Köln The German Ice Hockey Federation (DEB) has applied to host the 2027 World Championship. The other candidates for the major event are Kazakhstan and Norway, the world association IIHF announced on Friday.
Germany has already hosted the World Cup eight times. Most recently in 2017 together with France, when they played in Cologne and Paris. It is not yet known with which venues the DEB will start the race for 2027.
Kazakhstan has never hosted, for Norway it is about hosting the third World Championship after Oslo 1958 and Lillehammer/Oslo/Hamar 1999. The 2027 World Championship will be awarded at the IIHF Congress in Tampere/Finland in May 2023.
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