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)
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
Japan 17th
Australia 1st
Belgium 2nd
Netherlands 3rd
India (Host) 4th
Germany 5th
England 6th
Argentina 7th
Spain 8th
New Zealand 9th
Malaysia 10th
France 11th
Korea 13th
Wales 15th
South Africa 16th
Chile 23th

FIH World Ranking at June 10, 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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