The Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 is starting from 13 January. India is hosting this 15th edition of the tournament. A total of 44 matches will be played in this tournament of 16 teams. Its final will be played on 29 January. Its matches will be played at Kalinga Stadium and Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Odisha. The Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela is the largest hockey stadium in India.
The inaugural Mens Hockey World Cup was played in Barcelona, Spain in 1971. The World Cup has been staged every four years since that time. The 1986 World Cup was notable because it was the first time a significant hockey competition was played on artificial grass. However, a hockey game was played on artificial grass for the first time during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. The quadrennial mega-event will be hosted by India for the fourth time, which is the most, followed by the Netherlands with three.
FIH HockeyWorld Cup 2023
On January 13, 2023, the FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 is scheduled to start. The International Hockey Federation organized the 2023 FIH Hockey World Cup. The celebration will last through January 29th, 2023. In the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup championship game, Belgium defeated the Netherlands. This time, the FIH Hockey World Cup will be held in India in 2023. The games will take place in the Indian cities of Rourkela and Bhubneshwar.
Hockey World Cup 2023 Venue
The 2023 Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup will be hosted by the Indian state of Odisha. The matches will take place at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar and Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela.
Hockey World Cup 2023 Teams and format
16 teams will take part in the Hockey World Cup. These teams have been divided into four pools consisting of four teams each.
Teams will play each other once in the pool stage and group winners will straight qualify for the quarter-finals. The second and third placed sides from each pool will compete in cross-overs from where four more teams will reach the quarter-finals.
Pool A: Australia, Argentina, France, and South Africa.
Pool B: Belgium, Germany, South Korea, and Japan.
Pool C: Netherlands, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Chile.
Pool D: India, England, Spain, and Wales.
FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule
|Teams||Venue||Date & Time (IST)|
|Argentina vs South Africa||Bhubaneswar, India||13:00, Friday, 13th January 2023|
|Australia vs France||Bhubaneswar, India||15:00, Friday, 13th January 2023|
|England vs Wales||Rourkela, India||17:00, Friday, 13th January 2023|
|India vs Spain||Rourkela, India||19:00, Friday, 13th January 2023|
|New Zealand vs Chile||Rourkela, India||13:00, Saturday, 14th January 2023|
|Netherlands vs Malaysia||Rourkela, India||15:00, Saturday, 14th January 2023|
|Belgium vs Korea||Bhubaneswar, India||17:00, Saturday, 14th January 2023|
|Germany vs Japan||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Saturday, 14th January 2023|
|Spain vs Wales||Rourkela, India||17:00, Sunday, 15th January 2023|
|England vs India||Rourkela, India||19:00, Sunday, 15th January 2023|
|Malaysia vs Chile||Rourkela, India||13:00, Monday, 16th January 2023|
|New Zealand vs Netherlands||Rourkela, India||15:00, Monday, 16th January 2023|
|France vs South Africa||Bhubaneswar, India||17:00, Monday, 16th January 2023|
|Argentina vs Australia||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Monday, 16th January 2023|
|Korea vs Japan||Bhubaneswar, India||17:00, Tuesday, 17th January 2023|
|Germany vs Belgium||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Tuesday, 17th January 2023|
|Malaysia vs New Zealand||Bhubaneswar, India||13:00, Thursday, 19th January 2023|
|Netherlands vs Chile||Bhubaneswar, India||15:00, Thursday, 19th January 2023|
|Spain vs England||Bhubaneswar, India||17:00, Thursday, 19th January 2023|
|India vs Wales||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Thursday, 19th January 2023|
