Germany is on the top while Netherlands on second and Indian team got sixth position in the World Hockey Rankings

"VAN" (Hemant Kumar Sharma - Sports Desk - Bhubaneswar, Odisha - 30.01.2023) :: Following the conclusion of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, there are major movements at the top of the World Rankings in the Men’s Outdoor category.

Germany (2912) who finished as the gold medal winners of the World Cup have moved to the top of the World Rankings. Netherlands (2848) who defeated Australia in the bronze medal match have moved up the rankings and now sit in the second position, followed closely by silver medalists Belgium (2845) who started the finals in the first position! Australia (2792), who were ranked first in the world before the World Cup finish the event in fourth place. In other movements, England (2536) and India (2478) have switched places, with England now in fifth place, followed by India in sixth, with Argentina (2260), Spain (2093), Korea (1942) and New Zealand (1899) rounding out the top-10.

FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela

List of Awards

Fair Play Award: Team Belgium
Maximum Team Goals: Netherlands
Best Team Goal Celebration: Korea
Fan’s Choice Award: Christopher Rühr (Germany)
JSP Foundation Best Junior Player of the Tournament: Mustaphaa Cassiem (South Africa)
Hero Top Scorer: Jeremy Hayward (Australia)
JSW Best Goalkeeper: Vincent Vanasch (Belgium)
Best Defender: Jeremy Hayward (Australia)
Best Midfielder: Victor Wegnez (Belgium)
Best Forward: Niklas Wellen (Germany)
Odisha Best Player: Niklas Wellen (Germany)
Bronze Medal: Team Netherlands
Silver Medal: Team Belgium
Gold Medal: Team Germany


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