Indoor World Cup 2018 to be held in Berlin, Germany!

2018 Indoor World Cup: The FIH has confirmed that the city of Berlin, Germany will now be hosting the the Hockey Indoor World Cup 2018 from the 7th to the 11th of February. Argentina was supposed to host the event but they cancelled it in mid 2016.

24 indoor teams (12 male and 12 female) will participate in this event that will be hosted at the Max-Schmeling-Halle. Germany will be the host of the world cup for the first time after they organised it in 2003 and 2015.

The FIH also confirmed the qualification process for the Hockey Indoor World Cup. The competition will be played in a two pool format, with six teams in each pool. Each continent will be represented in each of the respective men’s and women’s Hockey Indoor World Cup tournaments by at least one of its countries, irrespective of whether or not a qualification tournament is held.

The FIH also confirmed the qualification process for the Hockey Indoor World Cup. The competition will be played in a two pool format, with six teams in each pool. Each continent will be represented in each of the respective men’s and women’s Hockey Indoor World Cup tournaments by at least one of its countries, irrespective of whether or not a qualification tournament is held.

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The composition of the men’s and women’s competitions will be as follows:

  • 1 x Host Nation
  • 5 x Continental Qualifiers – Indoor Hockey Continental Champions (except that if the host nation is also the Continental Champion, the second placed team in that Indoor Hockey Continental Championship will qualify automatically)
  • 6 x Qualified Teams – The other six teams will qualify via the respective Continental Federation indoor tournaments based upon ranking and in consideration of their continents performance at the previous Hockey Indoor World Cup.

For more information you can visit the FIH website. As soon as we get more information we will share it!