FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021

Bhubaneswar, India

Nov. 24 - Dec. 05, 2021



Sixteens nations who qualified from their junior continental championship will gather at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India for the 2021 FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup from November 24 to December 5.

Venue:

The Odisha region and Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga stadium are already familiar locations for Hockey fans. Not only did they successfully host the 2018 Men's World Cup, 2014 Men’s Hero Hockey Champions Trophy, it is also home to the Coal India Hockey India League franchise Kalinga Lancers, winners of the 2017 League title. 

 

The Kalinga Stadium will also be the venue of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup in 2023, together with the city of Rourkela.

Fans will descend upon the Kalinga Stadium to share the glory of junior hockey’s biggest event, where the men’s junior World Cup champions will be crowned and stars will be made.

The multi-purpose stadium, built in 2010, has facilities for athletics, football, basketball, tennis, table-tennis and swimming, ensuring that it is well equipped to host international sporting events. The capacity for this prestigious event is going to be increased to 15,000 seats.

India are the current Uttar Pradesh Hockey Junior Men’s World Cup Champions, winning the title late in 2016 for the second time in India’s history and setting the stage for what will be an interesting battle of the world’s best hockey teams.

Men's History:

YEAR LOCATION 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH
2016 Lucknow, India India Belgium Germany Australia
2013 New Delhi, India Germany France Malaysia Netherlands
2009 Malaysia & Singapore Germany Netherlands Australia New Zealand