2019 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III

The 2019 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III was an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

2019 IIHF U18 World Championship
Division III
Tournament details
Host countries Bulgaria
 South Africa
Dates25–31 March (Group A)
9–12 April (Group B)
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2018
2020

The Group A tournament was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 25 to 31 March and the Group B tournament was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 9 to 12 April 2019.[1] Luxembourg made their debut in the World Championships.

Group AEdit

2019 IIHF World Championship Division III Group A
 
Tournament details
Host country  Bulgaria
Dates25–31 March
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored96 (6.4 per match)
Attendance6,206 (414 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Axel Orongan
(16 points)
WebsiteWebsite

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Iceland Placed 6th in Division II B and were relegated.
  Mexico Placed 2nd in Division III A last year.
  Bulgaria Host, placed 3rd in Division III A last year.
  Israel Placed 4th in Division III A last year.
  Turkey Placed 5th in Division III A last year.
  New Zealand Placed 1st in Division III B qualification last year.

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen are selected for the tournament.[2]

Referees Linesmen
  •   Bartosz Kaczmarek
  •   Andreis Kudrjasovs
  •   Yong Chun Lim
  •   Alexei Roshchyn

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Bulgaria (H) 5 4 1 0 0 21 11 +10 14 Promotion to Division II B
2   Israel 5 2 1 1 1 17 13 +4 9[a]
3   Iceland 5 3 0 0 2 23 16 +7 9[a]
4   Turkey 5 3 0 0 2 14 13 +1 9[a]
5   Mexico 5 0 1 0 4 8 20 −12 2[b]
6   New Zealand 5 0 0 2 3 13 23 −10 2[b] Relegation to Division III B
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c In head-to-head all three have 3 points, in head-to-head goal differential Israel is +1, Iceland +1, and Turkey –2. Israel defeated Iceland 4–2.
  2. ^ a b Mexico 5–4 (GWS) New Zealand

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

25 March 2019
14:00
Mexico  0–4
(0–3, 0–0, 0–1)
  TurkeyWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 120
25 March 2019
16:30
New Zealand  3–4 OT
(1–1, 2–2, 0–0)
OT: (0–1)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 139
25 March 2019
20:00
Bulgaria  7–5
(2–1, 4–3, 1–1)
  IcelandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 860
26 March 2019
13:00
Iceland  2–4
(1–0, 1–2, 0–2)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 125
26 March 2019
16:30
Turkey  3–2
(0–0, 2–1, 1–1)
  New ZealandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 135
26 March 2019
20:00
Mexico  1–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 580
28 March 2019
13:00
Mexico  5–4 GWS
(1–2, 2–1, 1–1)
OT: (0–0)
SO: (1–0)
  New ZealandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 112
28 March 2019
16:30
Iceland  5–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
  TurkeyWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 130
28 March 2019
20:00
Bulgaria  3–2 OT
(0–0, 1–2, 1–0)
OT: (1–0)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 650
29 March 2019
13:00
New Zealand  3–6
(1–0, 0–5, 2–1)
  IcelandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 110
29 March 2019
16:30
Israel  5–2
(1–0, 2–1, 2–1)
  MexicoWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 125
29 March 2019
20:00
Turkey  2–4
(0–1, 1–0, 1–3)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 1,360
31 March 2019
13:00
Israel  2–3
(1–1, 0–1, 1–1)
  TurkeyWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 120
31 March 2019
16:30
Bulgaria  5–1
(2–0, 1–0, 2–1)
  New ZealandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 1,400
31 March 2019
20:00
Iceland  5–0
(0–0, 2–0, 3–0)
  MexicoWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 240

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the Directorate

Source: IIHF

Group BEdit

2019 IIHF World Championship Division III Group B
 
Tournament details
Host country  South Africa
Dates9–12 April
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored54 (9 per match)
Attendance740 (123 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Chou Hung-li
(9 points)
WebsiteWebsite

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Chinese Taipei Placed 6th in Division III A and were relegated.
  Hong Kong Placed 2nd in Division III B last year.
  South Africa Host, placed 3rd in Division III B last year.
  Luxembourg First time participating in tournament.

Match officialsEdit

3 referees and 4 linesmen are selected for the tournament.[3]

Referees Linesmen
  •   Viktor Birin
  •   Lee Joo-hyun
  •   Niclas Lundsgaard
  •   Jonathan Burger
  •   Adam Harris
  •   Niko Jusi
  •   Frank Radue

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Chinese Taipei 3 3 0 0 0 22 5 +17 9 Promotion to Division III A
2   Hong Kong 3 2 0 0 1 11 15 −4 6
3   South Africa (H) 3 0 1 0 2 13 15 −2 2
4   Luxembourg 3 0 0 1 2 8 19 −11 1
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

9 April 2019
14:00
Hong Kong  4–1
(0–0, 1–1, 3–0)
  LuxembourgCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 60
9 April 2019
19:00
South Africa  2–4
(1–1, 0–3, 1–0)
  Chinese TaipeiCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 250
10 April 2019
14:00
Chinese Taipei  9–2
(2–1, 4–1, 3–0)
  LuxembourgCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 50
10 April 2019
18:00
Hong Kong  6–5
(1–0, 3–2, 2–3)
  South AfricaCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 166
12 April 2019
14:00
Chinese Taipei  9–1
(4–0, 1–0, 4–1)
  Hong KongCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 75
12 April 2019
18:00
Luxembourg  5–6 GWS
(1–2, 1–1, 3–2)
OT: (0–0)
SO: (0–1)
  South AfricaCape Town Ice Station, Cape Town
Attendance: 139

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the Directorate

Source: IIHF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kazakhstan, Japan get top events". new-iihf.com. 18 May 2018. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U18 World Championship Div III Group A – Competition officials" (PDF). IIHF. 19 March 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U18 World Championship Div III Group B – Competition officials" (PDF). IIHF. 19 March 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)