FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 Trophy Tour – Kolkata
Kolkata,6th December 2022:
The FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 is to be held in Bhubaneswar – Rourkela (Odisha) from 13th January to 29th January 2023. To promote the World Cup 2023 Hockey India is organizing a FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup Trophy Tour in India.
Today the Trophy was brought from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata by Shri. Swapan Banerjee – President and Shri. Istiyak Ali – Secretary General of Hockey Bengal.
The prestigious Trophy was displayed at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Eden Gardens, Kolkata from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for Public viewing.
The Following Dignitaries were present in the programme
- Shri Aroop Biswas, Hon’ble Minister-In-Charge, Department of Youth Services & Sports, Govt. of West Bengal as Guest in Chief.
- Shri Ashok Kumar (Arjuna Awardee, Olympian & World Cup winner who scored the winning goal in the final of the 1975 world cup)
as Guest of Honour.
- Shri. Gurbux Singh (Olympian Gold Medalist) as Guest of Honour among others.