BHUBANESHWAR: With just nine days to go to commence the much-awaited Men’s Hockey World Cup, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday purchased first ticket for the opening ceremony at the Kalinga Stadium here, at cost of Rs 500.
Hockey India CEO Elena Norman handed over the ticket to Patnaik for the ceremony that can be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The Hockey India yesterday has announced the date for the online sale of the opening ceremony of the international hockey event.
Hockey India introduced on Sunday that on-line ticket sale for the ceremony of Odisha Hockey Males’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will start from Tuesday. The opening ceremony will be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on November 27. A second ceremony can be held at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on November 28.