FIH releases Pools for Hero Honda FIH World Cup

The International Hockey Federation released the pools for the Hero Honda FIH World Cup, to be played in New Delhi, India from 28 February-13 March 2010.

Defending World Champion Germany is the top seed in Pool A and will meet Netherlands, Korea, New Zealand, Canada and Argentina in the pool phase of the Hero Honda FIH World Cup.

Host India is placed in Pool B, together with Australia, Spain, England, Pakistan and South Africa.

Following the pool phase of the Hero Honda FIH World Cup, the best two ranked teams of each pool will proceed to the semifinals. 

The match schedule for the Hero Honda FIH World Cup will be released before the end of December 2009.

Hero Honda FIH World Cup, 28 February-13 March 2010:

Pool A:
Germany
Netherlands
Korea
New Zealand
Canada
Argentina

Pool B:
Australia
Spain
England
Pakistan
India
South Africa