Brawl follows China ice hockey game

RINK RUCKUS:Some of the China team skated to mid-ice then unfurled a Chinese national flag and gesticulated toward the crowd until ushered away

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 26, 2017
By: Grant Dexter / Staff reporter

Taiwan notched their third win at the Under-18 World Championship in Taipei yesterday

Taiwan and China players trade blows after the final whistle of their Under-18 World Championship encounter at the the Taipei Annex Arena on Friday. Photo courtesy of Chantal Liao

— defeating Bulgaria 4-2 — a day after their encounter against China turned nasty seconds after the game finished 4-0 in favor of the visitors.

China lead Division III, undefeated through four games after their 12-0 dismantling of New Zealand yesterday, but they won no friends after China forward Wang Ziqiao (王梓喬) appeared to deliberately skate into a Taiwan player after the final siren in their game on Friday.

A melee resulted, with sticks scattered over the ice as players traded blows and bottles, and even a chair, were thrown into the rink.    [FULL  STORY]

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