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FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule

FIH Men's Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule
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13th Jan 2023 is set down for the opening of the 2023 FIH Hockey World Cup. The Hockey World Cup 2023 has been planned by the International Hockey Federation. The competition will run until 29th Jan, 2023.

Belgium claimed victory by beating the Dutch in the World Cup’s Final Match in 2018. India will host the FIH Hockey World Cup in 2023 this time. The games will take place in the Indian cities of Bhubneshwar and Rourkela.

Hockey World Cup 2023 Teams

Argentina will compete in Group A alongside Australia, France, & South Africa. In Group B, Germany, South Korea, Belgium, and Japan will play each other.

New Zealand, Netherlands, Chile, and Malaysia compete in Group C. The England team is in Group D with India, Spain, and Wales.

Hockey World Cup 2023 Pools

Pools Teams 
Pool A France, Argentina, Australia, and South Africa
Pool B Korea, Japan, Germany, and Belgium 
Pool C New Zealand, Malaysia, Netherlands, and Chile
Pool D England, Spain, India, and Wales

Hockey World Cup 2023 Format

The Hockey World Cup consists of two phases: the qualification round and the final game. The format is the same for each stage. Since 1977, there has been a qualifying round for the Hockey World Cup.

All participating teams play games during the qualification stage. Teams compete against one another in one or more pools to advance to the title game. The top two teams can qualify, and the remaining places are filled through playoffs.

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Hockey World Cup 2023 Venus

Bhubaneswar & Rourkela, two locations in the region of Odisha, will co-host the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 edition. The tournament will also be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium.

  • Kalinga Stadium
  • Birsa Munda Stadium

Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule

First Round

Pool A Schedule

Date Match Venue Timing
13th Jan 2023 Argentina vs South Africa Kalinga Stadium 13:00
13th Jan 2023 Australia vs France Kalinga Stadium 15:00
16th Jan 2023 France vs South Africa Kalinga Stadium 17:00
16th Jan 2023 Argentina vs Australia Kalinga Stadium 19:00
20th Jan 2023 Australia v South Africa Birsa Munda Stadium 13:00
20th Jan 2023 France v Argentina Birsa Munda Stadium 15:00

Pool B Schedule

Date Match Venue Timing
14th Jan 2023 Belgium v South Korea Kalinga Stadium 17:00
14th Jan 2023 Germany v Japan Kalinga Stadium 19:00
17th Jan 2023 South Korea v Japan Kalinga Stadium 17:00
17th Jan 2023 Germany v Belgium Kalinga Stadium 19:00
20th Jan 2023 Belgium v Japan Birsa Munda Stadium 17:00
20th Jan 2023 South Korea v Germany Birsa Munda Stadium 19:00

Pool C Schedule

Date Match Venue Timing
14th Jan 2023 New Zealand v Chile Birsa Munda Stadium 13:00
14th Jan 2023 Netherlands v Malaysia Birsa Munda Stadium 15:00
16th Jan 2023 Malaysia v Chile Birsa Munda Stadium 13:00
16th Jan 2023 New Zealand v Netherlands Birsa Munda Stadium 15:00
19th Jan 2023 Malaysia v New Zealand Kalinga Stadium 13:00
19th Jan 2023 Netherlands v Chile Kalinga Stadium 15:00

Pool D Schedule

Date Match Venue Timing
13th Jan 2023 England v Wales Birsa Munda Stadium 17:00
13th Jan 2023 India v Spain Birsa Munda Stadium 19:00
15th Jan 2023 Spain v Wales Birsa Munda Stadium 17:00
15th Jan 2023 England v India Birsa Munda Stadium 19:00
19th Jan 2023 Spain v England Kalinga Stadium 17:00
19th Jan 2023 India v Wales Kalinga Stadium 19:00

Classification Round

9th–16th Place QuarterFinals

Date  Match Venue Time 
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool A v/s Loser C1 Birsa Munda Stadium 11:30
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool B v/s Loser C2 Birsa Munda Stadium 14:00
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool C v/s Loser C3 Birsa Munda Stadium 16:30
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool D v/s Loser C4 Birsa Munda Stadium 19:00

13th–16th Place QuarterFinals

Date  Match Venue Time 
26th Jan 2023 Loser M33 v Loser M34 Birsa Munda Stadium 11:30
26th Jan 2023 Loser M35 v Loser M36 Birsa Munda Stadium 14:00

