Hockey nations are ranked by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) which is the governing body of field hockey at the international level. This rankings system was introduced in 2003. Rankings are done based on game results. So here are the top 10 countries in field hockey at present.
Malaysia stands at No.10 on the list of rankings by FIH. His has a total point of 1427.18. Malaysia has done a great job in the past few years in the game of hockey which resulted in their success.
The European country Spain has come a long way in the game. They hold the 9th position on the current world ranking with 1532.34 points.
#8 New Zealand
Despite being one of the lowest populated countries New Zealand has evolved as a great sporting nation in all sports. They are at 8th position in the current world rankings with 1598.25.
The South American nation has a great image in time bounded sports. Argentina is at No.7 on the current world rankings of FIH with a total point of 1826.11.
As we know European countries are great at almost every sport. England is not back. England in hockey holds the 6th position in the current world rankings of FIH with a total point of 1990.63.
Another European giant and a great country in field hockey Germany are at 5th position in FIH rankings. Germany has a total point of 2038.71 according to FIH.
The Netherlands is the third European nation to make this list. Netherlands has 2234.34 points in the points table of FIH which puts them in the 4th position in the current world rankings.
The bronze medallist in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, India is at 3rr position on the current world rankings of FIH. They have 2296.04 points on the points table of FIH. India was a great country in hockey in the 1900s but they lost their image after losing at big events but after winning the bronze medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics they have revived their image for one more time.
The gold medallist in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Belgium is the top European team to make this list. Belgium faced a fall in its list in recent times. Belgium but now is 2nd highest-ranked team in world hockey according to the FIH rankings with points of 2632.12.
The No.1 spot is archived by the giant of the game Australia with 2642.26 points. Australia was always a great country in field hockey. They also won the silver medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. They were at No.2 after the Olympics but now they overthrew the Belgium from No.1 spot and they took revenge on the Olympic finals.