India has been placed in Pool C in the Hero hockey junior World Cup to be held here from December 6 to 15, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Wednesday.
Sixteen teams will figure in the competition.
Pool A: Germany, Pakistan, Belgium and Egypt.
Pool B: Australia, Spain, Argentina and France.
Pool C: India, The Netherlands, Korea and Canada.
Pool D: England, New Zealand, South Africa and Malaysia.
The fixtures: Dec. 6: Korea v Canada; Australia v Argentina; Spain v France; New Zealand v Malaysia; Germany v Belgium; Pakistan v Egypt; England v South Africa; Netherlands v India.
Dec. 7: Australia v Spain; Argentina v France; South Africa v Malaysia; New Zealand v England.
Dec. 8: Belgium v Egypt; Pakistan v Germany; Korea v Netherlands; India v Canada.
Dec. 9: Argentina v Spain; Australia v France; England v Malaysia; South Africa v New Zealand.
Dec. 10: Germany v Egypt; Belgium v Pakistan; Netherlands v Canada; India v Korea.
Dec. 11: Rest day.
Dec. 12: Quarterfinals: 4th Pool A v 4th Pool D; 1st Pool A v 2nd Pool B; 4th Pool B v 4th Pool C; 1st Pool D v 2nd Pool C; 3rd Pool A v 3rd Pool D; 1st Pool B v 2nd Pool A; 3rd Pool B v 3rd Pool C; 1st Pool C v 2nd Pool D.
Dec. 13 to 15: Placings matches, semifinals and final. — PTI
Sixteen teams will figure in the junior World Cup The Netherlands is in the same pool as India
Sixteen teams will figure in the junior World Cup
The Netherlands is in the same pool