FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 Day 8: Spain and New Zealand Win their Crossover Matches

The FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 day 8 signaled the beginning of the crossover matches. 4 crossover matches will be played in this phase of the hockey world cup across 2 days – January 22 and 23. 4 teams faced each other on the first day of the crossover matches where Spain and New Zealand defeated their opponents and ensured a quarter-final berth. 

Spain defeated Malaysia by 4-3 in a shootout after both teams were stranded at 2-2 at full time. The India vs New Zealand match was also tied at 3-3 at full time and the winner was declared in a shootout.

Argentina will face Korea and Germany will play against France in the remaining 2 crossover matches scheduled to be played on January 23. Given below are the highlights from the 8th day of the hockey world cup. 

FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 Day 8: Match Highlights

Match 1

Spain (2){4} vs Malaysia (2){3}

Match 2

India (3){4} vs New Zealand (3){5}

New Zealand and Spain won their respective crossover matches on January 22 to book a place in the quarter-finals of the 2023 Hockey World Cup.

FIH Hockey World Cup 2023: Day 9 Fixtures

  • Germany vs France (4:30 PM)
  • Argentina vs Korea (7 PM)

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