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AUS clinched the title of HWL defeating BEL

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World champions Australia has clinched the title of the 2nd edition of Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Stadium in Raipur, India by defeating Belgium by 2-1.

Final tally

Position Country World Rank
1 Australia 1
2 Belgium 4
3 India 8


India defeated world number two and defending champions Netherlands by 3-2 in the penalty shoot-out and clinched the bronze medal in the tournament.

  • AUS clinched the title of Hockey World League defeating BELParticipated teams – 56
  • Finalist Teams – In this edition of Men’s Hockey World League Final total 8 teams had participated. They were Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Great Britain and Netherlands.
  • The Semifinals of this competition also served as a qualifier for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

About Men’s Hockey World League
The 2014–15 Men’s International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey World League was the second edition of the FIH Hockey World League field hockey championship for men. The tournament started in 2014 and finished in December 2015 in Raipur, India.

  • The 2016–17 Men’s FIH Hockey World League will be the 3rd edition of the FIH Hockey World League field hockey championship for men. The tournament will start in 2016 and is scheduled to finish in December 2017.