1978 Men's Hockey World Cup

The fourth field hockey World Championship for Men was held on 18 March 1978 to 2 April 1978 in Buenos Aires on natural grass. It took fourteen teams participated in the tournament that were initially divided into two groups. For a victory, there were two points. Pakistan was a 3-2 final win against the Netherlands for the second time after 1971 world champion.

  • 2.2.1 game for third place thirteen
  • 2.2.2 places nine to twelve
  • 2.2.3 places five to eight
  • 2.2.4 Final Games

Preliminary round

Group A

Group B


Group stage

Group A

Group B

Placement matches

Place play thirteen

April 1, 1978 Belgium 1 Italy Italy 2

Places nine to twelve

Places five to eight

Final Games