Bhubaneswar, Dec 3: The semi-final matches of Men’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup will be played on Friday at the Kalinga Stadium.
There will be two semi-final matches. The first match will be played between France and Argentina that will start at around 4:30 pm.
Similarly, in the second match, defending champions, India will face Germany. The match will start at 9:30 pm.
The fans are very excited about the performance of the Indian hockey team in the semi-final which is two steps away from lifting the World Cup trophy. The team will have to beat Germany in order to enter the finals.
Worth mentioning, India defeated Belgium by a 1-0 margin to enter the semi-finals. On the other hand, France won by a 4-0 margin against Malaysia to enter the semi-finals.
India is the second most successful team after Germany, having won the junior world cup trophy two times in 2001 and then in 2016. This will be their third meeting in a semi-final of the Junior Hockey.