FIH Hockey World Cup Schedule | Complete Match Dates | Venues {Confirmed}

The 15th FIH Hockey World Cup is announced. The Indians were awarded the host rights, which meant they were directly eligible for the tournament. However, arch-rivals Pakistan will not be able to participate in the 2023 Hockey World Cup, with the four-time world champion unable to enter the rankings. The upcoming FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 schedule has been announced.

Hockey World Cup Schedule

DateMatchVenuePool
13 January 2023Argentina vs South AfricaBhubaneswarA
13 January 2023Australia vs FranceBhubaneswarA
16 January 2023France vs South AfricaBhubaneswarA
16 January 2023Argentina vs AustraliaBhubaneswarA
20 January 2023Australia vs South AfricaRourkelaA
20 January 2023France vs ArgentinaRourkelaA
14 January 2023Belgium vs South KoreaBhubaneswarB
14 January 2023Germany vs JapanBhubaneswarB
17 January 2023South Korea vs JapanBhubaneswarB
17 January 2023Germany vs BelgiumBhubaneswarB
20 January 2023Belgium vs JapanRourkelaB
20 January 2023South Korea vs GermanyRourkelaB
14 January 2023New Zealand vs ChileRourkelaC
14 January 2023Netherlands vs MalaysiaRourkelaC
16 January 2023Malaysia vs ChileRourkelaC
16 January 2023New Zealand vs NetherlandsRourkelaC
19 January 2023Malaysia vs New ZealandBhubaneswarC
19 January 2023Netherlands vs ChileBhubaneswarC
13 January 2023England vs WalesRourkelaD
13 January 2023India vs SpainRourkelaD
15 January 2023Spain vs WalesRourkelaD
15 January 2023England vs IndiaRourkelaD
19 January 2023Spain vs EnglandBhubaneswarD
19 January 2023India vs WalesBhubaneswarD

How Many Groups FIH Hockey WC 2023 Teams Divided?

A total of 16 teams participated this year, with each team consisting of 4 sub divided. 24 group games will be played before the playoffs.

  • Once the group stage is complete the 9th-16th place quarterfinals compete.
  • The quarter-finals will be held on January 24 and 25 respectively
  • Semi-finals will be held on the same day (January 27, 2023)
  • The Kalinga Stadium, which had a capacity of 20,000 at the time, will host the final on 29 January 2023.

Who is the Hosting Nations of FIH World Cup 2023?

India became the host country for the second time at the FIH Hockey World Cup, the previous tournament being held at the same venue in 2018. The two cities for all the matches are Bhubaneswar and Rulkera.

  • Four-time world champion Pakistan out of 2023 Hockey World Cup
  • India joins list of countries hosting major hockey events for second time in a row
  • Defending champions Belgium are alongside in Group B with Germany, Japan and South Korea.

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