Bhubaneswar: The Argentina hockey team reached the city airport this morning to participate in the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup, which is scheduled to begin on November 28 in the Kalinga Stadium here.
According to reports, a total of 16 international teams will participate in the Hockey World Cup. While the Argentina team has reached the spot, South Africa team is likely to land in the city this evening.
The opening ceremony will be held in the Kalinga Stadium on November 27 in which Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan and noted singer Rehman will perform, among others. A similar ceremony is also scheduled to be held in the Barabati stadium on the November 27 afternoon.