Gazprom Neft Held International Children Hockey Tournament
OREANDA-NEWS. May 12, 2012. On April 22, Continental Hockey League’s (KHL) International Children’s Hockey Tournament, Gazprom Neft Cup VI, ended in
The Gazprom Neft Cup is the company’s main project for promoting youth sports. Over the last six years, the international Gazprom Neft Cup has grown into one of the
This year 400 athletes from 16 teams competed for the Gazprom Neft Cup. Youth teams from
“From its inception, the tournament has come a long way. Every year shows a growing scale of the event and level of game demonstrated by the players. The Gazprom Neft Cup brings together the best hockey players from different regions of our country and from abroad. And all the players are winners, because the experience gained and the ability to work in a team is priceless,” emphasized KHL president Aleksandr Medvedev.
Development of the sports, including youth sports, is a strategic priority in Gazprom Neft’s social policy. Supporting the desire of children and youth to play the sport, the company is realizing its program to promote outdoor hockey. Gazprom Neft considers athletic and charitable projects as an integral part of its activities, designed to improve the social environment wherever it has a presence.