Bhubaneswar All Set To Welcome FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup Trophy; Route Chart Here
Bhubaneswar: The route chart of the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 trophy that will arrive in Odisha capital on December 25 was released on Saturday.
As per the chart, the trophy will be received at Biju Patnaik International Airport at 11.30 am. Sports and Youth Services Minister Tusharkanti Behera, Hockey India President Dillip Tirkey, Mayor Sulochana Das and senior officials of the Sports department will receive the trophy at the airport.
It will be taken to Biju Patnaik statue near the airport at 12 noon and kept their for the people to see for half an hour. Then it will be taken in a procession to Lingaraj temple in Old Town at 12.30 pm through Sisu Bhawan Square, Mausima Flyover and Ratha Road.
The trophy will then travel to Esplanade Mall through Kalpana Square and Puri-Cuttack Road. From the mall, it will be taken to SOA campus through Rasulgarh Square, Fire Station square on the NH, Patas Ban square, Kalinga Studio square and SUM Hospital square.
From SOA campus, the trophy will be taken to KIIT University ground through Jaidev square, Jaidev square and KIIT square. The trophy will leave KIIT University ground to depart for Nayagarh at 4.30 pm.
The trophy will arrive in Bhubaneswar after travelling 13 states and one Union Territory.
The matches of Men’s Hockey World Cup-2023 will be played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Birsa Munda Stadium in Rourkela from January 13 to 29.