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1973 Men's Hockey World Cup

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Host country  Netherlands
Teams  12
Runner-up  India
City  Amstelveen
Venue(s)  Wagener Stadium
1973 Men's Hockey World Cup
Champions  Netherlands (1st title)

The 1973 Men's Hockey World Cup was the second installment of the Hockey World Cup men's field hockey tournament. It was held from 24 August to 2 September at the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands. The tournament was won by host nation the Netherlands, who defeated India 4–2 on penalty strokes after the final had finished 2–2.



Twelve teams competed in the tournament.

Pool A

     Qualified for semifinals

Pool B

     Qualified for semifinals


Maarten Sikking, Bart Taminiau, Flip van Lidth de Jeude, Nico Spits (capt), Coen Kranenberg, André Bolhuis, Jeroen Zweerts, Frans Spits, Ties Kruize, Paul Litjens, Wouter Leefers

Charles Cornelius, Michael Kindo, Surjit Singh, Varinder Singh, Ajit Pal Singh, Harmik Singh, M. P. Ganesh (capt), Ashok Kumar, B. P. Govinda, Chand Singh, Harcharan Singh


1973 Men's Hockey World Cup Wikipedia

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