Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the launch of online ticket sales for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup-2018. Patnaik received the first ticket for the event.
“I am glad to announce the launch of the online ticket sales for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018. I am delighted to have received the first ticket. May the hockey fever of the people of Odisha spread to the world,” the CM said on the occasion.
“We look forward to hosting fans and visitors from all over. We hope all our guests will enjoy world class hockey action and the great treasures that Odisha has to offer. Come enjoy the thrilling matches and soak in the warmth of our hospitality,” he said.
To book tickets online, click here. Tickets for all Pool, Crossover and Quarter-Final matches can now be purchased from , while tickets for the Semi-Finals and Finals plus an opening ceremony will be released at a later date.
Priced between Rs 100 and Rs 250, there’s a range of ticket options available for fans heading to the Kalinga Stadium. Demand is however set to be extremely high, therefore organisers have limited purchases to two tickets per person for each match day.
As per schedule, the world cup will kick start from November 28 and continue till December 16 at Kalinga Stadium here.
There are 16 teams split into four pools — A, B, C and D. While Pool A consists of Argentina, New Zealand, Spain and France; Australia will take on England, Ireland and China in Pool B. The matches will be held among Belgium, India, Canada and South Africa in Pool C. The three-time world champion team Netherlands will play against Germany, Malaysia and Pakistan in Pool D.