India hosting the Men`s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16. Sixteen nations are participating in the tournament. The teams are grouped into 4 pools.

Men`s Hockey World Cup 2018 Groups

POOL A POOL B POOL C POOL D
Argentina Australia Belgium Netherlands
New Zealand England India Germany
Spain Ireland Canada Malaysia
France China South Africa Pakistan

 

The team finishing the top in the pool will be automatically qualified for the quarterfinals. However, the teams placing second and third will play the crossover matches for a place in the last eight stage. The team placing last in the pool will be eliminated from the tournament.

Men`s Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule and Results

DATES POOLS TIME SCHEDULE & RESULTS
November 28 Match 1 – Pool C 5 pm Belgium 2-1 Canada
Match 2 – Pool C 7 pm India 5-0 South Africa
November 29 Match 3 – Pool A 5 pm Argentina 4-3 Spain
Match 4 – Pool A 7 pm New Zealand 2-1 France
November 30 Match 5 – Pool B 5 pm Australia 2-1 Ireland
Match 6 – Pool B 7 pm England 2-2 China
December 1 Match 7 – Pool D 5 pm Netherlands 7-0 Malaysia
Match 8 – Pool D 7 pm Germany 1-0 Pakistan
December 2 Match 9 – Pool C 5 pm Canada 1-1 South Africa
Match 10 – Pool C 7 pm India 2-2 Belgium
December 3 Match 11 – Pool A 5 pm Spain 1-1 France
Match 12 – Pool A 7 pm New Zealand 0-3 Argentina
December 4 Match 13 – Pool B 5 pm England 0-3 Australia
Match 14 – Pool B 7 pm Ireland 1-1 China
December 5 Match 15 – Pool D 5 pm Germany 4-1 Netherlands
Match 16 – Pool D 7 pm Malaysia 1-1 Pakistan
December 6 Match 17 – Pool A 5 pm Spain 2-2 New Zealand
Match 18 – Pool A 7 pm Argentina 3-5 France
December 7 Match 19 – Pool B 5 pm Australia 11-0 China
Match 20 – Pool B 7 pm Ireland 2-4 England
December 8 Match 21 – Pool C 5 pm Belgium 5-1 South Africa
Match 22 – Pool C 7 pm Canada 1-5 India
December 9 Match 23 – Pool D 5 pm Malaysia 3-5 Germany
Match 24 – Pool D 7 pm Netherlands 5-1 Pakistan

 

Crossover Matches

December 10 Match 25 – Crossover 4:45 pm 2nd Pool A vs 3rd Pool B
Match 26 – Crossover 7 pm 2nd Pool B vs 3rd Pool A
December 11 Match 27 – Crossover 4:45 pm 2nd Pool C vs 3rd Pool D
Match 28 – Crossover 7 pm 2nd Pool D vs 3rd Pool C

 

Quarterfinal Matches

December 12 Match 29 – Quarterfinal 4:45 pm 1st Pool A vs Winner Match 26
Match 30 – Quarterfinal 7 pm 1st Pool B vs Winner Match 25
December 13 Match 31 – Quarterfinal 4:45 pm 1st Pool C vs Winner Match 28
Match 32 – Quarterfinal 7 pm 1st Pool D vs Winner Match 27

 

Semifinal Matches

December 14 Rest Day
December 15 Match 33 – Semifinal 4 pm Winner Match 29 vs Winner Match 32
Match 34 – Semifinal 6:30 pm Winner Match 30 vs Winner Match 31

 

Final Matches

December 16 Match 35 – 3rd/4th place playoff 4:30 pm Loser Match 33 vs Loser Match 34
Match 36 – FINAL 7 pm Winner Match 33 vs Winner Match 34