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Which state of India will host the Hockey World Cup 2023?
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Correct Answer : Option (D) - Odisha

The 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be the 15th edition of the Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup which is organized by the International Hockey Federation.

The tournament will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar and at the under-construction 20,000-seat Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, India from January 13 to 19, 2023.

The FIH delegation had met Sports Secretary Sujata Chaturvedi on Tuesday(6th Sep 2022) and Odisha Sports Commissioner-Cum-Secretary R. Vineel Krishna

A total of 16 teams from five confederations of FIH have qualified for the world cup. The draw was held by Sports Odisha and it featured Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Acting FIH President Seif Ahmed, former Olympian Zafar Iqbal and Member of CoA Dr S.Y. Quraishi.

Here are the four pools featuring 16 teams in the Men's 2023 Hockey World Cup.

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

Source : The Bridge

Published On : September 8, 2022
Category : Sports