Sunday, May 19, 2024

Ireland coach lambasts Hockey World Cup qualifying process

A “complete and utter shambles” is how Ireland men’s coach Mark Tumilty views the current qualification process for the next Hockey World Cup.

Speaking to the Irish Examiner, Tumility says it will now be increasingly difficult for the Green Machine to make the 2023 World Cup.

Last month, the FIH increased the number of World Cup quota places available through Continental Championships and Tumilty is now calling for consistency after qualifying route changes.

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