The Men’s Asian Champions Trophy will be held from 11 to 19 March 2021. This was announced by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) today.
Bangladesh Hockey Federation will be the host of the tournament. Originally scheduled for November 2020, the tournament was delayed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 situation. The dates of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy have been confirmed with the International Hockey Federation and Bangladesh Hockey Federation. The dates of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy are also approved by the International Hockey Federation.
The 6th edition of the biennial event will take place at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event holds a special place as the first continental tournament in Asia in over 15 months. It is also the first major international event in 2021 apart from the Pro League. Audiences to the event will get to witness India and Japan live in action, as they prepare for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.