Hockey World Cup 2023 Odisha
With its second-place finish in Group A at the Hockey World Cup 2023
India has qualified for the crossover round, where it will face New Zealand
on January 22 in Bhubaneswar.
Crossovers are a part of the World Cup's knockout stage, even if they aren't the
There is a possibility of calling this the "pre-quarterfinals" because the win
ners will move on to the "real" quarterfinals.
The format of the tournament provides for a matchup between the two teams finishing second
The plan was to give the teams that finished third in their respective groups a s
The incentive to finish first in your pool and advance to the quarterfinals is further strengthened by this format.