11 in outdoor
5 in indoor
there are 11 for each team including a goalie
An Olympic field hockey team has a roster of sixteen players.
At any time, there are 9 defensive players and 1 to 4 offensive players on the field.
22- 11 on each team. 10 field players and 1 goalie.
There must be 11 (eleven) players for each team on the field (including goalie).
In field hockey, there are 11 players on each team. Usuallly that includes, 3 defenders, a sweeper, two wings, three midfielders, one centre forward and a goal keeper
A team can have up to 16 players generally. 11 players are on the field at one time - 10 field players and 1 goal keeper. Up to 5 players can be on the 'bench' and can be rotated into the game at any time.
There have to be at least eleven people because that is the number of players on the field at once.
Field hockey is a whole year sport in most countries; the offseason is usually the summer, when many players play the easier form of summer hockey (rule alterations include not being allowed to raise or hit the ball, playing on a halfsize field, less players, etc.).
16 total, 11 of which can be on the field at one time.