Jamaica Hockey Federation hosting Hockey World League Round One

Jamaica Hockey Federation President - Leon Mitchell
Jamaica Hockey Federation President - Leon Mithcell

FIH HWL Round 1 Fixtures (Jamaica)

Men’s and Women’s teams from over 60 nations are battling to make their mark in the Hockey World League (HWL). For 19 of these nations the HWL is their first introduction to FIH international competition. Throughout the season, over 2000 players will take to the pitch.

The HWL gives newcomers from the lower rankings the chance to go head-to-head with giants from the top. With more than 350 matches scheduled (25 in Jamaica between September 30 and October 5 2014, inclusive), anything can happen as players and teams are inspired to make their mark by achieving beyond their expectations.

A chance to test limits, the HWL provides boundless opportunities, from World Cup qualification to worldwide hockey fame for players, fans and officials. Over 6000 caps will be accumulated during the first season and 5 teams are playing for ranking points for the first time. Over 300 officials will be involved and worldwide fans will be challenged to make their mark to win incredible prizes. Fast and furious, precise and powerful, hockey has it all. With speed, stamina and a mastery of intricate hand-eye coordination, hockey players are amongst the fittest and most skilled athletes in the world. The HWL will generate over 500 hours of pure, adrenaline-filled hockey entertainment.

Teams

Men Women
Barbados Barbados
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jamaica Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Venezuela Venezuela
Barbados Barbados
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jamaica Jamaica
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Venezuela Venezuela
Men's' Women's'

World League - Kingston Jamaica 2014

Jamaica match schedule for World league

The Jamaicans will play their first match on September 30, 2014. The women will take to field at 4:30 p.m. Later the men will play at 7:00 p.m.

The remaining fixtures can be see on our World League page

 

 

Date
Match #
Time
Match
Gender
Tues 30 Sept.
W03
16:30
Dominican Republic v Jamaica
W
M02
19:00
Barbados v Jamaica
M
 
Wed Oct. 1
W06
16:30
Jamaica v Venezuela
W
M04
19:00
Dominican Republic v Jamaica
M
 
Thurs, Oct 2
W09
19:00
Trinidad & Tobago v Jamaica
W
 
Sat Oct 4
W12
16:30
Jamaica v Puerto Rico
W
M08
19:00
Jamaica v Venezuela
M
 
Sun Oct 5
W15
16:30
Barbados v Jamaica
W
M10
19:00
Trinidad & Tobago v Jamaica
M

 

Tweets from Jamaica
 

Two medals for Pan American teams at Youth Olympic Games

Canadian men win silver; Argentinean women bring back the bronze

3 September 2014
Yan Huckendubler

The hockey competitions at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, were played in the new “Hockey 5s” format, which proved exciting, high scoring and entertaining for the spectators. It also allowed for a redistribution of the hierarchy, with some non-traditional hockey countries surprising strongholds of the game. When was the last time Zambia beat Germany 8-1 in eleven-a-side hockey?

Two of the four Pan American teams competing finished on the podium: the Canadian men finished second, only losing to Australia on shoot-out in the Final, while Argentina cleanly beat Japan to bring back the bronze medal on the women’s side.

In 350 days, Toronto, Canada will host the 2015 Pan American Games

25 July 2014
PAHF

In 350 days, Toronto, Canada will host the 2015 Pan American Games or the 17th Pan American Games since it was first held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1951. The Pan American Games are organized under PASO-the Pan American Sports Organization. Two weeks ago there were two full days of commemorative events in Toronto, including a wide variety of musical and athletic performances, to mark the one-year countdown to the games that can be read about (continue on PAHF website)

Photo by - Beth Ali

PAHF announce hosts for events until 2017

25 June 2014
PAHF

The Pan American Hockey Federation has completed the process for awarding tournaments for the period 2015-2017. The Board of Directors approved the recommendations of the Bid Evaluation Committee, set-up in April 2014 for analyzing the proposals received from a number of member countries. The Bid Committee considered the quality of proposals, (Continue on PHAF website)

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