India's hockey Olympic Qualifiers opponents to be decided on Monday

The Indian men's and women's hockey teams will find out their opponents for the Olympic Qualifiers on Monday.

The Indian men's hockey team won the Olympic Test event held in Tokyo in August.   -  Getty Images

The Indian men's and women's hockey teams will find out their Olympic Qualifier opponents on Monday, with the draw scheduled to be held at the FIH headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The draw will be streamed live on International Hockey Federation's Facebook page at 4.30 pm (IST). 

Russia qualified for the draw on Sunday as the next best-ranked team after Egypt pulled out of the Qualifiers.

The Indian men's team, ranked world number 5, is in Pot 1 alongside The Netherlands and Germany will face one team from Pot 3 which has Pakistan, Austria and Russia. The women's team is in Pot 2 alongside Spain, Ireland and China and will drawn against the teams in Pot 4 featuring Italy, Chile and Russia.

Men

Pot 1 (Host teams):

The Netherlands

India

Germany

 

Pot 4 (Away teams):

Pakistan

Austria

Russia

 

Pot 2 (Host teams):

Great Britain

Spain

New Zealand

Canada

 

Pot 3 (Away teams):

Malaysia

France

Ireland

Korea

 

Women

Pot 1 (Host teams):

Australia

Germany

Great Britain

 

Pot 4 (Away teams):

Italy

Chile

Russia

 

 

Pot 4 (Away teams):

Italy

Chile

Russia

 

Pot 2 (Host teams):

Spain

Ireland

India

China

Pot 3 (Away teams):

Korea

Belgium

USA

Canada

 

The FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers are scheduled for 25-27 October and 1-3 November 2019 where India will take on its opponent in a two-legged tie. The exact match schedule and venues will be confirmed after the draw.