Sports is something which adds thrill to our life. India was earlier known as a cricket loving country, but with the influence of players like PV Sindhu, Sunil Chhetri, etc. in respective sports, other sports like Badminton, Football, and Hockey are getting a lot of recognition and appreciation from the Indian spectators.
Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 is to begin soon, and in this article, I will share all the necessary information regarding the same.
Where will be the FIH Men’s World Cup Be Held?
The world cup will be held in Bhubneshwar, India.
What are the dates of the World Cup?
The Worldcup will be held from November 28 to December 16.
How many teams are participating in the world cup?
A total of sixteen teams will participate in the world cup.
The teams are divided into four pools. India, who is ranked No. 5 in the FIH Rankings, are placed in Pool C alongside Belgium, Canada, and South Africa.
What are teams in each Pool of teams?
Pool A: Argentina, New Zealand, Spain, France
Pool B: Australia, England, Ireland, China
Pool C: Belgium, India, Canada, South Africa
Pool D: Netherlands, Germany, Malaysia, Pakistan
Day-wise schedule of Worldcup
5 PM – Belgium vs. Canada
7 PM – India vs. South Africa
5 PM – Argentina vs. Spain
7 PM – New Zealand vs. France
5 PM – Australia vs. Ireland
7 PM – England vs. China
5 PM – Netherlands vs. Malaysia
7 PM – Germany vs. Pakistan
5 PM – Canada vs. South Africa
7 PM – India vs. Belgium
5 PM – Spain vs. France
7 PM – New Zealand vs. Argentina
5 PM – England vs. Australia
7 PM – Ireland vs. China
5 PM – Germany vs. the Netherlands
7 PM – Malaysia vs. Pakistan
5 PM – Spain vs. New Zealand
7 PM – Argentina vs. France
5 PM – Australia vs. China
7 PM – Ireland vs. England
5 PM – Belgium vs. South Africa
7 PM – Canada vs. India
5 PM – Malaysia vs. Germany
7 PM – Netherlands vs. Pakistan
Quarterfinals 1 & 2
Quarterfinals 3 & 4
Semifinals 1 & 2
3rd/4th place clash & Finals
As per the reports, the team coming at the top of the pool will directly qualify for the quarter-finals, while the teams finishing second and third will play the crossover matches for a place in the last-eight stage. Teams ending last in their respective pool will be eliminated.
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