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Director General of Police reviewed the security arrangements at the Kalinga Stadium for the Hockey Men’s World Cup

 

Bhubaneswar:19/8/18: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements at the Kalinga Stadium for the Hockey Men’s World Cup to be held in November this year.

Sharma and all senior officers of the Commissionerate Police, Sports Secretary Vishal Dev and other officials of the state government, Hockey India officials, event management officials and senior officers of State Police Headquarters were present.

 

All aspects of security including arrangements at the stadium, traffic, parking were discussed during the meeting. All issues were discussed during the meeting.

The Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 will be the 14th edition of the biggest tournament in Men’s Hockey and the third time that India will be hosting it after having organised it in 1982 in Bombay and in 2010 in New Delhi.

A total of sixteen nations will take part in the tournament which will see each team play three matches during the league stage over the span of twelve days before four cross-over matches take place on 10th and 11th December.

The knockout matches will take place on 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th as the teams will look to become the Champions of the prestigious quadrennial event which was won by Australia in 2014.

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