FIH President hails ‘the improvement of Indian Hockey is critical for the sports future’
The Hockey World Cup was first held in
The 2010 Hockey World Cup will be a joint venture between FIH and the Indian Hockey Confederation (IHC) and is a result of the ‘Project Promoting Indian Hockey’, a new initiative between the FIH and the IHC, aimed to return Indian Hockey, men and women, to the world’s highest level. The World Cup Governing Board was also announced with former Dutch
Final confirmation of the decision to stage the Hockey World Cup in 2010 will be taken in March 2008 and will depend upon achievement of set targets both in relation to the Project and the organization of the World Cup.
‘This is a special day for the FIH and Indian Hockey’, FIH President Els van Breda Vriesman said. ‘We are delighted to be back in
‘It is our great wish that the IHC demonstrates the commitment and passion to deliver this landmark event. The Hockey World Cup is the FIH’s highest profile event. It is our goal that the 2010 World Cup will be the most successful event in the history of hockey – that is the challenge we have set ourselves’, the FIH President said.
‘The IHC is extremely pleased that the FIH decided to entrust the organization of the World Cup to
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