LAUSANNE: Oman's capital Muscat will host the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cups (Men and Women) to be held in January of 2024, the International Hockey Federation announced Thursday.
Oman won the bid to host the event by getting 13 votes out of a total of 16 and beating six other bidders.
The Hockey5s’ flagship event is a new FIH competition. 16 teams per gender (3 per continent + Oman, as hosts) will take part in the first edition.
FIH had also received bids from India, Pakistan and Singapore to host this event.