Slovakia won its World Cup match against France

The Slovak national hockey team won all three points in its match in the IIHF World Championships 2016 against France. The match ended with the result 5:1.

(Source: TASR)

Slovak goals were scored by Sekera, Graňák, Bakoš, Hudáček. and Jaroš. Perret scored for France.

Slovakia now has six points in the preliminary round.

Slovaks are playing in group B of the preliminary round with Canada, Finland, the USA, Belarus, France, Germany and Hungary. 

The biggest success for Slovak ice hockey was the Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2002. Slovakia won the gold medal game, defeating Russia 4–3. In 2015, the Slovak team did not even make it to the quarter finals at the World Cup in the Czech Republic. Their last big success was in 2012, when they won the silver medal in Helsinki, Finland.

Summary:

May 8 (Sun) France – Slovakia 1:5 (1:2, 0:2, 0:1)

Scores: 2. Perret (Beron) – 4. Sekera (L. Hudáček, Viedenský), 14. Graňák (Dravecký, Lušňák), 35. Bakoš (Meszároš, Sersen), 36. L. Hudáček (Viedenský, Jurčo), 59. Jaroš (Viedenský, Jurčo)

Programme of the preliminary round - Group B:

May 7 (Sat) 12:15 GMT + 3, Slovakia - Hungary (4:1)

May 8 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - France

May 10 (Tue) 16:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Germany

May 11 (Wed) 16:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Belarus

May 14 (Sat) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Canada

May 15 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Finland

May 17 (Tue) 12:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - USA

 

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