India will host junior males's hockey world cup

by Jeremy Spirogis
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India will host the Junior Men's (Under-21) Hockey World Cup in late 2021. At the identical time, the Women's Junior Hockey World Cup can be in Poshfostroom (South Africa). This would be the first time that the Junior Women's Hockey World Cup can be held on African soil and its dates can be introduced later. At the identical time, the dates and place of the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup to be held in India can be introduced later. The announcement was made by the International Hockey Association (FIH) in Lausanne on Monday.

Defending champion Hindustan will host the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup for the second time in a row. Hindustan final gained the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup by defeating Belgium 2–1 within the closing below Harjeet Singh's captaincy in Lucknow in 2016. <! –

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                 India has bought the best to play immediately within the Junior Men's Hockey World Cup because the host. At the identical time, the junior girls's hockey workforce of India has but to qualify for the Junior Women's Hockey World Cup.

If sources are to be believed, Raipur can host junior males's hockey in India. Chhattisgarh has proven curiosity in internet hosting it. In this case, a spherical of talks has additionally been held between FIH President Dr. Narinder Batra and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel.

In the Junior Men's and Women's Hockey World Cup, the very best younger gamers from all around the world take part. This match is an opportunity to determine the very best under-21 female and male hockey gamers from all around the world as a future star by showcasing their expertise on the worldwide stage. In the lads's and girls's junior world cup, 16-16 groups will take part for the title.

The quota of 16 groups from totally different continents taking part in it’s as follows:

Junior Men's Hockey World Cup: Four groups together with host and defending champion Hindustan from Asia. 6 groups from Europe, 2 groups from Africa, Oceania and Pan America.
Junior Women's Hockey World Cup: Two groups from Africa together with host South Africa. three groups from Asia, 6 from Europe, three from Pan America and two from Oceania.

The following six groups certified for the junior males's and girls's hockey worlds from the European Continental Championships in 2019.
Men: Germany, England, Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, France.
Women: Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Russia, England.

Qualifiers from different continents for Junior World Cup
Asia: April 2020 (Male). June 2020 (Female).
Africa: June 2020, Pan America: December 2020, Oceania (resolution but to be made).

All qualifiers can be accomplished on January 1, 2021 and can ship an invite to take part within the Junior Men's and Women's Hockey World Cup to be held in FIH 2021 on January 4. On 22 January, the National Hockey Associations of all the assorted nations should verify their participation within the Junior Men's and Women's Hockey World Cup.

  • Women's Junior Hockey World Cup to be held in Poshfostroom (South Africa)
  • India to host Junior Men's Hockey World Cup for the second time in a row
  • Raipur can host junior males's hockey

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