Qatar men's national ice hockey team

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Qatar
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Qatar Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Thailand Likit Neimwan
IIHF code QAT
Team colors          
First international
 Oman 2 – 1 Qatar 
(Doha, Qatar; February 28, 2014)
Biggest win
 Qatar 7 – 2 Oman 
(Kuwait City, Kuwait; June 12, 2014)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Emirates 7 – 1 Qatar 
(Kuwait City, Kuwait; June 6, 2014)
 Oman 9 – 3 Qatar 
(Kuwait City, Kuwait; June 9, 2014)
Gulf Ice Hockey Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result Med 3.png (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
2–5–0

The Qatar national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Qatar, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

History[edit]

The sport is mostly not popular in Qatar is ice hockey, until the first edition of Qatar Ice Hockey Championship with participation of 4 team to include Qatari, Canadian and English players organised by the Sports Affairs Department of Qatar Olympic Committee.[1] Qatar team will participate at the Asian Winter Games in Kazakhstan. They have 2 ice rinks (Gondolania Ice Arena and City Centre Mall) and there is a 2 division hockey league there. The 6 teams for 2009-10 were the RasGas, Sandvipers, Qatar Qanucks, European Fitness Club, Sundogs, and CNAQ Breakers.

On May 18, 2012, they were added as official members by the IIHF.[2] Qatar played its first game against Oman, which they lost 2-1. In 2014, Qatar participated in the Gulf Ice Hockey Championship. They played five games which they lose four and win one, winning the bronze medal against Oman 7-2.

All-time Record against other nations[edit]

As of June 12, 2014[3]

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Bahrain 1 1 0 0 3 0
 Kuwait 1 0 0 1 5 10
 Oman 3 1 0 2 11 13
 United Arab Emirates 2 0 0 1 3 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Qatar Ice Hockey Championship at flickr.com
  2. ^ "Welcome Jamaica & Qatar". iihf.com. 2012-05-18. 
  3. ^ "3rd Gulf Cup Ice Hockey Championship". nationalteamsoficehockey.com. 2014-06-09. 

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