US to host Men's World League Round I

Aug. 15, 2012, 5:07 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - History will be made this November at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Cali as USA Field Hockey hosts the World League Round 1 for Men. The U.S. will compete against Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Guatemala.  

The World League, which was officially announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in London on August 10, is a four-round, two-year event which will serve as the qualifier for both the Hockey World Cup and the Olympic Games. It will be an all-inclusive, world-wide event that involves a never-before-seen number of nations taking part in FIH events on an international level. Full tournament information, match times and dates will be announced in the near future.