The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that it has signed a partnership with The JSW Group for the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023.
The 15th edition of FIH’s flagship event for men will be played from January 13 to January 29 in Odisha, India.
The JSW Group is one of India’s biggest business houses, and is active in various sectors including steel, energy, infrastructure, cement, paints, venture capital and sports.
Parth Jindal, Founder, JSW Sports, said, “It is a matter of immense pride that the hockey World Cup is being held in India. Hockey is a sport that is in the heart of every Indian and to see it happening in the very state that has revived the game in our country, Odisha, makes it all the more special. To have the opportunity to be associated with the Hockey World Cup in India is a matter of great pride for every JSWite. I am certain the tournament will set the benchmark for future Hockey World Cups and will be truly World Class.”
FIH CEO Thierry Weil added, “We’re thrilled to welcoming JSW as global partner for the upcoming FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup, which promises to have a resounding success both in India, a country passionate about the sport, and across the world. On behalf of FIH, I’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to JSW. We look forward to a great collaboration!”
All information about the tournament is available on www.worldcup.hockey.