9th–12th Place QuarterFinals

Date  Match Venue Time 
26th Jan 2023 Winner M33 v Winner M34 Birsa Munda Stadium 11:30
26th Jan 2023 Winner M35 v Winner M36 Birsa Munda Stadium 14:00

2nd Round

Crossovers

Date  Match Venue Time 
22nd Jan 2023 2nd Pool C v/s 3rd Pool D Kalinga Stadium 16:30
22nd Jan 2023 2nd Pool D v/s 3rd Pool C Kalinga Stadium 19:00
23rd Jan 2023 2nd Pool A v/s 3rd Pool B Kalinga Stadium 16:30
23rd Jan 2023 2nd Pool B v/s 3rd Pool A Kalinga Stadium 19:00

Quarter-Finals

Date  Match Venue Time 
24th Jan 2023 1st Pool A vs Winner C1 Kalinga Stadium 16:30
24th Jan 2023 1st Pool B vs Winner C2 Kalinga Stadium 19:00
25th Jan 2023 1st Pool C vs Winner C3 Kalinga Stadium  16:30
25th Jan 2023 1st Pool D vs Winner C4 Kalinga Stadium 19:00

Semi-Finals

Date  Match Venue Time 
27th Jan 2023 Winner QF1 vs Winner QF4 Kalinga Stadium 16:30
27th Jan 2023 Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3 Kalinga Stadium 19:00

3rd & 4th Place

Date  Match Venue Time 
29th Jan 2023 Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2 Kalinga Stadium 16:30

Final

Date  Match Venue Time 
29th Jan 2023 SF1Winner vs SF2 Winner Kalinga Stadium 19:00

Date Wise Hockey World Cup 2023 Fixtures

Match Date Match Timings
13th Jan 2023 Argentina v South Africa 13:00
13th Jan 2023 Australia v France 15:00
13th Jan 2023 England v Wales 17:00
13th Jan 2023 India v Spain 19:00
14th Jan 2023 New Zealand v Chile 13:00
14th Jan 2023 Netherlands v Malaysia 15:00
14th Jan 2023 Belgium v Korea 17:00
14th Jan 2023 Germany v Japan 19:00
15th Jan 2023 Spain v Wales 17:00
15th Jan 2023 England v India 19:00
16th Jan 2023 Malaysia v Chile 13:00
16th Jan 2023 New Zealand v Netherlands 15:00
16th Jan 2023 France v South Africa 17:00
16th Jan 2023 Argentina v Australia 19:00
17th Jan 2023 Korea v Japan 17:00
17th Jan 2023 Germany v Belgium 19:00
19th Jan 2023 Malaysia v New Zealand 13:00
19th Jan 2023 Netherlands v Chile 15:00
19th Jan 2023 Spain v England 17:00
19th Jan 2023 India v Wales 19:00
20th Jan 2023 Australia v South Africa 13:00
20th Jan 2023 France v Argentina 15:00
20th Jan 2023 Belgium v Japan 17:00
20th Jan 2023 Korea v Germany 19:00
22nd Jan 2023 2nd Pool C v 3rd Pool D 16:30
22nd Jan 2023 2nd Pool D v 3rd Pool C 19:00
23rd Jan 2023 2nd Pool A v 3rd Pool B 16:30
23rd Jan 2023 2nd Pool B v 3rd Pool A 19:00
24th Jan 2023 1st Pool A v Winner 25 16:30
24th Jan 2023 1st Pool B v Winner 26 19:00
25th Jan 2023 1st Pool C v Winner 27 16:30
25th Jan 2023 1st Pool D v Winner 28 19:00
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool A v Loser 25 11:30
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool B v Loser 26 14:00
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool C v Loser 27 16:30
26th Jan 2023 4th Pool D v Loser 28 19:00
27th Jan 2023 Winner 29 v Winner 32 16:30
27th Jan 2023 Winner 30 v Winner 31 19:00
28th Jan 2023 Loser 33 v Loser 34 11:30
28th Jan 2023 Loser 33 v Loser 34 14:00
28th Jan 2023 Winner 33 v Winner 34 16:30
28th Jan 2023 Winner 33 v Winner 34 19:00
29th Jan 2023 Loser 37 v Loser 38 16:30
29th Jan 2023 Winner 37 v Winner 38 19:00
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