Belgium made their debut in the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in the 1985 edition at Vancouver. India have faced Belgium four times – the most recent being 2-1 win over the Red Lions in the final of the 2016 Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup held at Lucknow.
India first faced Belgium in the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in the 1985 edition at Vancouver, Canada where the Blueshirts won 3-1. India next locked horns with Belgium at the 1997 edition at Milton Keynes, England where they won 4-3. At the 2009 edition held in Malaysia and Singapore, India again got the better of Belgium 4-0.
Belgium are a formidable side and India would have to be at their best to pull it off against the Red Lions.