India to play Australia 18 times in 3 years: HI & HA Agreement

Hockey Australia and Hockey India has signed a landmark bilateral agreement. The agreement includes Indian men’s national hockey team touring to Australia in each of the next three years, 2016-2018. In return, Hockey Australia will release its senior men’s national squad athletes, Kookaburras, for the Hockey India League for the next three seasons, including in 2016, six months before the Olympic Games in Rio.

Cam Vale (CEO, Hockey Australia) and Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India) during press conference

Cam Vale (CEO, Hockey Australia) and Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India) during press conference

The strategic initiative was announced by Hockey Australia Chief Executive Cam Vale and his counterpart at Hockey India, Elena Norman, at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi, during the Hockey India League semi finals. Continue reading →