International Hockey Federation Rankings: Indian Men 9th After World Cup Debacle

Australian men and Netherlands women retained their No. 1 spot in the latest International Hockey Federation rankings.

updated: June 25, 2014 19:19 IST
  • Total Shares
Team India Hockey World Cup
India had a poor World Cup at The Hague.


In the latest FIH (International Hockey Federation) men's and women's world rankings following the conclusion of the World Cup, the winners of both the men's and women's championships -- Australia and the Netherlands -- have maintained their positions at the top of the rankings.

According to a media release on Wednesday, Indian men have dropped one place to ninth position. India finished a lowly 9th in the World Cup after beating South Korea 3-0 at the Kyocera Stadium, The Hague, on June 14. Indian women remained static at 13th.

Argentina men, who claimed third place in the World Cup after beating England 2-0, climbed four places from 11th to seventh while both Germany (3rd) and England (5th) fell one place.

Show Full Article
  • Hockey
  • Sandeep Singh