Hockey World Cup 2018
Do you want to find out which is the best hockey nation in the world? Well, with the 2018 Hockey World Cup taking place in Bhubaneswar, India, you can get your tickets here today and watch the games to find out for yourself. Will defending champions Australia win their fourth title and join Pakistan with four titles each? Perhaps this will be the year that we have a first-time winner. Whatever happens, you can see all the best Hockey World Cup matches and be there with thousands of fans soaking in the atmosphere and excitement live from the Kalinga Stadium. This year sees the tournament expand to include 16 Hockey World Cup teams, instead of 12. Below is a list of the teams that have qualified for the 2018 Hockey World Cup in India:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
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Hockey World Cup history
The Hockey World Cup was first held in 1971 in Barcelona, Spain. Pakistan won their first World title when they defeated host nation Spain in the final 1-0. Originally held every two years, the tournament is now held every four years, in between the Summer Games. The original Hockey World Cup was due to be held in Pakistan however, due to the intense political climate between Pakistan and India, the games were moved to Spain. Since then various countries have hosted the prestigious Field Hockey tournament, including the Netherlands, Malaysia, Argentina, India, England, Pakistan, Australia, and Germany. The Hockey World Cup is the biggest prize in professional field hockey. Every four years, at the Hockey World Cup the world’s greatest teams play some of the toughest, most skillful and entertaining international hockey imaginable. This is where legends are made – with the world’s finest players battling it out to become the very best. So, if you love hockey, and we're not talking about ice hockey, then buy tickets for the Hockey World Cup today right here at StubHub.
Most successful Hockey World Cup teams
The world cup of field hockey has been dominated by a few teams over the years. Pakistan is the most successful team in Hockey World Cup history, with four titles to their name. Both the Netherlands and Australia have won the World Cup three times, lifting the famous trophy. Germany has won the tournament twice and India has won once in 1975. Will England, Spain, China or any other country lift their first ever Field Hockey World Cup? Find out with Hockey World Cup tickets from StubHub.