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Online ticket sale for the Hockey Men’s World Cup launched

Bhubaneswar:28/5/18; Online ticket sale for the Hockey Men’s World Cup, which is slated for November this year, has begun.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched it by receiving the first ticket for the tournament from Hockey India CEO Elena Norman in presence of Odisha Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera, on Monday.

While the tickets for the event are priced at Rs 200 (East Stand), Rs 100 (North Stand) and Rs 100 (South Stand) for the Pool matches, the tickets for the knockout matches are priced at Rs 250 (East Stand), Rs 150 (North Stand) and Rs 150 (South Stand).

“I am glad to announce the launch of the online ticket sales for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. I am delighted to have received the first ticket. May the hockey fever of the people of Odisha spread to the world.  We look forward to hosting fans and visitors from all over,” said Naveen.

Expressing his delight at the launch of the online general ticket sale, Hockey India Rajinder Singh said, “Bhubaneswar played an amazing host last year when the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017 took place at the Kalinga Stadium. The event received an overwhelming response from the fans who turned up in huge numbers to enjoy the games, braving the cold and rain on some days.”

The competition scheduled from November 28 to December 16 will take place at Kalinga Hockey Stadium here.

A total of 36 matches will be played during the tournament. The opening match of the tournament will see World No. 3 Belgium take on World No. 11 Canada on November 28, while India will face South Africa in the opener.



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