Arab Cup of Ice Hockey

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Arab Cup of Ice Hockey
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2008
No. of teams 4
Most recent
champion(s)
 United Arab Emirates

The Arab Cup of Ice Hockey was intended to be an annual international ice hockey competition involving teams from Arab nations. The inaugural tournament took place from 16 to 20 June 2008 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. A 2009 competition was planned to be held in Kuwait City, Kuwait but was cancelled.[1]

2008 results[edit]

The 2008 competition was made up of four teams from Arab nations. All games took place in Abu Dhabi Ice Rink - Zayed Sports Complex. United Arab Emirates won the tournament, beating Kuwait 4 – 1 in the gold medal game.[2]

Standings[edit]

Rk Team GP W OTL L GF GA GDF PTS
Gold medal icon.svg  United Arab Emirates 3 3 0 0 19 5 14 6
Silver medal icon.svg  Kuwait 3 2 1 0 17 9 8 5
Bronze medal icon.svg  Morocco 3 1 0 2 12 21 -9 2
4  Algeria 3 0 0 3 10 23 -13 0

Fixtures[edit]

June 16, 2008 United Arab Emirates  9 – 0  Morocco Zayed Sports Complex
June 16, 2008 Kuwait  8 – 2  Algeria Zayed Sports Complex
June 17, 2008 United Arab Emirates  6 – 2  Algeria Zayed Sports Complex
June 17, 2008 Kuwait  6 – 3  Morocco Zayed Sports Complex
June 18, 2008 United Arab Emirates  3 – 2 (OT)  Kuwait Zayed Sports Complex
June 18, 2008 Morocco  9 – 6  Algeria Zayed Sports Complex

Semi-finals[edit]

June 19, 2008 United Arab Emirates  10 – 4  Algeria Zayed Sports Complex
June 19, 2008  Kuwait 9 – 0  Morocco Zayed Sports Complex

Bronze medal game[edit]

June 20, 2008  Morocco 7 – 5  Algeria Zayed Sports Complex

Gold medal game[edit]

June 20, 2008 United Arab Emirates  4 – 1  Kuwait Zayed Sports Complex

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fixtures / Results". Association Algerienne du Inline et Ice Hockey. Archived from the original on 2010-06-08. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  2. ^ "Arab Cup victory for Emirates". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2010-07-15. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 

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