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Women’s Jr World Cup will likely be performed in South Africa in April, Indoor WC cancelled: FIH

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Women’s Jr World Cup will be played in South Africa in April, Indoor WC cancelled: FIH

The postponed FIH Women’s Junior World Cup scheduled to be held in Potchefstroom, South Africa will likely be organised from April 2 to 13, the International Hockey Federation stated on Monday.
However, the FIH and Hockey Belgium have been compelled to cancel the 2022 Indoor Hockey World Cup.
The Indoor World Cup was scheduled to be held in Liège, Belgium from February 2 to six.

The choices have been taken throughout a digital assembly of the FIH.
The transfer to cancel the FIH Indoor World Cup was made on the idea of the present well being state of affairs in Belgium amid the COVID-19 pandemic and after in depth consultations and suggestions from all competent authorities within the nation.
The Women’s Junior Word Cup, which was initially scheduled to be performed in December final yr, needed to be put “on hold” as a result of outbreak of the Omicron variant.

FIH Women’s Junior World Cup to be performed in South Africa in April 2022. Unfortunately, the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup is cancelled as a result of present well being state of affairs and the uncertainties as a result of evolution of the Omicron variant.More particulars right here: https://t.co/AxjL5YIGhC pic.twitter.com/1NOsTVQ0lF
— International Hockey Federation (@FIH_Hockey) January 10, 2022
“Since the postponement of this occasion, we’ve been in everlasting contact with the South African Hockey Association.
“Based on the reports about the current evolution of the health situation in the country, the EB has confirmed its decision from its December meeting, namely that the tournament should be postponed, and not cancelled – and that South Africa should have priority for hosting it,” FIH CEO Thierry Weil stated in a press release.

“We’re aware that the new dates are challenging for some nations, in particular because of Ramadan or the European club calendar, but it was essential for FIH to fully support the wish of the athletes to play. We’re looking forward to a great event with hockey’s female rising stars.”

The first FIH Hockey Pro League matches of the yr, involving the ladies’s groups of China and India, will happen on January 31 and February 1 in Oman.