Malaysia, Scotland to host Champions Challenge 1 FIH hockey events

Introduced in 2001, the Champions Challenge 1 is an international hockey event played every two years. Part of the champions series of events, the competition is a key qualification route to the illustrious Champions Trophy. The winners of the Champions Challenges 1 in 2014 qualify for the Champions Trophy in 2016.

updated: August 29, 2013 16:22 IST
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New Delhi: Malaysia will host the men's Hockey Champions Challenge 1 next year while women's competition will be held in Scotland, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Thursday.

Both Champions Challenge 1 events are set to be held at the end of April, 2014.

"The Hockey Champions Challenge 1 2014 events for men and women have been allocated to the Malaysian Hockey Confederation and Scottish Hockey respectively," the FIH said in a release.

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