05 November 2018
Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of excited fans lined up outside Kalinga Stadium today morning for buying tickets to the sporting extravaganza of Men’s Hockey World Cup that is scheduled to commence from November 28 here.
Hockey India (HI) on Sunday had announced that the physical sale of tickets for the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 to commence at Kalinga Stadium today. Taking note of the announcement, several fans lined up on-time to secure seats for the visual treat.
The sale is also taking place in various outlets in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, informed Hockey India. With less than a month to go for the prestigious tournament, organisers have decided to make it easier for the public to book their spots.
The general tickets for all matches of the quadrennial competition will be available around the city of Bhubaneswar and at the box office situated at the Kalinga Stadium.
The opening match will see world number 3 Belgium pitted against world number 11 Canada. Host India will be in action on the opening day facing world No. 15 South Africa.
HI Secretary General Rajinder Singh said: "The sale of tickets at various outlets will give our hockey fans the chance to secure their spot to experience world class matches amidst the state-of-art facilities at the Kalinga Stadium."
Tickets for the Hockey Men’s World Cup are priced at Rs 200 (East Stand), Rs 100 (North Stand) and Rs 100 (South Stand) for the pool and crossover matches while tickets for the knockout, semi-final and final matches are priced at Rs 250 (East Stand), Rs 150 (North Stand) and Rs 150 (South Stand), stated reports.
According to information shared by Hockey India, tickets are available at following places:
1: Sports Emporium: Opp. Pal Heights, JaydevVihar, BDA Colony, Bhubaneswar- 751013
2: Sister Mobile: 699, BMC Bhawani Mall St. Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751007
3: Sister Mobile: Plot No. 88/7, Bapuji Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751009
4: SS Frozen World: KananVihar, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar – 751017
5: Bhootnath Mobile World: 87/8, Bapuji Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751009
6: B21: Industrial Area, Kharabela Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751007
7: B21: Opposite BMC Bhawani Mall Exitgate, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751007
8: In & Out: Plot No. 305, Bharat Petroleum Petrol Pump, District Center, Bhubaneswar – 751016
9: Bodyline Sports: 501,Kharavela Nagar,Janpath,Bhubaneswar, infront of fruits market, Bhubaneswar – 751001
10: C Décor’s: District Center, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar – 751016
11: Brewbakes 7sky ITER: 1199, Jagamara – Sundarpara Road, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar – 751030
12: FH17 Saloon: 524-122, Kalimandir Rd, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751007
13: Ujala Car Fashion: Khandagiri Chowk,, Patrapada, Bhubaneswar – 751030
14: Olympic Sports: 42, Janpath Road, Near Shreeleathers, Ashok Nagar, Unit-2, Ashok Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751009
15: Reliance Food Court: Shriya Talkies St, Master Canteen Area, Kharabela Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751001
16: Klassic Boutique & Beauty Salon: Laxmi Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751006 Reliance Digital: Rasulgarh Industrial Estate, Bhubaneswar – 751007
17: The Hair Hacker: Plot No. 606/735, Bomikhal, Near Utkal Hyundai, In front of Rasulgarh Market, Bhubaneswar – 751007
18: Olympic Sports: Rajabagicha, Cuttack – 753009
19: Blast: Rex Plaza, 5th floor, Jobra Rd, LIC Colony, Cuttack – 753003
(With IANS Inputs)