Former Belgian player Elliot van Strydonck has said that it is “regrettable” that India is hosting successive Hockey World Cups for men, while Argentina’s coach was “surprised” at the 2023 edition heading to Bhubaneswar again.
Van Strydonck, who last played at Rio 2016, said that hosting the World Cup in India for three of the last four editions put other nations at a disadvantage, despite the Asian powerhouse failing to win gold.
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