The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that the city of Nabab’s -Lucknow, India will host the junior men’s hockey World Cup, which is going to start from 8 of December and will end on 18th of December. The Eleven-Day long event will feature 16 teams. They include defending champions Germany, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Egypt, England, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan and Spain.
While the men’s competition takes place in December, The women’s Hockey Junior World Cup will take place before the men’s competition, starting from 24th November and will end on 4th of December in Santiago, Chile. India will not be part of that event.
Hockey India President- Narinder Batra
FIH President- Leandro Negre
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Which country is going to host Junior Men’s hockey World Cup 2016 ?
2. Name the country which will host the women’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 ?
Courtesy : Business Standard