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Canadian specialist Dave Lewis resigned as head coach of the Belarus national team on hockey after three consecutive defeats at the world Cup. About it reports a press-service of Federation of hockey of Belarus (FHB).
Lewis disagrees with the decision, he believes that the reshuffle will contribute to improving the team’s results. FHB thanked Canadians for their joint work. Until the end of the tournament to perform the duties of the head coach will be Sergei Pushkov.
The last defeat of the Belarusian team was defeated by the Russian team on 7 may. Russian national team has thrown in gate of the contender six unanswered goals. Before the Belarusians lost to the French (2:6) and the Swedish national team (0:5). Next match of the national team of Belarus will hold a may 9 vs. Switzerland.
Lewis led the Belarusian team in December 2014. At the world championship in the Czech Republic the same year he managed to lead the team to 7th place in the tournament. Belarusians lost in the quarterfinals to eventual winners — Canadians.
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