Indian Men’s Hockey Team will start their FIH Pro League campaign on 8th February 2022, we look at the teams and results of the tournament along with the schedule and points table
The third edition of Men’s FIH Pro League, a field hockey competition for men’s national teams, started from 16th October 2021. The tournament will run till 30th June 2022, and it will feature 9 teams from 4 confederations.
Participating Teams In The FIH Men’s Pro Hockey League
Originally, a round-robin competition with nine teams was slated to take place from October 2021 to June 2022. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions, both New Zealand and Australia withdrew on September 17, 2021. On December 8, 2021, Canada and South Africa became members.
Six weeks after being chosen New Zealand’s replacement, Canada withdrew on January 17, 2022, due to the COVID-19 Omicron variant. On 25th January 2022, France was named as Canada’s replacement.
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Format And Rules
The 9 teams are scheduled to play in a round-robin format in home and away format. After each team have played a total of 16 matches, the top team at the table will be announced as the champion.
From 2021-22 season, the bottom team after the season will face relegation and FIH Nations Cup winner will replace that team.
FIH Pro League Men’s Hockey Results And Score
So far, FIH Pro League 2021-22 season has featured four matches. In the inaugural match, Belgium thrashed Germany with a score of 6-1. In the next match, Belgium again defeated Germany by 5-3 margin.
The other set of matches was played between Netherlands and Belgium. In the first match, Netherlands won 3-0 on penalties after a 2-2 draw. In the second match, Netherlands won 2-1 after a hard-fought match.
FIH Pro Hockey League Men’s 2022 Schedule, Date, Time, Fixtures
The next match in FIH Pro League will take place between Spain and England. India will start its campaign on 8th February with a match against France. India will take on South Africa on 9th February before facing France again on 12th.
FIH Pro Hockey League 2022 Points Table And Standings
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When And Where to Watch FIH Pro Hockey Men’s League: Live Stream And Telecast
The FIH Pro League action will be telecasted live on Star Sports Select so fans can enjoy the action live.
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