Navumau threatens to sack Hanlon in case of failure

Glen Hanlon, the American coach of the Belarus ice hockey team and Dinamo Minsk, will be fired immediately if the team fails, according to the contract terms, Uladzimir Navumau, the chairman of the Ice Hockey Federation told reporters.

The federation will make sure that Dinamo Minsk is strebgthened by Belarus team leaders, he said.

Navumau also expressed hope that Belarus would qualify for the world cup final in 2014.