January 21, 2022


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FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2021: Date,Time,Venue,Telecast and Live Streaming Details

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Form November 24th to December 5th the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2021 will be held in Odisha . Due to the COVID-19 conditions,all of the quadrennial event’s matches will be contested behind closed doors at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Odisha Sports is the primary sponsor for the Indian hockey team and has previously hosted the Senior World Cup in 2018, the FIH World League in 2017 and the Champions Trophy in 2014.

At the premier hockey event, up to 16 teams will complete for the coveted trophy. However, because of COVID-19-related international travel restrictions, a couple of the best teams have been chosen out of the 2019 Men’s Junior Hockey World Cups. The teams from Australia, New Zealand, and England have pulled out of the competition, with the United States, Canada, and Poland stepping in as substitutes for the main event.

On November 24th, Belgium will face South Africa in the first game of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup 2021. India, the defending champions and hosts, will kick off their campaign against France at 08:00 PM IST on the same day.

FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2021 pools

India, the reigning champion, will attempt to defend their title once more; they have been assigned to Pool B; below are the pool specifics.

  • Belgium, Chile, Malaysia, and South Africa are in Pool A.
  • India (C), Canada, France, and Poland are in Pool B.
  • Korea,the Nertherlands,Spain, and the United States are in Pool C.
  • Argentina,Egypt,Germany,and Pakistan are in Pool D.

The competition for all the major events will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha The FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2021 will be broadcast live at https://watch.hockey/.

The Pakistan team arrived in India for the upcoming FIH Junior World Cup on Saturday and was welcomed by Hockey India. Due to visa concerns, the team was unable to compete in the 2016 edition of the competition in Lucknow.

South African and Korean teams arrived in the city a few hours ago South Africa are in Pool A with Belgium, Chile and Malaysia and will face a difficult start in the group stage.

Sihle Ntuli, South Africa head coach said “It’s been a period of difficult two years due to the pandemic with lots of training and preparations getting disrupted. But we have prepared the best we can back at home. So, no excuses, every team has faced similar challenges, and we are ready to go, I believe it is the best stadium in the world and I am very happy for my players getting the opportunity to play at the stadium. We are very excited.”

Hockey India tweeted, “As Steele from the airport, we welcome the Pakistani contingent to Bhubaneswar for the 2021 FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup.”

Korea also arrived on Saturday afternoon, and the team captain Soung Min Bae talked about their preparations for the tournament. “We prepared for the World Cup in Donghae, in Korea. We held a national camp where we had to play at least 10 matches, which has made our team stronger. Our players do not have much experience of playing in such a big stadium, just like most players from all teams, but we are confident we will get better as the tournament progresses,” he said.

Here is the full schedule of the Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2021 (All timings in IST)

Match NoDay / DatePoolMatchTime
1Wednesday, November 24ABelgium vs South Africa09:30 AM
2Wednesday, November 24
AMalaysia vs Chile12:00 PM
3Wednesday, November 24DGermany vs Pakistan02:30PM
4Wednesday, November 24BCanada vs Poland05:00
5Wednesday, November 24BIndia vs France07:30PM
6Thursday, November 25DArgentina vs Egypt09:30AM
7Thursday, November 25CNetherlands vs Korea12:00PM
8Thursday, November 25CSpain vs United States02:30PM
9Thursday, November 25BFrance vs Poland05:00PM
10Thursday, November 25BCanada vs India07:30PM
11Friday, November 26ASouth Africa vs Chile09:30AM
12Friday, November 26AMalaysia vs Belgium12.00PM
13Friday, November 26CKorea vs United States2:30PM
14Friday, November 26CSpain vs Netherlands05:00PM
15Friday, November 26DArgentina vs Germany07:30PM
16Saturday, November 27DPakistan vs Egypt09:30AM
17Saturday, November 27ABelgium vs Chile12:00PM
18Saturday, November 27ASouth Africa vs Malaysia02:30PM
19Saturday, November 27BFrance vs Canada05:00PM
20Saturday, November 27BIndia vs Poland07:30PM
21Sunday, November 28CKorea vs Spain12:00PM
22Sunday, November 28CNetherlands vs United States02:30PM
23Sunday, November 28DPakistan vs Argentina05:00PM
24Sunday, November 28DGermany vs Egypt07:30PM
25Tuesday, November 309/163rd Pool A vs 4th Pool B10:30AM
26Tuesday, November 309/163rd Pool D vs 4th Pool C01:30PM
27Tuesday, November 309/163rd Pool B vs 4th Pool A04:30PM
28Tuesday, November 309/163rd Pool C vs 4th Pool D07:30PM
29Wednesday, December 1QF11st Pool A vs 2nd Pool B10:30AM
30Wednesday, December 1QF11st Pool D vs 2nd Pool C01:30PM
31Wednesday, December 1QF11st Pool B vs 2nd Pool A04:30PM
32Wednesday, December 1QF11st Pool C vs 2nd Pool D07:30PM
33Thursday, December 213/16Loser Match 25 vs Loser Match 2610:30AM
34Thursday, December 213/16Loser Match 27 vs Loser Match 2801:30PM
35Thursday, December 29/12Winner Match 25 vs Winner Match 2604:30PM
36Thursday, December 29/12Winner Match 27 vs Winner Match 2807:30PM
37Friday, December 35/18Loser Match 29 vs Loser Match 3010:30AM
38Friday, December 35/18Loser Match 31 vs Loser Match 3201:30PM
39Friday, December 3SFWinner Match 29 vs Winner Match 3004:30PM
40Friday, December 3SFWinner Match 31 vs Winner Match 3207:30PM
41Saturday, December 415/16Loser Match 33 vs Loser Match 3410:30AM
42Saturday, December 413/14Winner Match 33 vs Winner Match 3401:30PM
43Saturday, December 411/12Loser Match 35 vs Loser Match 3604:30PM
44Saturday, December 49/10Winner Match 35 vs Winner Match 3607:30PM
45Sunday, December 57/8Loser Match 37 vs Loser Match 3810:30AM
46Sunday, December 55/6Winner Match 37 vs Winner Match 3801:30PM
47Sunday, December 53/4Loser Match 39 vs Loser Match 4004:30PM
49Sunday, December 5FinalWinner Match 39 vs Winner Match 4007:30 PM

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