India will play six matches from June 11 to 22 ahead of the FIH Hockey Women's World Cup to be held in Spain and the Netherlands from July 1-17.
Three of the sides not already qualified for the 2023 World Cup will confirm their qualification in the next 10 days’ time.
Tokyo Olympic bronze medallists India have so far played eight matches this season and are placed second in the standings, behind Germany, with 16 points.
India's high press is the way to play modern hockey but it does come with significant risks. If teams find an out ball to bypass the press, they can find significant joy on the counter.
Despite the win against them in the opening match, captain Manpreet Singh believes France is an unpredictable team and on a good day they can pull off a surprise any team.
Lack of match practice due to the Covid 19 pandemic after a successful Olympic outing cost India dearly as they produced inconsistent performances in crucial matches to crash out of the title race.
The Manpreet Singh-led side's confidence must be sky high as they had thrashed Japan 6-0 in their last round-robin match.
A day after the cancellation of its matches against defending champions Korea and China respectively, an Asian Hockey Federation source said that the Indian team is no longer competing in the event.
In the absence of Captain Rani, who has been rested from the tournament, India were led by veteran goalkeeper Savita.
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said that an amount of Rs 45.05 crore has been spent on senior hockey men's team during the last five years.
While Manpreet will lead the side, star dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh has been named as the vice-captain for the tournament, to be held from December 14 to 22.
The junior men's hockey team would look to wrap up the successful 2021 season by retaining the World Cup title, which would be its third.
It will be for the first time that Schopman will be able to see the juniors in action against elite teams like Argentina.
FIH Women's Junior World Cup starts in South Africa from December 5.
Janneke Schopman, who came in as the side's analytical coach last January, has been promoted after she came back from the US following a short break.