Today the President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine Sergey Bubka met with President of the International Hockey Federation Leandro Negre, Head of the European Federation Marijke Fleuren and General Secretary David Balbirnie.
The meeting was also attended by Honorary President of Ukrainian Field Hockedy Federation (FHTU) Vladlen Kovtun, Valery Tytarchuk - FHTU President, First Vice-presidents - Rodion Kochubey and Fedir Novik, Head of NOC President Office Juri Tamm.
Sergey Bubka welcomed guests at the Olympic House and informed about the activities of the National Olympic Committee and its major projects.
Head of NOC also stressed that the cooperation and support of the National Olympic Federations is a priority of the organization. "We provide full support for the development of hockey in Ukraine. It's nice that we have an excellent center in Vinnitsa, but of course, we need more. Together, united efforts and with the help of international and European federations have to do incremental steps for further development of this wonderful sport", - said NOC President.
"Ukraine plays a significant role in the development of hockey in the world. We are ready to provide full assistance to increase these traditions "- noticed Leandro Negre.
Vladlen Kovtun mentioned that hockey has good prospects in the country. "Federation receives support from the NOC and its President Sergey Bubka. We have friendly contacts with colleagues from international and European Federations. I am confident that during our visit to Sumy to one of the main centers of hockey, we discuss and solve many important issues", - said Vladlen Kovtun.