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World Cup 1973

Holland became the first and only team to win the World Cup as hosts.

india Updated: Sep 05, 2006 20:52 IST

Second World Cup:Aug 24, 1973 to Sept 2, 1973

Place: Amsterdam (Holland)

Teams: 12

Defending champsPakistan fielded a second-string team after the Munich Olympics silver medallists were suspended for disorderly behaviour.

Holland became the first and only team to win the title as hosts.

First Published: Sep 05, 2006 19:39 IST