Istanbul hosted the European Cup matches organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Serbia representative Crvena Zvezda Belgrade outperformed its rivals in the organization supported by IMM and reached the next round.
Four teams participated in the tournament 20 September IBB Silivrikapi Ice Rink began. Since ııhf'n the 1997 year Continental Cup name, performs the European Ice Hockey Zeytinburnu from Turkey in Group A of the tournament Municipality Sports Club, Iceland, Skautafelag Akureyri, Bulgaria from SC Irbis-Skate Sofia and the Serbian Crvena struggled Belgrade team Zvezda.
IMM and Turkey Ice Hockey Federation competitions conducted in cooperation with 20-22 September 80 athletes participated. The tournament, which was played according to points, started with a match between Skautafelag Akureyrar and Crvena Zvezda Belgrade. The last match of the organization, where each team participated in three matches was held between Zeytinburnu Municipality Sports Club and Skautafelag Akureyrar
Serbia's Crvena Zvezda Belgrade team won the tournament ahead of 9. With this result, 18-20 won the top group matches between the representative teams of Latvia, Ukraine and Romania in Brovary, Ukraine between October.
Istanbul residents who had the opportunity to watch six matches in the matches hosted by IMM Youth and Sports Directorate had the opportunity to get to know ice hockey more closely.