World Cup


FIH World Cup is an international competition to decide the world champion. 16 countries including the top teams from continental preliminaries and a host country will participate in it. This is the first time in 16 years and total 5th participation for Japan men’s national team.  In the last India World Cup, Belgium got the championship for the first time and and Japan ranked 5th as best in Madrid World Cup.
* The past record of Men’s national team : 9th in 1971(1st world cup), 10th in 1973 (2nd World Cup), 12th in 2002 (10th World Cup), 9th in 2006 (11th World Cup)

Name 15th FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar – Rourkela
Host FIH (Federation of International Hockey)
Schedule January 13 – 29, 2023 (17 days)
Game Schedule: [FIH Official Site], [FIH – TMS Official Site]
Host City Bhubaneswar and Rourkela in India
UTC+5:30 (-3 hours and 30 mins difference with Japan)
Place ・Bhubaneswar : Kalinga Stadium
・Rourkela : Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium
Participating Countries 16 countries
Japan, Australia, Belgium, Netherlands, India (Host), Germany, England, Argentina, Spain, New Zealand, Malaysia, France, Korea, Wales, South Africa, Chile
*Participating Countries [FIH Official Site]

Participating Countries

[FIH Official Site

Team World Ranking Gr
Japan 17th B
Australia 1st A
Belgium 2nd B
Netherlands 3rd C
India (Host) 4th B
Germany 5th D
England 6th D
Argentina 7th A
Spain 8th D
New Zealand 9th C
Malaysia 10th C
France 11th A
Korea 12th B
Wales 14th A
South Africa 16th D
Chile 23th C

FIH World Ranking at September 8, 2022

*FIH World Ranking (Select Men) [FIH Official Site]


Bhubaneswar : Kalinga Stadium

Rourkela : Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium

Related Information

Official Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.

Official Sponsor

SOMPO Care T.F.K Inc.

Official Supplier

MIZUNO Corporation
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