Bhubaneswar:21/11/18: Ahead of the upcoming Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium here, Argentina Hockey Team arrived in the city today to a rousing reception.
According to sources, the guest team reached Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) and was escorted to the hotel Mayfair Lagoon amid tight security by the police.
While the Argentinean team arrived today morning, the South African team is expected to reach tonight, said sources.
All the guest teams are likely to be in the city within a couple of days in order to commence their warm-up matches.
The Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will set the stage from November 28 to December 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
A total of sixteen nations will be participating in the tournament wherein each team will play three matches during the league stage over the span of twelve days before four cross-over matches take