Where the world comes together
WCDT is a global digital activation that harnesses world cup fever around all sporting activities.
Right now, our focus is on the upcoming Men’s Hockey World Cup which will be held in Bubaneshwar, Odisha.
Through this digital experiment, social media Influencers from around the world will highlight the celebration and bonds of togetherness that surrounds a sporting event of magnanimous scale.
It also envisions to promote the culture and ecology of the host nations and make them visible to the world using user-generated content.
Setting global social media trends
By participating in this social media activity the influencers not only gain followers but also can create a unique social trend for themselves.
The influencers will be awarded points in a gamification model for completing goals, based on which they will win the grand prize of visiting the world cup and experience the madness around it.
The fans are the basis of the foundation of this platform, where they can not only interact with fellow fans and discuss their favorite team and players but also participate in various social media engagement challenges and rise on the leader-board and stand a chance to win amazing gift hampers.
Men’s Field Hockey World Cup 2018
One of the biggest events in the sport of hockey is here. The 14th edition of Hockey world cup is coming to India, with Hockey India hosting the event in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha from 28 November to 16 December 2018.
12 teams across the world battle it out for the coveted prize. The 12 teams are divided into four pools with the top teams of the pools qualifying for the .Quarter-finals and second and third placed teams play a crossover match to decide the second Quarter-finalist from the pool.(Link to the hockey world cup schedule page)
Hockey Australia will be aiming to retain the title and win it for the 4th time. 2014 World Cup runners-up The Netherlands will be looking to do one better this time and also win it for the 4th time.
The 2nd ranked team Argentina who finished 3rd in the last year’s tournament will be determined to finish 1st and lift the trophy for the first time. The hosts Hockey India hosting the event for the third time will be looking to put aside all the disappointing campaigns they have had in the previous World Cups and win the World Cup for the second time after their 1975 victory against arch-rivals Pakistan.
Pakistan will be looking to win their 5th title this time around, Pakistan is the most successful national field hockey team in the Hockey World Cup with four championships: 1971, 1978, 1982 and 1994.
Other big teams like Hockey Belgium, Germany, Spain, England who finished 4th last time will all be looking to win the cup.
Get ready for all the awesome goals, amazing tackles, and the incredible saves. World Cup Dream Team will be your destination for all the news, updates, build-up to the game, analysis of the game, fan opinions and also get a closer look at the buzz around the game through our influencers from 12 qualified countries. Experience the beauty of Odisha and enjoy the best of field hockey game at the same time.
Register as a fan or as an Influencer. (Link to the page) Stand a chance to win free match tickets for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. You can also be our Super host for 12 influencers from the qualifying countries, host the WCDT show and be the face of 2018 Hockey World cup for India and WCDT.