Great Britain are undergoing their final preparations ahead of the U18 Women World Championship Division II Group A which gets under way on Monday.

GB flew into the Netherlands yesterday and will undergo their first training session Heerenveen.

Joining GB and hosts Netherlands are China, Latvia and Turkey, as well as promoted Kazakhstan.

Head Coach Sean Alderson spoke with Ice Hockey UK TV – in association with SMP Europe – and said there was belief in the squad to push for a medal.

Click below to watch his full interview.

GB took part in the Four Nations tournament in November, securing wins over Spain and Iceland to finish in second place.

Alderson’s side start their World Championship campaign on Monday against Kazakhstan.

Great Britain: Under- 18 Women’s World Championship Division II Group A schedule 
Monday 15th January – Kazakhstan v Great Britain – 16:30 (15:30 UK time)
Tuesday 16th January – China v Great Britain – 16:30 (15:30)
Thursday 18th January – Netherlands v Great Britain – 20:00 (19:00)
Saturday 20th January – Great Britain v Latvia – 13:00 (12:00)
Sunday 21st January  – Great Britain v Turkey – 13:00 (12:00)

Click here to visit the tournament website.