New Delhi: Bhubaneswar will host India’s home matches during the 2020 Hockey Pro League, the sport’s governing body FIH announced Monday.
The second edition of the Hockey Pro League will be played between January 11 and June 28, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said in a statement.
Bhubaneswar has become a hockey hub in India and has been hosting a majority of tournaments, the most recent being the Olympic Qualifiers. The first team that India will host, January 18 are the Netherlands. All the games will be played at the Kalinga Stadium.
The Pro League will feature 144 matches in the coming season.
Australia’s home matches will be played in Perth and Sydney, while England will be playing its share in London.
The first match will feature the Netherlands and China, January 11, 2020 at the Wujin Hockey Stadium in Changzhou.
Argentina: Buenos Aires, San Miguel de Tucuman
Australia: Perth, Sydney
Germany: Mönchengladbach, Hamburg, Berlin
Great Britain: London
The Netherlands: Utrecht, Rotterdam, Hertogenbosch, Amsterdam
New Zealand: Christchurch, Auckland
USA: North Carolina.