2021 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 2021 Men's EuroHockey Championship will be the eighteenth edition of the EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organised by the European Hockey Federation.

2021 Men's EuroHockey Championship
Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
CityAmstelveen
Dates4–13 June
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Wagener Stadium
2019 (previous) (next) 2023

The tournament will be held alongside the women's tournament at the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands and was originally scheduled to take place from 20 to 29 August 2021.[1][2] However, following the postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics to July and August 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic the tournament was rescheduled and will take place from 4 to 13 June 2021.[3]

The top four teams will qualify for the 2023 FIH Hockey World Cup.[4] Belgium are the defending champions, winning the 2019 edition.[5]

QualificationEdit

Along the hosts, the Netherlands, the top 5 teams at the 2019 EuroHockey Championship, which was held in Antwerp from 16 to 24 August, and the top 2 teams from the 2019 EuroHockey Championships II qualified.[1]

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
1 July 2018 Host N/A 1   Netherlands
16–24 August 2019 2019 EuroHockey Championship Antwerp, Belgium 5   Belgium
  England
  Germany
  Spain
  Wales
28 July – 3 August 2019 2019 EuroHockey Championship II Cambrai, France 2   France
  Russia
Total 8

Preliminary roundEdit

The pools were announced on 11 May 2020.[3]

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Semi-finals and
2023 FIH Hockey World Cup
1   England 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pool C
1   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 June 2021. Source:[citation needed]

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Semi-finals and
2023 FIH Hockey World Cup
1   Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1   Netherlands (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pool C
1   Wales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 June 2021. Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2021 EUROHOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS, MEN AND WOMEN TO TAKE PLACE IN THE WAGENER STADIUM". eurohockey.org. European Hockey Federation. 1 July 2018. Archived from the original on 30 July 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ "EuroHockey Championships goes Dutch as Amstelveen awarded 2021 event". www.thehockeypaper.co.uk. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b "EuroHockey 2021 dates rejigged ahead of Tokyo Olympics". thehockeypaper.co.uk. The Hockey Paper. 11 May 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  4. ^ "2022/23 FIH Hockey World Cups qualification process reviewed". fih.ch. Lausanne: International Hockey Federation. 2 June 2020. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Brilliant Belgium win their first ever European Championship crown". belfiuseurohockey.com. 24 August 2019.