India’s pro league campaign to restart in April vs Argentina
The Indian men’s team will resume its FIH Pro League campaign in April next year with an away tie against Argentina, according to a revised fixtures announced by the International Hockey Federation on Thursday.
India will play Argentina on April 10 and 11 next year in the revamped Pro League.
The first match in both the men’s and women’s division will see Germany hosting Belgium on September 22 and 23.
India will then face Great Britain away from home on May 8 and 9 before travelling to Spain to play matches on May 12 and 13.
They will then take on Germany away on May 18 and 19 before finally playing a home tie on May 29 and 30 against New Zealand.
The FIH was forced to make a new schedule because of the Covid-19 pandemic that has affected all sporting events across the world.
“All hockey fans have been eagerly waiting for the day where the world’s best teams would play again,” said FIH President Narinder Batra in a statement.
All 11 countries were consulted before the revised calendar for the season was confirmed.