COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – November 3, 2017 – Set your DVRs and coffee pots! The month of November will be full of action down under as the U.S. Women’s National Team begins their quest for FIH Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand glory by preparing at the International Festival of Hockey (IFOH) from November 5-12 in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to the women’s medal matches of the IFOH, all USWNT games will be broadcast live on the Olympic Channel for the first time ever.
This year marks the second edition of the IFOH, which will be held in Melbourne and Bendigo, Australia. With four nations competing, including Australia, Japan, The Netherladns and USA, the teams will compete in a friendly tournament as they prepare for the FIH Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.
A per cable subscription at no additional cost, the Olympic Channel is the home for Team USA in a fully dedicated Olympic sport coverage network. Field hockey fans will have the pleasure of tuning in where they want, when they want, to cheer on Team USA in the coming month.
International Festival of Hockey Matches:
Monday, November 6, 2017 USA vs. AUS 2 a.m. ET (Bendigo - Test Match)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 USA vs. JPN 11 p.m. ET (Melbourne)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 USA vs. AUS 3:30 a.m. ET (Melbourne)
Friday, November 10, 2017 USA vs. NED 10 p.m. ET (Melbourne)
Click here for the full International Festival of Hockey schedule.
For all information regarding the International Festival of Hockey in Australia, including the full schedule, check out the event page by clicking here. #IFOH2017 #UN1TED