The Indian men’s hockey team will open their campaign in the third edition of the FIH Pro League against New Zealand on February 5 next year as the world governing body released the schedule for the prestigious tournament.

India will also face Australia and Spain in February as they play five away games that month before facing Germany and Argentina at home.

After the match against the Black Sticks, India will face Australia on February 12 and 13 before facing Spain (February 26 and 27).

India will play Germany (March 12 and 13) and Argentina (March 19 and 20) at home. Next month India will face England (April 2 and 3) at home, followed by away games against Belgium (June 11 and 12) and the Netherlands (June 18 and 19) in a season Busy 2022.