NEW DELHI: Indian women hockey the skipper of the Savita team wants to qualify for the 2023-2024 Pro League season thanks to the next FIH Nations Cupa tournament that will also contribute to the preparation for next year asian games.
The FIH Nations Cup is an important event on the international calendar with its promotion and relegation system. The champions of the event will be promoted to the FIH Hockey Pro League starting in the 2023-2024 season.
At the FIH Nations Cup to be held in Valencia from December 11-17, India are grouped in Pool B alongside Canada, Japan and South Africa, while Pool A includes Ireland, Italy, Korea and welcomes Spain.
“We have worked very hard for the FIH Women’s Nations Cup 2022. We are determined to win the tournament as it will also allow us to participate in the next season of the FIH Hockey Women’s Pro League 2023-2024,” said goalkeeper Savita in a Hockey India Release.
“We also have our eyes on the Asian Games which will take place next year. Every tournament until the Asian Games will act as preparation and I am sure that all the players will get the much needed confidence with a good performance. in the FIH Nations Cup.”
The Pro League will be important for next season’s teams as the 2023-24 men’s and women’s champions qualify directly for the 2026 World Cup and the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.
The FIH Pro League the champions in 2023-24 and 2024-25 will gain direct qualification for their respective 2026 World Cups, while the winners of 2025-26 and 2026-27 will earn automatic berths at the Los Angeles Olympics.

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