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Indian Men's Hockey Team qualified for Hockey World Cup 2014

Nov 4, 2013 09:10 IST

Indian men's hockey team on 3 November 2013 officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014. International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed the India’s berth in a official press release at Switzerland. Australia success at Oceania Cup on 3 November 2013 confirmed latest teams for world cup 2014.

The Rabobank Hockey World Cup will be held from 31 May to 15 June 2014 at The Hague, Netherland.

The India men's team finished sixth at the Rabobank HWL Semi Final in Rotterdam and that was enough to confirm their participation in the tournament.

A total of 22 teams (11 men/11 women) have now qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup, with just two more places left to fill. The remaining berths will be taken by the winners of the rescheduled Men's and Women's Africa Cup of Nations, which takes place from 18-24 November 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Men's Teams for World Cup

1.Netherlands: Hosts
2.Germany: Continental Champions Europe
3.Argentina: Continental Champions Pan America
4.Korea: Continental Champions Asia
5.Australia: Continental Champions Oceania
6.England: 3rd place Hockey World League Semi-Final, Johor Bahru (MAS)
7.Belgium: 1st place Rabobank Hockey World League Semi-Final, Rotterdam (NED)
8.New Zealand: 4th place Rabobank Hockey World League Semi-Final, Rotterdam (NED)
9.Spain: 5th place Hockey World League Semi-Final, Rotterdam (NED)
10.Malaysia: 5th place Hockey World League Semi-Final, Johor Bahru (MAS)
11.India: 6th place Hockey World League Semi-Final, Rotterdam (NED)

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