In this development, the JSW Group has been named the global world cup partner by FIH. The 15th edition of the Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup will take place on January 13, 2023.
Commenting on the partnership, Parth Jindal, Founder, JSW Sports said, “It is a matter of immense pride that the hockey World Cup is being held in India. Hockey is a sport that is in the heart of every Indian and to see it happening in the very state that has revived the game in our country, Odisha, makes it all the more special. To have the opportunity to be associated with the Hockey World Cup in India is a matter of great pride for every JSWite. I am certain the tournament will set the benchmark for future Hockey World Cups and will be truly World Class.”
FIH CEO Thierry Weil added, “We’re thrilled to welcoming JSW as global partner for the upcoming FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup, which promises to have a resounding success both in India, a country passionate about the sport, and across the world. On behalf of FIH, I’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to JSW. We look forward to a great collaboration!”
JSW Group is one of the country’s leading companies, which has its grip in multiple fields including energy, cement, paints, sports and venture capital. JSW is thoroughly determined to utilise sports as a medium of nation-building and has a rich history of supporting and promoting Olympic sports in India.