-1, Hammarby 3-1, St. Petersburg 7-3 and Kharkov 13-4. In the group stage Hammarby lost one game against Team FIB 1-3 but won the games against Kharkov 15-0, Syktyvkar 11-0 and St. Petersburg 9-0.

The following players were representing the winning Team FIB:
Ilya Khandaev, Pär Andersson, Vasily Donski, Anders Jakobsson, Pavel Frans, Jukka Pulkkinen, Sergei Obuhov, Arto Näätsaari, Vadim Grishpun, Valery Grachev, Evgeny Ivanushin, Eduard Trifonov, Tero Kumela, Ivan Maximov, Andrey Zoklotartev, Mikhail Ilarionov, Ivan , Alexander Treganov and Artur Fedorov.

Krasnoyarsk took the bronze medals in the tournament. The bronze game became a Russian meeting where Krasnoyarsk met Murmansk. Krasnoyarsk won Group A in the group games after four straight wins against Murmansk 1-0, Korolyov 10-0, Moscow 6-0 and Veiterä 7-0. In the semi-finals, Krasnoyarsk was beaten by Hammarby with 1-3. Murmansk finished second team in Group A and was beaten by Krasnoyarsk with 0-1 but won over Moscow 8-1, Veiterä 9-3 and Korolyov 9-1.

The goals in the bronze game:
0-1 (20) Vitaly Malygin, assist Alexei Aleev
1-1 (34) Konstantin Priakhin
2-1 (45) Sergei Burlakov

Winning Team FIB, organizers and fans

Old Boys World Cup was played at the Kisapuisto Arena in Lappeenranta, Finland, November 21-23.