This is the first time the Swiss U-16’s have played as a natioanl team, against opposing national teams. Until just last season the U-16’s played only against regioanl teams.
It was time to adjust to the international standard and build an U-16 national team.
This team has never had a training camp let alone played a hockey game
together. Despite that, the team traveled to the Czech Republic to
battle the U-16’s of a leading hockey nation.
“We played excellent. Very fresh. I’m very satisfied with my team”, coach
Roger Bader said. “There was no player in the team of whom I could say it
a wrong selection.”
In a high scoring first game Mattia Bianchi, Gianrico Vivalda (2 goals),
Florian Conz, Martin Stettler and Spencer Rezek scored the Swiss goals as they played to Read more»