by | Aug 22, 2019 | 2019-wc-men, News, Tournaments

Yenisei becomes the 17th team for the World Cup in Sandviken. FIB has decided that this year’s tournament will contain 20 teams instead of 16. It also makes this year’s tournament not only the best, but also the biggest in many years.

The organizers are now working on the last three teams to join the tournament. A job that will be completed within a few days.


Yenisei is former champion from Krasnoyarsk in Russia. The team went to the quarterfinals in the Russian playoffs this spring but have now further strengthened the team. Among others, Sandvikens AIK’s forward and big scorer Christoffer Edlund will play the coming season and will now be able to play the World Cup in his old home arena.