The Indian males’s and girls’s hockey groups on Wednesday left for Brussels forward of the upcoming FIH Hockey Professional League scheduled to be held on June 11 and 12.
Each the Indian groups will tackle hosts Belgium in double-headers on June 11 and 12.
“Clearly, we’re excited for this journey as we now have been given an incredible alternative within the type of FIH Hockey Professional League video games to play in opposition to among the high groups in Europe,” India ladies’s group captain Savita mentioned previous to the group’s departure
Indian ladies’s group is at the moment occupying the third spot within the FIH Professional League desk with 22 factors in eight video games.
It is just behind desk chief Argentina (38 factors) and the Netherlands (second position- 26 factors).
Nevertheless, the Indian group performed fewer video games than Argentina and the Netherlands and has a possibility to maneuver up the ranks in the event that they win all their remaining fixtures.
The Indian males’s squad is at the moment positioned on the second spot within the FIH Professional League desk. It’s simply three factors behind the top-placed Netherlands.
“We’re delighted to play in opposition to among the high groups on this planet on their residence soil,” India males’s group captain Amit Rohidas mentioned in a Hockey India launch.