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FIH’s home-and-away league from 2019

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The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday announced that 15 National Associations, including India, have advanced in the selection process for the forthcoming global Home and Away League, beginning in 2019.

Thirteen National Associations remain part of the selection process for the women’s League, with 12 still in contention for places in the men’s League.

With a maximum of nine teams taking part in each League when it commences, the process remains particularly competitive going into the final assessment stage for this ground-breaking competition, the FIH said in a statement.

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, England, Germany, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand and Spain submitted applications for both their men’s and women’s teams. China, Japan and USA for their women’s teams and Malaysia and Pakistan for their men’s teams.

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