January 13 will mark the start of the 15th FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup. For the second consecutive year, the quadrennial event will take place in the state of Odisha. Hosts This time around, India is one of the teams with the best chances of taking home the prized Cup.
Field hockey has a storied history with the Indian men’s hockey squad. Eight gold medals from the Olympics have been won by Team India. The 1975 Kuala Lumpur World Cup final saw India defeat Pakistan to claim its lone World Cup victory.
India’s 48-year quest for a World Cup title may come to an end this year thanks to Harmanpreet Singh and company. Leading up to the World Cup, the team has achieved outstanding results.
India earned the silver medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Harmanpreet Singh’s direction of the team has resulted in its playing as a cohesive one. Let’s look at India’s games and the full World Cup schedule as we approach the tournament’s opening match between Argentina and South Africa.
FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup Match Schedule 2023
|Argentina vs South Africa||Bhubaneshwar||1:00 pm IST|
|Australia vs France||Bhubaneshwar||3:00 pm IST|
|England vs Wales||Rourkela||5:00 pm IST|
|India vs Spain||Rourkela||7:00 pm IST|
|New Zealand vs Chile||Rourkela||1:00 pm IST|
|Netherland vs Malaysia||Rourkela||3:00 pm IST|
|Belgium vs South Korea||Bhubaneshwar||5:00 pm IST|
|Germany vs Japan||Bhubaneshwar||7:00 pm IST|
|Spain vs Wales||Rourkela||5:00 pm IST|
|India vs England||Rourkela||7:00 pm IST|
|Malaysia vs Chile||Rourkela||1:00 pm IST|
|New Zealand vs Netherlands||Rourkela||3:00 pm IST|
|France vs South Africa||Bhubaneshwar||5:00 pm IST|
|Argentina vs Australia||Bhubaneshwar||7:00 pm IST|
|South Korea vs Japan||Bhubaneshwar||5:00 pm IST|
|Germany vs Belgium||Bhubaneshwar||5:00 pm IST|
|Malaysia vs New Zealand||Bhubaneshwar||1:00 pm IST|
|Netherland vs Chile||Bhubaneshwar||3:00 pm IST|
|Spain vs England||Bhubaneshwar||5:00 pm IST|
|India vs Wales||Bhubaneshwar||7:00 pm IST|
|Australia vs South Africa||Rourkela||1:00 pm IST|
|France vs Argentina||Rourkela||3:00 pm IST|
|Belgium vs Japan||Rourkela||5:00 pm IST|
|South Korea vs Germany||Rourkela||7:00 pm IST|
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