India withdraws from Hockey Pro League
India has withdrawn from the Hockey Pro League, the new landenstrijd that from 2019 the Champions Trophy and Hockey World League semi-finals and finals) replaces.
The international hockey federation FIH released a statement to the outside without the reasons why the Indian hockey federation does not want to participate.
The FIH will be available later this month in Lausanne, a replacement land to designate. There are, according to the global bond enough candidates to make the pitch of India.
The netherlands is already sure of participation in the new Hockey Pro League. Both the men and the women in nine countries. The matches will be available each year between January and June. All the countries play in the new setup both a home and an away game against each other.
The men will be in addition to the Netherlands, Argentina, Australia, austria, Belgium, England, Germany, New Zealand and Pakistan join in. The women are next to Orange also Argentina, Australia, China, England, Germany, New Zealand and the United States in the league included.