GT-76 from Stockholm decided to seriously change its image status. The nearest neighbor to elite Hammarby and their eternal rival on youth level GT-76 aims to become one of the best bandy schools in the metropolitan area.
For this purpose GT-76 launches international bandy tournament Youth Stars Cup for the players no elder of 14 which, according to the plan, should become the traditional and representational one. The first issue of the tournament was tested in 2014 where the winner was Åby/Tjureda IF who made the hosts beaten in the final 6:1. That time 10 teams took part in the Cup including the best national bandy schools from Sweden and Norway.
In order to attract the best clubs from Russia to this tournament GT-76 had sent two their ambitious representatives in to the trip to Khabarovsk and Kemerovo for 2 weeks ago, resulted in they have directly linked up to the russians and got acquainted with the methods of rysskij hockey.
This trip has turned lucky and organizers obtained 2 prior consents from Erofej and Kuzbass to come to the tournament in Stockholm in February 2016. If this happens Youth Stars Cup can be talked as a new international and highly competitive tournament at club’s level for the younger boys. Besides the host team, at the moment swedish Tillberga Bandy, Sandvikens AIK, SK Höjden from Göteborg and Spånga/Bromsten from the Great Stockholm have confirmed their participation in Youth Stars Cup. There are more invitations have been sent also to the norwegian and finnish bandy clubs.
Youth Stars Cup takes place in Stockholm on the open air artificial ice field within February 5-7, 2016.