The Kazakhstan national men's hockey team defeated the British team in the Group A - I Division match as part of the World Ice Hockey Championship that is being held in Budapest, Hungary, on April 14-20,
The match ended with the score of 5:0. Kazakhstan’s Konstantin Romanov delivered the first puck at the 17th minute of the match, Ilya Solaryov – at the 18th, Roman Savchenko – at the 39th, Vadim Krasnoslobodtsev – at 41st minute and Yevgeny Blokhin hit the British gates 51 minutes into the match.
Thanks to this victory Kazakhstan national team was ranked first in the overall ranking of the group. It was ahead of the Italian team by the number of pucks.
Earlier, the Kazakhstan team coached by Vladimir Krikunov, had won over the Japanese team with the score of 5:2 becoming second overall.
The Kazakhstan team will play against the Hungarian team on April 17.