Dear fans of short hockey – for the New Year and the new tournament we have prepared for you an exclusive material – a mini interview with a member of the organizing committee of the ISHF LIGA PRO BELARUS OPEN CHALLENGE CUP tournament – Andrei Lushkov
— Greetings, tell for our fans, what can they expect?
—Well, I would like to start by saying that we are very excited to host this tournament and we will do everything we can to make sure it runs at the highest level for players and fans. We will prepare high-quality broadcast from 4 or 6 cameras, as the matches in the tournament will be accompanied by commentary of professional broadcasters, and the main surprise that we prepared for the fans of short hockey in Belarus, we will leave a secret. We have a huge experience in organizing and conducting such competitions, and they have always been held at the highest level.
— And how will it all be organized during the World pandemic?
— All the arena staff, crew and participants will be tested, and the organizing committee will set up a special commission which will monitor compliance with all regulations. The health of all the participants and organizers of the tournament is our top priority!
— You started talking about the teams. How many teams will be at the tournament?
— There will be 8 teams from 5 countries. Two from Russia, three from Belarus, one from Georgia and Latvia. I would like to add, that there are two teams, Armeets and Ferrum, which participated at the previous tournament.