Bhubaneswar: The online sale of tickets for FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup will begin from today afternoon. The tickets will be available on Paytm Insider. A person can book maximum two tickets of the same event from the site. Buyers have to exchange the booking receipt at the designated counter at the stadiums at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela to get their tickets.
India Match Day tickets are priced at Rs 500 for West Stand, Rs 400 for East Stand, and Rs 200 for North and South Stand. For non-India Match Days, tickets are priced at Rs 500 for West Stand, Rs 200 for East Stand and Rs 100 for North and South Stand.
For Qualifiers onwards till Finals in Bhubaneswar, tickets are priced at Rs 500 for West Stand, Rs 400 for East Stand and Rs 200 for North and South Stand. Whereas, for Positioning matches from (9-16 placings) in Rourkela, tickets are priced at Rs 500 for West Stand, Rs 200 for East Stand and Rs 100 for North and South Stand. Each ticket allows the spectator to watch the entire day’s proceedings at the respective venue. Tickets can be booked on: https://insider.in/online, for further details contact: [email protected]
The event scheduled to be held between 13th January 2023 to 29th January 2023 will witness 16 top teams battle it out for the coveted trophy at state-of-the-art venues in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.
With Odisha State Government and hosts Hockey India leaving no stone unturned in providing world’s best infrastructure at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium and the newly built Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, the prestigious event promises to be an incredible experience for both fans and participating teams.
On the occasion, Padma Shri Dr Dilip Tirkey, President, Hockey India, expressed, “The final preparations for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar – Rourkela are underway. We are eagerly waiting to welcome all the participating teams and hockey lovers from around the globe to be part of this historic event.”
“The Odisha State Government yet again has set a new global standard by providing an incredible venue like the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela which is the heart of Odisha’s hockey belt and features state-of-the-art facilities including more than 20,000-seating capacity. With two venues being used this time, the event is certainly going to be bigger and more exciting than any other hockey tournament,” he added.
The Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium will host its first-ever hockey match on the tournament’s opening day, with England taking on Wales on January 13. This match will be followed by hosts India squaring off against Spain in their campaign opener. Meanwhile, in Bhubaneswar, former Olympic Champions Argentina will take on South Africa while World No.1 Australia will play France.