The 23rd Ordinary Congress session of the AfHF took place in Accra, Ghana on 22 January 2022 during the same week of the Africa Cup of Nations [ACN] 2022 (M/W) 17-23 Jan. 2022. This Congress session was long awaited since it was postponed from August 2021 due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
29 October 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: Meeting virtually today, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed the dates of the 2022 FIH Congress which will take place – virtually, as already decided – on 4-5 November next year. Looking back at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the EB members extended again their
6 October 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: As a likely outcome of India Men’s first Olympic medal for 41 years, as well as the outstanding performance of the Indian Women’s team reaching the last four in Tokyo, India’s athletes and coaches dominate the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21. Athletes Gurjit Kaur (Best Player, Women), Harmanpreet Singh (Best
FIH Tournament Announcements & AfHF Tournaments Revised Dates
14 July 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: Due to the ongoing uncertainties surrounding the evolution of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to postpone its ‘FIH Hockey5s Lausanne 2021’ event, initially planned in September this year, to 2022. FIH CEO Thierry Weil said: “Whilst it is of course disappointing to have to
8 July 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Spain as the host country for the inaugural FIH Hockey Women’s Nations Cup which will take place in Valencia from 10 to 17 December 2022. By doing so, the EB has followed the recommendation of the Task Force
2 July 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: Upon recommendation from the Task Force Events Bidding (comprising of EB Members of all five Continental Federations), the Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed Malaysia as the host country for the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup and Chile for the 2023 FIH Hockey
AfHF PRESS RELEASE 6 July 2021
23 May 2021 | Cairo, Egypt The 47th FIH Congress convened virtually over the two days of the 21st and 22nd of May 2021. The Congress event was attended by the majority of National Associations.
22 May 2021 Lausanne, Switzerland: The 47th FIH Congress session, where hundreds of delegates from all over the world gathered in virtual forum to discuss important matters regarding the global status and development of hockey, has ended with various crucial decisions. In the closest of votes, Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra of India was re-elected as President of