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BT Sport cover Women’s World League Semi-Finals in Johannesburg from July 8th

BT Sport are to show the Women’s World League Semi-Final, which is hosted by South Africa, from July 8th.

The England Women’s Hockey team are heading to Johannesburg to play against Germany, Poland, Ireland and Japan in Group A in what promises to be an exciting event from start to finish.

The group stages will set to be played from July 8th, where England take on Poland in their first match at 16:00 local time on July 10th.

The group matches will be played up until July 18th, with qualifiers leading and placing matches leading up to the final on July 23rd.

All 10 teams, who are some of the best teams in the world, are battling for a place at the World Cup Finals, which is held in July 2018 in London, which will undoubtedly be an unmissable event.

BT Sport have committed to showcasing all games during the semi-finals, with a focus on continuing to bring creativity and flare to hockey broadcasting.

On the England Hockey website, England Hockey Commercial Director Jonathan Cockcroft said:

“This is hugely significant news for hockey in this country. BT Sport offers a fantastic platform to showcase our sport, our athletes and our major events on home soil.

Their coverage of last year’s Hockey Champions Trophy took the presentation of the sport to a new level, and we look forward to working very closely together to showcase our exciting game and its world class athletes.”

England Group Matches Schedule

  • July 10th | England vs Poland
  • July 12th | Japan vs England
  • July 14th | Germany vs England
  • July 16th | England vs Ireland

For more information, head on over to:

England Hockey’s Website

Follow England Hockey on Twitter Here

FIH World Cup’s Website

BT Sport’s Hockey Website

 

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