Hockey World Cup 2018
India is hosting the 2018 FIH (International Hockey Federation) Men's Hockey World Cup at Bhubaneswar, Odisha which is scheduled from November 28 to December 16. Sixteen nations are competing in the 19-day long tournament, which are divided into four pools.
India, which ranks number 5 in the FIH rankings, is placed in Pool C alongside Rio Olympics runner-up Belgium, Canada and South Africa.
Teams finishing at the top of their pool would be qualified for the quarterfinals while those finishing second and third will play the crossover matches for a place in the last-eight stage. Teams ending last in their respective pool will be eliminated.