India Men’s Team has been part of all the 13 editions, including 2014 World Cup. In the first three editions they won the championship once, finished Runners up once, and settled at third place once. India played 85 matches and continuous poor performances have pushed number of losses ahead of number of wins. It still […]
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The first four champions were from Pool B, overall there are 7 champions from Pool B and 6 from Pool A. On 4 occasions the group topper could not win the tournament. Pakistan won after finishing behind Spain in Pool B in 1971, while all the 3 wins of Netherlands have come when they finished […]
In the 13th edition, 12 teams have qualified. Among the overall 24 teams that have played in the World Cup, the maximum number of 16 teams participated in 2002 World Cup. India topped the Pool A in 1975 and Pool B in 1975. The pool analysis tells how every team was ranked in the last […]
In the last 13 editions, from 1971 to 2014, World Cup Hockey has seen only 7 finalists, and 5 of them have won. Pakistan has won on maximum 4 occasions. Check the list of top four in every edition, and also some other interesting facts about the finals.
The Hockey World Cup is a gift to Hockey World from Pakistan. It is sad that since it’s inception for the first time Pakistan team failed to be part of the Hockey World Cup in 2014. Among the five countries that has dominated the World Cup history. Pakistan has won it the maximum four times. […]
The 13th edition of Men’s Hockey World Cup is played at Netherlands. 12 teams have qualified for the main event that is scheduled from 31st May to 15th June, 2014 at Kyocera Stadion in The Hague. Check the FIH seedings and how the 12 teams qualified.