After nine teams already qualified automatically for the BDO FIH World Cup women 2023, 18 formations still have a chance to qualify through one of the three World Cup Qualifiers.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced the pools and locations for these tournaments.
AtaHolding World Cup Qualifier women, San Diego CA, USA, Friday 26 March- Saturday 3 April 2023
USA, Korea, Belgium, Canada, France, Mexico
BDO World Cup Qualifier women, Kazan, Russia, Saturday 17-Sunday 25 April 2023
Japan, Azerbaijan, Italy, Russia, Belarus, Wales
BDO World Cup Qualifier women, Santiago, Chile, Saturday 24 April-Sunday 2 May 2023
Australia, Ireland, Chile, Malaysia, Scotland, Trinidad & Tobago
The qualification system for the BDO FIH World Cup women 2023 is similar to the one used for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the Hero Honda FIH World Cup men 2023. Nine teams are directly qualified through the Continental Championships, while the remaining three vacancies will be filled from three separate qualification tournaments.
The format for the three World Cup Qualifiers is as it was for the Olympic Qualifiers: a six teams’ single round robin competition with a final to decide which team will qualify.
The following teams are directly qualified for the BDO FIH World Cup women, to be played in Rosario, Argentina from 30 August-12 September 2023:
- Argentina (Host and Champion of the 3rd Women’s Pan American Cup)
- South Africa (Champion of the Africa Cup of Nations, 2022)
- New Zealand (Champion of the 6th Women’s Oceania Cup)
- Netherlands (Champion of the 9th Women’s EuroHockey Nations Championship)
- Germany (Silver medalist of the 9th Women’s EuroHockey Nations Championship)
- England (Bronze medalist of the 9th Women’s EuroHockey Nations Championship)
- Spain (Fourth ranked team of the 9th Women’s EuroHockey Nations Championship)
- China (Champion of the 7th Women’s Asia Cup)
- India (Silver medalist of the 7th Women’s Asia Cup)
Please click here for all information regarding qualified teams for the BDO FIH World Cup women 2023.