England Women have announced friendly internationals against Russia and Holland as they continue their build-up for this year's World Cup in China.
Powell's side have qualified for the 2007 World Cup
Hope Powell's side will take on the Russians at Milton Keynes' Dons' National Hockey Stadium on 8 March.
And on 14 March, they play Holland at Swindon's County Ground.
The World Cup is being played in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Chengdu and Wuhan, between 10-30 September, with the draw taking place on 22 April.