The Indian males’s hockey group was scheduled to play towards Spain on May 15 and 16, adopted by the two-leg tie in Germany on May 23 and 24
India’s upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League away fixtures towards Spain and Germany later this month have been postponed because of the worldwide journey restrictions imposed in the wake of surging COVID-19 instances, the world physique (FIH) knowledgeable on Tuesday.
The Indian males’s hockey group was scheduled to play towards Spain on May 15 and 16, adopted by the two-leg tie in Germany on May 23 and 24.
“FIH, Hockey India as well as the Hockey National Associations of Germany, Spain and Great Britain – since the matches initially planned in London on 8-9 May were also postponed – are currently looking at all potential options to rearrange these matches at a later date,” the International Hockey Federation (FIH) stated in a press release.
“On behalf of the global hockey community, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) would like to express its support and strong sympathy to the Indian hockey community, as well as their families and friends.
“At this very onerous time for India, a rustic a lot linked to the historical past in addition to the present improvement of hockey, our ideas are with all Indian folks,” it added.
Last month, India’s FIH Hockey Pro League matches towards Great Britain, scheduled for May 8-9 in London, had been postponed following the UK authorities’s determination so as to add India to the journey ‘pink record’ because of the surging COVID-19 instances there.
With India recording greater than 3 lakh COVID-19 instances and three,000 deaths each day for fairly a while now, many of the overseas nations, together with Australia, Malaysia, Germany, Singapore, New Zealand, UK and many others, have suspended worldwide flights from the nation.
India is presently fourth in the FIH Pro League standings with 15 factors from eight matches behind Netherlands, Germany and leaders Belgium.