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Draw for FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers to be held on September 9

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The draw to decide matches of the FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers will take place on September 9 at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
It will be conducted by FIH CEO Thierry Weil. There will be 14 Men's and 14 Women's teams which will be involved in this draw.
The FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers will each feature two nations playing two back-to-back matches, with nations drawn to play each other based on their rankings at the end of the last 2018/2019 Continental Championship, namely, the Oceania Cup (September 8).
Moreover, the higher-ranked of the two competing nations will host the match.
Host teams:
(1) Australia (2) Netherlands (3) India (4) Germany (5) Great Britain (6) Spain (7) New Zealand (8) Canada
Away teams:
(9) Malaysia (10) France (11) Ireland (12) Korea (13) Pakistan (14) Austria (15) Egypt
Women
Host teams:
(1) Australia (2) Germany (3) Great Britain (4) Spain (5) New Zealand (6) Ireland (7) India (8) China
Away teams:
(9) Korea (10) Belgium (11) USA (12) Canada (13) Italy (14) Chile (15) Russia
The list is based on the current ranking order and the FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers are slated for October 25-27 and November 1-3.

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 7:20 PM IST

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