Delhi to host Junior Hockey World Cup

New Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand Stadium will play host to the men’s Hero Hockey Junior World Cup from December 6-15, the International Hockey Federation said here on Wednesday. Apart from Junior World Cup, the Indian capital will also host the men’s Hero Hockey World League Finals from January 10-18 next year. The Junior World Cup is held once in every four years and will feature the top 16 men’s junior teams.

Besides hosts India, other participating nations in the Junior World Cup are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada England, Spain, Egypt, France, Germany, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand Pakistan and South Africa. The participating teams for the Hero Hockey World League Finals will be known after the Semi-Final tournaments to be held in the Netherlands and Malaysia.PTI