The lovers will arrive in the hockey-loving state of Odisha to witness 16 most effective groups vie for honours in the marquee tournament in intercontinental hockey calendar, which is slated to commence on January 13, 2023.
This is the next time Odisha, below the leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, is web hosting the prestigious quadrennial hockey match earning it the only point out to host again-to-back FIH Hockey Men’s Earth Cup.
The legendary Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar hosted the previous version of the Earth Cup which was lauded globe-above for its excellent infrastructure and Hockey India’s immaculate execution of the celebration as hosts
This time the coveted celebration will also be held in the coronary heart of Odisha’s hockey belt – Rourkela, a region renowned for its hockey prowess possessing made several intercontinental hockey players.
With the major hockey stadium in the country getting crafted in the metal town of Rourkela, the folks of the region are eagerly awaiting to see world’s greatest players in motion all through the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.
Manpreet Singh, who has been named the Captain for the impending Commonwealth Games, reflected on the team’s enjoyment of participating in nonetheless a further Planet Cup in entrance of house group.
“Mere phrases can’t categorical the team’s exhilaration of enjoying nonetheless an additional Globe Cup in Odisha. This time, with Rourkela also internet hosting matches, we are all keen to knowledge the region’s hockey fad,” Manpreet said in Hockey India launch.
“Our compatriots in the team who are from Odisha have spoken endlessly about the love people have for hockey in this region which would make us all the more eager to engage in there.”
The Indian men’s captain was also thankful to the main minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik for his ongoing help for the sport.
“We are ever so grateful to Hon’ble Main Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik who with his ongoing guidance for the sport has assisted us achieve wonderful laurels for the place,” Manpreet added.
“Beneath his leadership, we have been offered with world’s very best hockey infrastructure to compete and with infrastructure operate nearing completion in Rourkela, we are all waiting around to engage in in the new facility.”
“By web hosting the occasion in India once more, we are delivered with nevertheless a further option to fight for the prestigious Planet Cup Title and the team is heading in the proper route,” Manpreet Singh further more additional.
Source: Hockey India Release
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