India Will Host Hockey World Cup 2023
| India Will Host Hockey World Cup 2023 |
The Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced Friday that the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be played in India. Spain and the Netherlands have confirmed as co-hosts of the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup.
The Men’s Hockey World Cup will be played from January 13-29, 2023, while the Women’s World Cup is scheduled for July 1 – 17, 2022. Host countries will announce the tournament venues. “FIH has received the best bid to host these prestigious events.
Therefore, it was a difficult choice to make. Because FIH’s primary mission is to expand Sport Worldwide – which includes investing Must do – Earnings ability FIH CEO Thierry Weill said in an official statement, “Every bid has contributed to the decision.”
The Executive Board also approved the qualification process for both events and is as follows:
The hosts will automatically qualify for the World Cup (a team). Winners of the Continental Championship will qualify for the live competition (five teams).
The remaining 10 teams will qualify for home and away playoffs. According to the final position of the teams at the FIH World Rankings and Continental Championships at the end of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the 20 teams included in these qualifiers will be determined by the Continental Quota.
The following will be the schedule of the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup.
– Two early stage pools in the Netherlands (including Dutch team)
– Two early stage pools in Spain (including Spanish team)
– Two cross-over matches and two quarter-finals in the Netherlands. Two cross-over matches and two quarter-finals in Spain
The semi-final, final and third / fourth play-offs will be played in Spain.