HI gets nod to host Champions Trophy

“We are pleased to announce that the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of India has granted permission to Hockey India for hosting the 33rd FIH Champions Trophy and the London Olympic qualifier tournament for both men and women,” HI said in a statement.

The eight-nation Champions Trophy will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from December 3 to 11.

Apart from hosts India, other participating teams in the league-cum-knockout event would include world champions Australia, England, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, Pakistan and Spain.

After the Champions Trophy, New Delhi will also play host to the Olympic qualifier from February 15 to 26 next year, wherein six teams will participate in the men’s and women’s sections.

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