|Australia vs South Africa||Rourkela, India||13:00, Friday, 20th January 2023|
|France vs Argentina||Rourkela, India||15:00, Friday, 20th January 2023|
|Belgium vs Japan||Rourkela, India||17:00, Friday, 20th January 2023|
|Korea vs Germany||Rourkela, India||19:00, Friday, 20th January 2023|
|2nd Pool C vs 3rd Pool D||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Sunday, 22nd January 2023|
|2nd Pool D vs 3rd Pool C||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Sunday, 22nd January 2023|
|2nd Pool A vs 3rd Pool B||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Monday, 23rd January 2023|
|2nd Pool B vs 3rd Pool A||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Monday, 23rd January 2023|
|1st Pool A vs Winner 25||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Tuesday, 24th January 2023|
|1st Pool B vs Winner 26||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Tuesday, 24th January 2023|
|1st Pool C vs Winner 27||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Wednesday, 25th January 2023|
|1st Pool D vs Winner 28||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Wednesday, 25th January 2023|
|4th Pool A vs Loser 25||Rourkela, India||11:30, Thursday, 26th January 2023|
|4th Pool B vs Loser 26||Rourkela, India||14:00, Thursday, 26th January 2023|
|4th Pool C vs Loser 27||Rourkela, India||16:30, Thursday, 26th January 2023|
|4th Pool D vs Loser 28||Rourkela, India||19:00, Thursday, 26th January 2023|
|Winner 29 vs Winner 32||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Friday, 27th January 2023|
|Winner 30 vs Winner 31||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Friday, 27th January 2023|
|Loser 33 vs Loser 34||Rourkela, India||11:30, Saturday, 28th January 2023|
|Loser 33 vs Loser 34||Rourkela, India||14:00, Saturday, 28th January 2023|
|Winner 33 vs Winner 34||Rourkela, India||16:30, Saturday, 28th January 2023|
|Winner 33 vs Winner 34||Rourkela, India||19:00, Saturday, 28th January 2023|
|Loser 37 vs Loser 38||Bhubaneswar, India||16:30, Sunday, 29th January 2023|
|Winner 37 vs Winner 38||Bhubaneswar, India||19:00, Sunday, 29th January 2023|
FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 Tickets
Tickets for the FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 will be offered both offline and online. Both online and in person, fans can get tickets for the games of their favorite teams. This hockey competition is held every four years. 2018 saw the most recent competition. Pakistan became the most successful team in the Hockey World Cup after winning it four times.
What are the ticket prices for the Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup 2023?
The tickets for India matches are priced at Rs 500 for west stand, Rs 400 for east stand, and Rs 200 for north and south stand. For non-India matches, tickets are priced at Rs 500 for west stand, Rs 200 for east stand and Rs 100 for north and south Stand.
From the quarter-finals till the final in Bhubaneswar, tickets are priced at Rs 500 for west stand, Rs 400 for east stand and Rs 200 for north and south stand.
Where can we watch the World Cup on TV and online?
The Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 will be shown live on Star Sports Network channels. The matches will also be live-streamed on the Disney+Hotstar app.
Hockey World Cup Squads
PR Sreejesh, Krishna Pathak, Armanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (Captain), Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas (Vice Captain), Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Shar, Shamsher Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek, Sukhjeet Singh, Rajkumar Pal, Jugraj Singh
Andrew Charter, Johan Durst, Jake Harvie, Tim Howard, Joshua Beltz, Matthew Dawson, Jeremy Hayward, Aran Zalewski, Lachlan Sharp, Tom Craig, Flynn Ogilvie, Daniel Beale, Eddie Ockenden, Tim Brand, Nathan Ephraums, Blake Govers, Jake Whetton, Tom Wickham, Jacob Anderson, Dylan Martin
