Which teams are qualified for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023?
Teams qualified for the quarter-finals of Hockey World Cup 2023 –
|B||Belgium (direct), Germany (crossover), South Korea (crossover)|
|C||Netherlands (direct), New Zealand (crossovers)|
|D||England (direct), Spain (crossovers)|
The Indian men’s hockey team entered the crossovers after narrowly missing out on the top spot in Pool D. Though both England and India finished with the same number of points (7), the English team pipped the hosts based on a superior goal difference (+9 vs +4), India squared off against New Zealand, who placed third in Pool C, in the crossovers for a chance to play reigning hockey world champions Belgium in the quarter-finals but lost in a penalty shootout.
How many hockey teams are in the 2023 World Cup?
2023 Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup
|2023 ପୁରୁଷ FIH ହକି ବିଶ୍ୱକପ୍|
|Teams||16 (from 5 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||Kalinga Stadium Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium|
|Champions||Germany (3rd title)|
Which teams will qualify for 2026 World Cup?
|Team||Method of qualification||Previous best performance|
|Canada||Hosts||Group stage (1986, 2022)|
|Mexico||Hosts||Quarter-finals (1970, 1986)|
|United States||Hosts||Third place (1930)|
Has Lebanon qualified for the World Cup?
Mediterranean Games – Lebanon’s first participation at the Mediterranean Games was in 1959, when they hosted the event. They lost both legs against Italy and Turkey, finishing last with no points. Lebanon’s senior team participated two more times, in 1963 and 1987, failing to qualify past the group stage on both occasions.