The Algerian ice hockey team, created more than ten years ago, won yesterday its first official competition encounter against Andorra on 5-14, the Algerian team will face Ireland in a month then Portugal, Lichtenstein and Columbia.
Active since 2008, and made up of Algerian players residing abroad and an associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 2019, the Algerian team won its first game 7-4 in Amneville in France,
The team was founded on December 28, 2008, composed of players residing abroad, and the Algerian team was successful in its first graduates, where it won seven goals for four in the first encounter in damnville, France, The confrontation was marked by the participation of the Algerian international Omari Chadli, who gave the kick-off, finishing fourth in the Arab Championship (2008 in the United Arab Emirates), and third in the African Championship 2016 (Morocco, Rabat).
Active since 2008 and an associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 2019, the Algerian team has been registered for the 3rd edition of the Development Cup, a tournament which, as its name indicates, brings together teams that aspire to develop and fully integrate the major tournaments of the IHF. The Algerian team has managed to win the Arab Championship many times and is considered one of the strongest Arab ice hockey teams.