The Philippines made pretty an impact on the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation Challenge Cup of Asia held from Mar. 1 to 9 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia lately, settling for the silver medal. The Filipinos had been in an amazing role to win it all inside the gold medal spherical. However, they had to hurdle defending champion Mongolia to finish their spectacular run. Seeing how they were in a position to tug off an disappointed in the preliminaries (6-three), things had been searching correct for the Filipinos.
It was, unluckily, a exceptional tale in the finals. It changed into a one of a kind Mongolia crew, setting out robust to take a 3-0 lead. It changed into Bayarsaikhan Jargalsaikhan who began off the scoring parade for the Mongolians accompanied by using Erdenesekh Bold 30 seconds later. Gerelt Ider could account for the group’s 1/3 intention. The Philippines managed to score their first goal in the 2nd duration courtesy of Julius Santiago and knotted the matter at 3-three by means of the third period. And just when it regarded the Philippines were at the verge of repeating the final results of their March 6 meeting, Jargalsaikhan and Bold joined hands to ensure that would no longer appear. They made well timed desires and subsequently positioned the match beyond reach. Despite falling quick, numerous Philippine gamers got due recognition for their performance. This included crew captain Steven Fuglister who turned into adjudged event MVP. Also, Paolo Spafford might be named satisfactory goalie even as Jan Aro Regencia become feted as Player of the Team.