Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India
The 14th edition of Men’s World Cup Field Hockey known as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will be held from 28 Nov 2018 to 16 Dec 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar in Odisha India. 16 Teams will be participating.
TWO DAYS TO GO
7th World Cup – The seventh edition of the World Cup was held in Lahore from 12 to 23 February 1990. The Netherlands beat Pakistan 3-1 in the final at National Hockey Stadium Lahore to bag the trophy. Australia beat Germany 2-1 to claim third spot. Pakistan issued a stamp on 12 February 1990 to commemorate this event.
8th World Cup – The 1994 World Cup was held in Sydney from 23 November to 4 December 1994 at Sydney. Pakistan beat Netherlands in the final at Bush stadium Sydney to lift the trophy for the 4th time.Australia beat Germany 5-2 to claim the third place. Pakistan also issued a stamp on 31 December 1994 to commemorate the 4th World Cup title
9th World Cup – The 1998 World Cup was held in Ulrecht Netherlands. They were hosting the World Cup for the third time and lifted the trophy on home soil for the second time by beating Spain in the final 3-2 in extra time.Germany beat Australia 1-0 to claim the Bronze medal. The attendance in the final was 15,000 and 209 goals were scored in the tournament.
10th World Cup – The tenth edition of the World Cup was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 24 February to 9 March 2002. Germany won their first title by beating Australia 2-1 in the final. Netherlands Beat South Korea to win third place .Malaysia issued a set of stamps and a miniature sheet to commemorate this sporting event.