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Belarus President's team into final of national amateur ice hockey competition

The Belarus President's team will meet the Minsk region team in the final of the 10th national competition among fans.

In the semifinal, Alexander Lukashenko's team defeated the Brest team 10:3.

The President's team's Pavel Bely was the top scorer, while the President himself made three assists.

The team of the President are traditional favorites of the competition and seven-time winners. They finished the first stage at the top of the table, while the Brest team were fourth. However, the semi-final match promised to be interesting since the teams had already met this season and back then the match ended in a 5:5 draw.

Chizhovka Arena's stands were full of ice hockey fans.

Dmitry Bashura, player of the Brest region ice hockey team:
The President's team is the strongest now, it's so hard to fight with them on an equal footing. They skate better.

Stepan Ponomarev, player of the hockey team of the President of the Republic of Belarus:
Many support and shout. You just need to come out and play. That's all.

The other finalist of the competition was determined in a match between the Minsk and Gomel regions. By the way, the two squads already became winners of the tournament. The Minsk team won 2:1 and entered the final.

In the third-place encounter, the Gomel region play against the Brest region on April 8.

The Minsk region vs Presidential team duel takes place on the same day in the first match of the final series.

Belarus President's team into final of national amateur ice hockey competition