Hockey World League - World Cup Qualifiers 2017 - African Hockey Federation

Event NameDatesVenueCity/CountryWinners (Male/Female)
HWL 2017 July 8-23, 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa —


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FIH President and CEO press conference in Bhubaneswar – Excerpts

FIH President Tayyab Ikram and FIH CEO Thierry Weil addressed the media at a press conference today at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Both answered questions relating to the overall development of hockey and the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup. “I congratulate all stakeholders involved in making this Hockey World Cup a grand success.

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Germany crowned World Champions at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023

29 January, 2023 The final day of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 was played in the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar as Germany were crowned the champions of the world, defeating the defending champions Belgium in a thrilling finals, where they went down by 2 goals early in the first quarter but fought

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Hockey World Cup: Germany dethrone Belgium in sudden-death thriller to end 17-year wait for third title

BHUBANESWAR: At 0-2 down in a World Cup final, comebacks need nerves of steel. Germany and Belgium took turns to show that in a test that refused to end, until Belgium died a ‘sudden death’, which gave the Germans a third Men’s Hockey World Cup title — first since 2006. It was Germany first who

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Germany crowned World Champions at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023

The final day of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 was played in the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar as Germany were crowned the champions of the world, defeating the defending champions Belgium in a thrilling finals, where they went down by 2 goals early in the first quarter but fought their way back

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Brinkman stars as Netherlands beat Australia 3-1 to clinch hockey World Cup bronze

BHUBANESWAR: Captain Thierry Brinkman struck twice as Netherlands dished out a superb show of attacking hockey to beat world no.1 Australia 3-1 and clinch the bronze medal in the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup on Sunday. Brinkman struck in the 35th and 40th minutes while penalty corner expert Jip Janssen scored the other goal for

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Hockey World Cup final: Germany, Belgium battle for glory

A cracker of a contest on the cards BHUBANESWAR: At the 2012 London Olympics, as the Germany hockey team celebrated their gold-medal feat, Belgium were on their way home, having finished fifth. The Red Lions went back to the drawing board. Over six years they reinforced their strengths, worked on their weaknesses and did not stop

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FIH President Award presented to Secretary (5T) to CM Mr V K Pandian

Bhubaneswar, 29 January: In a ceremony held on the eve of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela final, FIH President Tayyab Ikram presented the FIH President’s Award to Mr. V.K Pandian, Secretary (5T) to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, for his outstanding contribution to hockey. “What we have witnessed here in

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FIH Hockey World Cup | India shows cutting edge to seal top 10 finish

It was a venue and crowed befitting a World Cup final as 20 000 fans packed into Rourkela to watch South Africa and India play for a top 10 spot at the global showpiece. The game marked the 200th game for Mandeep Singh, a remarkable achievement. The African Champions will be disappointed by their slow start

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Argentina and India register big wins to finish their World Cup campaigns in the 9th position

The final day of classification matches of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 were played in the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela as Argentina and India registered wins to end their campaigns in the 9th position, while Malaysia and France finished on wins as well, ending their campaigns in the 13th position.

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FIH EB draws plans to empower National Associations

Bhubaneswar, India: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) took the opportunity of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 to hold its first meeting of the year today in Bhubaneswar, India, under the chairmanship of FIH President Tayyab Ikram. A few National Associations Presidents present in Bhubaneswar were invited to

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Lucky winners of “VIP Trip” enjoy immersive cultural and sporting experience in Odisha

On 16 January 2023, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that Krzysztof Glodowski (Poland) and Saurabh Vinayak (India) were the lucky winners of the contest organised by FIH and its Global Partner Odisha, where all fans around the world were invited to try their luck, through a simple draw, and win a trip – for

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Hockey World Cup: India beat South Africa, finish joint 9th, lowest ever by a host nation

BHUBANESWAR: India’s campaign in the Men’s Hockey World Cup ended with a second consecutive win in the placement playoffs at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela on Saturday. Fans in Odisha once again took every available seat in the 20,000-capacity stadium to stand with the home team in what has been an otherwise sorry

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Defending champions Belgium to face Germany in Hockey World Cup final

BHUBANESWAR: Defending champions Belgium beat the last two editions’ runners-up Netherlands in penalty shootout 3-2 to set up a summit clash against Germany in the FIH Men’s World Cup on Friday. Reigning Olympic champions Belgium and the Dutch were locked 2-2 in regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium. The match between the oldest side, Belgium,

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Peillat and Vanasch star as Honamas and Red Lions progress to the finals of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023

Germany and Belgium are the finalists of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, registering wins in closely contested semi-finals against Australia and Netherlands respectively. Australia and Netherlands will play in the bronze medal match, followed by the finals between Germany and Belgium on 29 January, at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Match

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Just 8 dope sanctions in 5 years in international hockey, but FIH wants to remain vigilant

BHUBANESWAR: Hockey remains one the cleanest sport in the world with just eight players being suspended for dope-related offences in the last five years, and the international hockey federation (FIH) wants to keep it that way by remaining vigilant. Since January 2017, only 14 dope violations (adverse analytical findings) have been reported, of which eight

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Gonzalo Peillat sends adopted country Germany to Hockey World Cup final with sensational hat-trick

BHUBANESWAR: Star drag-flicker Gonzalo Peillat struck a second-half hat-trick as Germany made a sensational comeback after being two goals down to beat Australia 4-3 and enter the FIH Men’s World Cup final for the fifth time on Friday. Peillat scored from penalty corners in the 43rd, 52nd and 59th minutes, while ‘Player of the Match’

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Wales stun France as South Africa, Argentina and India register comfortable wins

The 9-12 and 13-16 classification matches are set as South Africa, Wales, Argentina and India register wins in the first round of classification matches to head into the 9-12 playoff matches while losses for Malaysia, France, Chile and Japan see them go to the 13-16 playoff matches. All classification matches will take place on 28

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Hockey World Cup: India fire ‘many firsts’ to rout Japan 8-0 in placement game

BHUBANESWAR: India’s silent guns finally found some ammunition to fire as fans in Rourkela put the disappointment of team’s failure to reach the Men’s Hockey World Cup quarterfinals behind them to once again pack the stands at the gigantic Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium. And the Indian team responded in style to hammer the 2018 Asian

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FIH Hockey World Cup | South Africa show class to defeat Malaysia

The South African Hockey Men, ranked 15th in the world, took on the 10th ranked Malaysians in a match to decide which of the two sides would play in the 9-12th bracket and who would drop to 13-16 pool. The South Africans looked the better team from the start and almost had a lead with

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Hockey World Cup: Brother power comes to the fore as Germany ‘Grambusch’ England

BHUBANESWAR: Brothers playing for the same national team is not new but siblings scoring goals in the same match is rare. The Grambusch brothers — Mats and Tom — achieved the distinction in the FIH Men’s World Cup quarter-final, helping Germany rally from a 0-2 deficit to take the match against England into penalty shootout.

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