January 07, 2023
Sports Tak Staff
India will look to end their 47-year trophy drought when the country hosts the 2023 Hockey World Cup.
The global tournament will feature 16 teams competing for the prestigious title across 44 matches.
The competition will be staged in Odisha in two cities - Bhubaneshwar and Rourkela.
All 44 matches will be played across two stadiums - Kalinga stadium and Birsa Munda stadium.
The newly-constructed Bisra Munda stadium has a capacity of 20,000, which makes it the 4th largest hockey stadium in the world.
With a capacity of 45,000, the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, is the largest hockey stadium in the world.
With a capacity of 30,000, Chandigarh Hockey Stadium in Chandigarh, India, is the second largest.
With a capacity of 22,355, Weingart Stadium in Los Angeles, USA, is the third largest.