Czechia gearing up for hockey worlds final in Prague

People around the Czech Republic are gearing up for the final of the Ice Hockey World Championships at Prague’s O2 Arena on Sunday night. Czechia, which has been hosting the event in the capital and Ostrava, will take on Switzerland for the title after convincingly overcoming Sweden 7:3 in Saturday’s semi-final.

The final will be relayed on large screens on Prague’s Old Town Square and elsewhere, while pubs around the country showing the match can expect busy evenings.

The last time the Czechs won the Ice Hockey World Championships was in 2010.

Author: Ian Willoughby