India to host New Zealand and Spain in FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 opener

India to host New Zealand and Spain in FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 opener

India to host New Zealand and Spain in FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 opener


India will host New Zealand and Spain in the event opener amongst 28th October and 6th November afterwards this 12 months.

The Indian workforce will perform New Zealand in the first match on 28th Oct, followed by the next match versus Spain on 30th Oct. They will engage in their return leg matches in opposition to New Zealand and Spain on 4th and 6th October, respectively.

Both of those the people New Zealand and Spain will also perform a double-header versus every other on 29th Oct and 5th November.

Sharing his thoughts on the FIH Professional League 2022/23 timetable, the Indian men’s Hockey Main Mentor Graham Reid stated, “Intriguing to see the 22-23 Professional League timetable released nowadays. As far as our draw is worried, it is properly spaced out and delivers us with follow prospect ahead of the 2023 World Cup.”

In March 2023, India will engage in Germany and Australia at home. They will encounter off from Germany on 10th March and soon after a day’s crack they will get on Australia in their first match of the two-legged tie. The next-leg matches from both Germany and Australia will be played on 13th and 15th March respectively. Germany and Australia also will participate in their FIH Professional League tie from every single other in India.

In what appears to be an action-paced Olympic cycle, India will tour to Europe in May well and June 2023 for their absent matches in opposition to the groups like reigning Olympic Champions Belgium (26th Could and 2nd June), Good Britain (27th Could and 3rd June), Netherlands (7th and 10th June) and Argentina (8th and 11th June).

Reid opined that it truly is fantastic enhancement of utilising various groups in one location.

“FIH is employing the working experience of utilising multiple teams in a single location from this yr, to present much more of a regular event experience. I believe it really is is a great enhancement. This will also deliver a distinct tactical planning concerning video games wherever customarily the online games from the exact crew are back to back,” he claimed.

Resource: Hockey India

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