Zalgiris arena will host the ice hockey world championship-2018 in Division IB.
The international ice hockey Federation (IIHF) named the place and a preliminary date for the 2018 world Cup in a lower division.
Tournament in Division IB, where fell the Ukrainian national team after the home of the championship will be held in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas.
After two successful tournaments in Vilnius the event will be held at the biggest indoor arena in the Baltic States – Zalgiris Arena, which holds 13 762 audience. Sports facility hosted many international basketball matches, as well as national competitions. However, in hockey at Zalgiris Arena have not played.
The preliminary date of tournament named April 22-28, 2018. In addition to the national team of Ukraine for promotion in Division IA will fight Japan, Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia and Romania.
According to the materials: