FIH Hockey Pro League (Photo Credit: FIH)

FIH Hockey Professional League Season 2 Prolonged Till June 2021 On account of Coronavirus

FIH Hockey Pro League (Photo Credit: FIH)

FIH Hockey Professional League (Photograph Credit score: FIH)

The FIH has additionally introduced that the window for season three of the league can be from September 2021 to June 2022.

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  • Final Up to date: April 25, 2020, 10:10 AM IST

Lausanne: The Worldwide Hockey Federation (FIH) has prolonged the second version of the FIH Hockey Professional League until June 2021 because of the ongoing uncertainties surrounding the covid-19 world well being pandemic.

Season 2 of the league was initially set to run from January to June 2020. Round one third of the deliberate matches had been accomplished between January and early March, earlier than the escalating COVID-19 disaster introduced the competitors to a standstill.

The FIH has additionally introduced that the window for season three of the league can be from September 2021 to June 2022.

The choice to unfold the Professional League season over an extended time interval will permit for better flexibility when it comes to the scheduling, decreasing match congestion within the first half of the yr while additionally serving to to make sure that worldwide hockey stays extremely seen by way of broadcast for a lot of the yr, stated the FIH.

Talking in regards to the choices, FIH Chief Govt Officer Thierry Weil stated: “All of us imagine we have now discovered the proper path ahead concerning the present version of the FIH Hockey Professional League, giving ourselves further time to play the matches while additionally relieving stress on each the athletes and the calendar for 2021.

“Looking forward to the rest of the 2020-21 Season and past, the adjustments that can be launched for Season three are one other vital step within the evolution of this incredible competitors,” he added.

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