FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023: pools and match schedule revealed at official launch event!

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The Official Launch of the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023 took place today at the headquarters of the Chilean Olympic Committee. The tournament will be staged between November 29 and December 10 on the new fields of Santiago’s National Stadium.

The ceremony – where the pools and match schedule were revealed – was graced with the presence of the highest governmental sports authority of Chile, Minister Jaime Pizarro.

The pools were established on the basis of the very first FIH Junior World Rankingsas follows:

Pool A:

Netherlands

South Africa

Australia

Chile

Pool B:

Argentina

Korea

Spain

Zimbabwe

Pool C:

Germany

India

Belgium

Canada

Pool D:

England

United States

New Zealand

Japan

Santiago, June 22, 2023.- The Official Launch of the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023 took place today at the headquarters of the Chilean Olympic Committee. The tournament will be staged between November 29 and December 10 on the new fields of Santiago’s National Stadium.

 

The ceremony – where the pools and match schedule were revealed – was graced with the presence of the highest governmental sports authority of Chile, Minister Jaime Pizarro.

 

The pools were established on the basis of the very first FIH Junior World Rankings as follows:

 

Pool A:

Netherlands

South Africa

Australia

Chile

 

Pool B:

Argentina

Korea

Spain

Zimbabwe

 

Pool C:

Germany

India

Belgium

Canada

 

Pool D:

England

United States

New Zealand

Japan

 

FIH President Tayyab Ikram stated: “Through its ‘athletes first’ approach, mentioned in the new Empowerment and Engagement strategy that was recently launched, FIH has made youth a strong focus going forward. The FIH Junior World Cups play a crucial role in this regard.

Furthermore, as one of my priorities as FIH President is to highlight the powerful contributions hockey can make outside of the sport itself for individuals, community and society – with the important topic of sustainability being an integral part of this ambition – I look forward to seeing the ways this will be realized in this event.

Congratulations to all 16 teams and special thanks to the Chile Hockey Federation as they will, as always, be fantastic hosts for this 10th edition of the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup!”

Chilean Hockey Federation President Andrés de Witt indicated that “it is a great opportunity to continue developing our sport internationally. We appreciate the trust of the international hockey authorities. We invite all countries to trust our organization.”

Looking ahead, the next milestone will be the launch of the ticketing packages valid for the entire tournament. These can be purchased from June 30 at noon (local time) on the ticketing platform www.passline.cl.

The Chilean Hockey Federation was selected in 2021 by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to host the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023.

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