Putin took to the ice in the match of the Night hockey League in Sochi

PHOTO : Website of the President of the Russian Federation


Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the ice in a gala meeting in the Night hockey League in Sochi, reports channel “MIR 24”.

The head of state addressed for the team “hockey Legends”. With Putin playing Sergei Shoigu, Pavel Bure, Vyacheslav Fetisov, Alexander Yakushev, Valery Kamensky and others. Protects the gates of the Governor of Tula region Alexey Dyumin.

Traditionally, the President plays hockey in a red uniform number 11. The adversaries are the participants of the Night hockey League and businessmen.

VIII all-Russia festival of Night hockey League for Amateur teams is held in Sochi from 4 to 16 may. This season the tournament set a record for the number of participants in 963 teams from 76 subjects of the country. In the final of the VIII festival fight 162 teams, six of which are female.

In February, Putin also took to the ice in Sochi in the team “Tigers”. His companions were the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and his son Nikolay. The match ended with the score 16:1 in favor of “Tigers”.