Juan Catan, Facundo Zarate, Nicolás Keenan, Klein Zwitserland, Maico Casella, Martín Ferreiro, Germany Crefelder, Lucas Toscani, Uhlenhorst Mülheim, Lucas Vila, Banco Provincia, Nicolás Della Torre, Nicolás Cicileo, Santiago Tarazona, Federico Monja, Banco Provincia, Tomas Domene, Matías Rey, San Fernando, Agustín Mazzilli, Thomas Habif, Agustín Bugallo, Emiliano Bosso, Agustín Machelett, Bautista Capurro
Arthur Thieffry, Mattéo Desgouillons, Pieter van Straaten, Stanislas Branicki, Gaspard Xavier, Simon, Martin-Brisac, Blaise Rogeau, Viktor Lockwood, Charles Masson, Gaspard Baumgarten, François Goyet, Noé Jouin, Jean-Baptiste Forgues, Eliot Curty, Etienne Tynevez, Victor Charlet (Captain), Brieuc Delemazure, Edgar Reynaud, Corentin Sellier, Timothée Clément
Nqobile Ntuli, Brad Sherwood, Connor Beauchamp, Dan Bell, Dayana Cassiem, Estiaan Kriek, Gowan Jones, Guy Morgan, Jacques van Tonder, Jethro Eustice, Keenan Horne, Jean Bouin, Mustapha Cassiem, Nic Spooner, Nduduzo Lembethe, Ryan Julius, Almere, Samkelo Mvimbi, Jean Bouin, Sihle Ngubane, Tevin Kok
Loic Van Doren, Arthur Van Doren, John-John Dohmen, Florent Van Aubel, Sébastien Dockier, Cédric Charlier, Gauthier Boccard, Nicolas De Kerpel, Alexander Hendrickx, Félix Denayer (Captain), Vincent Vanasch, Simon Gougnard, Arthur De Sloover, Loïck Luypaert, Antoine Kina, Victor Wegnez, Tom Boon, Tanguy Cosyns
Kim Jaehyeon, Kim Hyeonhong, Kim Kyubeom, Lee Gangsan, Lee Namyong, Jung Manjae, Hwang Taeil, Lee Jungjun, Seo Inwoo, Ji Woo Cheon, Lee Hyeseung, Kim Jaehan, Kim Sunghyun, Jeong Jun-woo, Lee Seunghoon, Kim Hyeongjin, Jang Jonghyun, Jeon Byungjin, Yang Jihun, Lee Juyoung
Alexander Stadler, Mathias Müller, Mats Grambusch, Lukas Windfeder, Niklas Wellen, Tom Grambusch, Teo Hinrichs, Gonzalo Peillat, Christopher Rühr, Justus Weigand, Marco Miltkau, Martin Zwicker, Hannes Müller, Timur Oruz, Thies Prinz, Moritz Trompertz, Moritz Ludwig, Jean Danneberg, Niklas Bosserhoff, Paul-Philipp Kaufmann
Yamasaki Koji, Yamada Shota, Kawamura Yusuke, Kawahara Yamato, Tanaka Seren, Fukuda Kentaro, Takade Taiki, Niwa Takuma, Nagai Yuma, Fujishima Raiki, Nagayoshi Ken, Saito Hiro, Kato Ryosei, Ooka Ryoma, Ohashi Masaki, Tanaka Kaito, Kuroda Kisho, Ochiai Hiromasa, Kobayashi Masato, Yoshikawa Takashi
Maurits Visser, Lars Balk, Jonas de Geus, Thijs van Dam, Thierry Brinkman (Captain), Seve van Ass, Jorrit Croon, Terrance Pieters, Floris Wortelboer, Teun Beins, Tjep Hoedemakers, Koen Bijen, Steijn van Heijningen, Pirmin Blaak, Jip Janssen, Tijmen Reijenga, Justen Blok, Derck de Vilder, Jasper Brinkman, Dennis Warmerdam
Dom Dixon, Dane Lett, Simon Child, Nick Ross, Sam Hiha, Kim Kingston, Jake Smith, Sam Lane, Simon Yorston, Aidan Sarikaya, Nic Woods (Captain), Joe Morrison, Leon Hayward, Kane Russell, Blair Tarrant, Sean Findlay, Hayden Phillips, Charlie Morrison, Connor Greentree, David Brydon
Albert Adrian, Ashari Firhan, Azahar Amirul, Hamsani Ashran, Hasan Azuan, Hassan Najib, Jali Faiz, Jalil Marhan, Jazlan Najmi, Mizun Zul Pidaus. Othman Hafizuddin, Rahim Razie, Rosli Ramadan, Saabah Shahril, Saari Faizal, Shahmie Irfan Suhaimi, Silverius Shello, Sumantri Norsyafiq, Tengku Tengku, Muhamad Aminudin
Araya Augustin, Amroso Augustin, Juan Purcel, Adrian Henriquez, Vicente Goni, Fernanado Renz, Jose Maldonado, Martin Rodriguez, Kay Gesswien, Andres Pizzaro, Juan Amoroso, Jose Hurtado, William Enos, Filipe Renz, Ignacio Contrado, Raimundo Valenzuela, Axel Ritcher, Axel Troncoso, Nils Strabucchi, Franco Becerra
Ames David, Albery James, Ansell Liam, Bandurack Nick, Calnan Will, Condon David, Goodfield David, Martin Harry, Mazarelo James, Park Nick, Payne Ollie, Roper Phil, Rushmere Stuart, Sanford Liam, Sorsby Tom, Wallace Zach, Waller Jack, Ward Sam, Creed Brendan, Sloan Ian
Alvaro Iglesias, Borja Lacalle,Cesar Curiel, Xavier Gispert,Enrique Gonzalez Castejon,Gerard Clapes,Ignacia Rodrigues, Joaquin Menini, Jordi Bonastre, Marc Miralles, Marc Reyne, Marc Vizcaino, Mario Garin, Pau Cunill, Pepe Cunill, Marc Recasens, Pere Amat, Rafael Villalonga
Toby Reynolds-Cotterill, Rhys Payne, Gareth Furlong, Daniel Kyriakides, Hywel Jones, Ioan Wall, Steve Kelly, Lewis Prosser, Dale Hutchinson, Jacob Draper, Gareth Griffiths, Rhys Bradshaw, Rupert Shipperley, Fred Newbold, Ben Francis, Luke Hawker, James Carson, Jack Pritchard
Hockey World Cup Past winners