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HOCKEY IN ROMANIA
The first contact of Romania with field hockey took place back in 1927, when a group of Romanian students, returning from abroad studies, brought the first hockey sticks and balls,
After a 25 year brake The World Youth and Student Festival that was held in Bucharest, brought old passions back to life, under the strong impression made by the participating hockey teams, especially the Indian and Pakistan “magicians” In 1954 INEF conducted a course that trained the first promotion of hockey coaches and umpires. A committee representing field hockey was integrated in The National Ice Hockey and Skating Association at this time.
The first official competitions that took place were “Bucharest City Cup” and “The Cities Cup” in 1954 and 1955. Also in 1955 the first Republican Tournament took place. It consisted of 8 teams from Bucharest, Cluj, Oradea, Miercurea Ciuc and Gheorgheni and won by “Stiinta ICF” from Bcuharest.
In 1956, in addition to numerous competitions and demonstrative games, the first “National Championship” took place. The trophy was awarded to “Progresul” Gheorgheni.
The new management team, elected in 2005 aims to develop the sport at all of its levels and take Romanian Hockey, where it belongs, on the highest peaks.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 May 2012 15:40|