Hockey World Cup 2023 points table saw some major changes on January 16 as four matches happened at the Kalinga Stadium and the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium. Kalinga Stadium played host to a couple of matches from Pool A, while Pool C teams were in action at the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium.
Talking about the points table of Pool C in Hockey World Cup 2023 first, Netherlands have qualified for the next round of the mega event with a comfortable 4-0 win against New Zealand. The Dutch team has tightened its grip over the top spot in the standings with six points from two matches. New Zealand are second with 3 points from 2 matches.
Malaysia and Chile played a thrilling match, where the Asian team emerged victorious by 3-2. This win has helped Malaysia open their account at the mega event. Malaysia are third in Pool C with 3 points from 2 matches. Chile are 4th in the points table. They have been virtually eliminated from the race to the next round.
Pool A points table in Hockey World Cup 2023
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Australia and Argentina are the Top 2 teams in the points table of Pool A as on January 16. Both teams played against each other earlier today and settled for a high-scoring 3-3 draw. Australia and Argentina have qualified for the next round of the tournament thanks to the result of their group stage match.
France kept themselves alive in the competition with a narrow 2-1 win against South Africa. The French team is 3rd in the Pool A points table with 3 points from 2 matches. South Africa hold the fourth spot with zero points.
Hockey World Cup 2023 Matches list for January 17
Two more matches will happen in the group round of Hockey World Cup 2023 tomorrow in Odisha. Korea will battle Japan, while defending champions Belgium will lock horns with Germany.