Hockey India announces complimentary World League Final tickets for Olympians

Updated: 07 January 2014 18:32 IST

Eight top teams are participating in the Hockey World League Final tournament which will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

New Delhi:

Hockey India on Tuesday announced complimentary tickets to hockey Olympians and international players for the forthcoming Hockey World League Final from January 10-18, in New Delhi.

Eight nations are participating in the tournament which will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

Former players will have to contact Ajit Pal Singh (in pic) and RP Singh, selector Hockey India to request their tickets.

Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra said it would be a privilege for them to invite all hockey Olympians and international players to witness the top teams of world in action.

"Their presence will encourage the Indian team who is ready for the challenge and all the organisers of the tournament. Keeping in mind the immense contribution of hockey Olympians and international players have made to our great game, Hockey India is continued to recognise their efforts," said Batra.

The teams have been divided into two groups. Pool A will feature Germany, England, New Zealand and India while Australia, Argentina, Belgium and Netherlands are in Pool B.

The opening day of the event will feature all eight teams including India who will open its campaign against England, followed by matches against New Zealand (January 11) and Germany (January 13).

Topics : Hockey
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