Asia: First Ever FIH Hockey5s World Rankings Launched


Following the conclusion of the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Oman earlier this 12 months, the Worldwide Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched the primary ever Hockey5s world rankings. The rankings think about the performances of the groups within the Continental Championships* for the World Cup and the Hockey5s World Cup itself.

*All Continental Championships have been awarded the identical weighting, to encourage nations from all continents to compete and earn Hockey5s World Rating factors.


Within the males’s Hockey5s World Rankings, Netherlands stand on the prime, profitable the inaugural World Cup following their victory on the European Championships, which have accrued 1750 factors for them. In second place there’s a three-way tie between Malaysia (1400) who completed as silver medalists within the World Cup, bettering massively since their 4th place end on the Asian Championships, Oman (1400) who received an unimaginable bronze medal in entrance of their dwelling crowd of their first ever hockey world cup look and India (1400) who completed in fifth place on the World Cup after having received the Asian Championship.

Poland (1350) and Egypt (1350) are tied for fifth place on the planet rankings. Poland narrowly missed out on the bronze medal within the World Cup, whereas Egypt completed in sixth place. Following carefully behind are Trinidad & Tobago (1200) and Kenya (1200) tied for seventh on the planet rankings. Pakistan (1150) discover themselves in ninth place, after profitable the Challenger Trophy on the World Cup and Australia (1100) shut out the top-10.

To see the whole males’s Hockey5s world rankings, click on right here.


Within the ladies’s Hockey5s World Rankings, as soon as once more it’s Netherlands who occupy the primary place, with a gold medal on the World Cup in addition to the European Championships, giving them 1750 factors. India (1550) who received the silver medal on the world cup after profitable the Asian Championship, are ranked second on the planet, with world cup bronze medalists Poland (1450) in third place.

Uruguay (1350) and South Africa (1350) are tied for fourth place on the planet rankings after each groups showcased beautiful attacking hockey on the World Cup. Malaysia (1250) are ranked sixth on the planet, following a sixth place end within the World Cup, adopted carefully behind by Ukraine (1200), New Zealand (1200) and United States (1200), who’re all tied for seventh place! Namibia (1150) shut out the top-10 within the ladies’s Hockey5s world rankings.

To see the whole ladies’s Hockey5s world rankings, click on right here.


Extra particulars in regards to the weightings of every competitors, the outcomes of the related Occasions and the detailed calculation of the Hockey5s World Rating factors may be discovered right here.


Following the discharge of the world rankings, FIH President Tayyab Ikram mentioned, “The primary ever FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Oman this 12 months gave us clear proof that the worldwide hockey group has completely embraced the Hockey5s format. With much less infrastructure and monetary useful resource necessities, Hockey5s is a format that’s already making hockey in style in new areas all all over the world. 

As we launch the primary ever Hockey5s World Rankings, the combination of groups from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania among the many top-10 of each males’s and girls’s rankings is a welcome sight and paves the best way for an especially aggressive future for the format and provides us an extra alternative to develop hockey in all areas.”

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