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FIH Men's Hockey World Cup 2023: Obstacles India will face on its home turf

The Indian team has been placed in a tough group with Spain and England has got only one easy match against Wales. Here's how India could fare at the upcoming FIH Men's Hockey World Cup

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Abhishek Singh New Delhi
The Hockey World Cup 2023 is here with India as the host. But even on their home turf, the Men in Blue are not the favourites to win the Cup and there are reasons behind it. 

Since the end of the period of elation after the Olympics, Team India have not managed to win anything of significance. In the Asian Champions Trophy, which happened right after the Olympics, a second-string side eventually finished third, losing to Japan in the semi-final before eventually beating Pakistan 4-3 in the third-place game. 

The Indian team then played the FIH Pro League,

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First Published: Jan 12 2023 | 6:05 PM IST

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