The first Khelo India Women’s Hockey League under-16 is scheduled to be held at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in New Delhi from August 16 to 23, 2022. The Khelo India Women’s Hockey League (U-16) is yet another endeavour by the Khelo India’s Sports for Women component, which takes the most necessary steps to power in more female participation in a wide array of sports competitions. The support extends to not only giving grants but also helping in the proper organization and execution of the events.
Key points of Khelo India Women’s Hockey League under-16:
- Phase 1 of the 1st Khelo India Women’s Hockey League (U-16) is scheduled from August 16 to 23 where a total of 16 teams across the country are participating. A total of 56 matches will be played in Phase 1 and over 300 players will compete.
- The Sports Authority of India has allocated a total of Rs 53.72 lakhs for 3 phases of the competition, which includes Prize money of Rs 15.5 lakh.
- Phase 1 and 2 of the Khelo India Women’s Hockey League (U-16) will be in a round-robin format.
- The final ranking of teams will be determined after the completion of the first 2 phases.
- Phase 3 will consist of classification matches where each team will play a minimum of 3 matches.