Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 | When and where to watch, Groups and other details
The FIH Men's Hockey World Cup begins in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela on 13th January, with 16 teams participating in the tournament. While there are no clear favorites, a few teams, like the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium and India are certainly in contention, while others can spring a surprise.
Belgium is in top form coming into the tournament and is the defending champions, as well as the 2020 Olympics winners. They have been pooled in Group B where they will face Germany, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. Australia, on the other hand, the best team in the world, is in Group A along with Argentina, France, and South Africa.
The Netherlands sits in Group C alongside New Zealand, Malaysia, and Chile. Lastly, Group D sees India along with England, Spain and Wales.
The tournament is taking place in Odisha for the second time in a row, with two cities -- Bhubaneswar and Rourkela hosting it jointly.
Group A: Australia, Argentina, France, South Africa
Group B: Belgium, Germany, South Korea, Japan
Group C: Netherlands, New Zealand, Malaysia, Chile
Group D: India, England, Spain, Wales
All the matches will be shown live on the Star Network, while Disney+Hotstar will broadcast it live too. You can also catch all the action from India matches live on SportsCafe.in blogs.