Hockey World Cup: France to clash with China while England to face New Zealand

Four of the eight quarter-final berths of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar have been decided. Hosts India, two-time defending champions Australia, Argentina and Germany have made it to the last-8 stage after topping their respective groups.

The remaining four places will be determined through cross-over matches that will be played today and tomorrow between the second and third placed teams of each pool.

Today, France will clash with China at 4:45 PM, while England will face New Zealand at 7 PM. Tomorrow, Pakistan will be up against Belgium, with the Netherlands taking on Canada.

The quarter-final matches will be played on Wednesday and Thursday, with the semi-finals slated for Saturday. The Final will be played on Sunday.

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