Thursday, September 10, 2009

Malaysia open against Austria

THE BEST IN ASIA: South Korea won the Asia Cup, for direct entry into the World Cup. Japan, Malaysia, China and Pakistan will be battling for gold in the Qualifiers.

Only the winners of the three FIH Men’s World Cup qualifiers will receive a ticket for the Hero Honda FIH World Cup in New Delhi, India (28 February-13 March 2010).

At this stage the match schedules for the FIH Men’s World Cup Qualifier in Lille, France and the BDO FIH Men’s World Cup Qualifier in Invercargill, New Zealand, Argentina will be released in a few days.

IN NEW ZEAALND -- TEAMS: Austria, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Scotland, Wales.
FIXTURES: Nov 7 -- China vs Scotland, New Zealand vs Wales, Malaysia vs Austria; Nov 8: Scotland vs New Zealand, Wales vs Malaysia, Austria vs China.
Nov 10: Austria vs Scotland, Wales vs China, New Zealand vs Malaysia; Nov 12: Malaysia vs Scotland, Austria vs Wales, China vs New Zealand.
Nov 14: Scotland vs Wales, New Zealand vs Austria, China vs Malaysia; Nov 15: Final.

IN LILLE, France: Teams: France, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Poland, Russia.
FIXTURES: Oct 31: Japan v Russia, Pakistan v Italy, France v Poland.
Nov 1: Pakistan v Russia, Japan v Poland, Italy v France.
Nov 2: Rest Day.
Nov 3: Italy v Japan, Poland v Russia, France v Pakistan.
Nov 4: Rest Day
Nov 5: Poland v Italy, Japan v Pakistan, Russia v France.
Nov 6: Rest Day
Nov 7: Pakistan v Poland, Russia v Italy, France v Japan
Nov 8: FINAL.