Defending champion India’s hopes for back-to-back FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup title went up in smoke on Friday when they lost 4-2 against Germany in the semifinals. Germany will face Argentina in the final.
Uttam Singh and Bobby Singh Dhami scored the goals for India. The hosts will play France on Sunday in the third-place match of the FIH Junior Men's Hockey World Cup.
Defending champions India, who defeated Belgium in the quarterfinals, will now play France for the third place. Get here highlights of India vs Germany semifinal.
India defeated Belgium 1-0 to book a semifinal date with six-time champions Germany in the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on Friday. In the other semifinal, France will play Argentina.
Germany, who defeated Spain 3-1 in the shoot-out will face either India or Belgium in the FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup semifinals. The winner of the Malaysia vs France encounter play Argentina in the last four.
With a win and a loss, India are currently placed in the second spot in Pool B with three points. Poland too have three points but are placed third due to poor goal difference. France top the group.
Timothee Clement, Benjamin Marque and Corentin Sellier scored for France while Sanjay and Uttam Singh scored for India in their FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup clash.
Pakistan start their FIH Men’s Hockey Junior World Cup campaign in Bhubaneswar against Germany on November 24 in Pool D.
India have been clubbed with France, Poland and Canada in Pool B. The FIH Men's Hockey Junior World Cup starts November 24 with India playing France on opening day.
Hosts and defending champions India are grouped in Pool B along with Canada, France, and Poland.
Due to travel restrictions because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India, Australia have opted out of the competition.
Apart from FIH Junior Men's World Cup, Australia will also miss FIH Pro League, Junior Women’s World Cup, Indoor World Cup and Masters Indoor World Cup.
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The men's hockey World Cup will be played in January 2023. On the other hand, Spain and Netherlands will co-host the the 2022 women's World Cup.
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