Bhubaneswar : England Hockey Team member arrived in Bhubaneswar for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. Argentina was the first international team to arrive in Odisha for the mega event on November 21.
Special arrangements have been made for the England Hockey players to have their food at another restaurant away from the hotel where they are staying. The team Manager today met Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty to discuss intra-city travel issues.
The Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup is scheduled to begin on November 28 at the Kalinga Stadium here.
A total of 16 international teams will participate in the Hockey World Cup. While the Argentina team has reached the city, South Africa team is likely to land in the city this evening.
The opening ceremony will be held at the Kalinga Stadium on November 27 in which Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan and renowned singer Rehman will perform and enthral audience, among others. A similar ceremony is also scheduled to be held at the Barabati stadium on November 27 afternoon before the Kalinga Stadium event.