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Team India jersey lunch for Hockey Men’s World Cup
Sportslogon Team September 7th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Symbolising the rise of Indian Hockey, a bespoke World Cup Collection for the National Men’s Hockey team was unveiled at Mumbai on Friday.

Overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response from all over the country for WorldCup2018. Happy to see the Team India in new team jersey with Odisha at its heart. Excited about high calibre and international hockey coming to Bhubaneswar, expressed CM Naveen Patnaik in twitter.

The collection has been designed by ace men’s designer, Narendra Kumar. encompasses the spirit of hockey being India’s game and is representative of how the National Team’s hearts beat for India. The collection was showcased by the National Men’s team along with their coach Harendra Singh in the presence of Hockey legends Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar, Dhanraj Pillay, Dilip Tirkey, Sandeep Singh among others. The collection includes the official primary and secondary World Cup match kit and the India Blazer.

New look with new mission “The focus of the team is only to bring glory to India. We are enthusiastic about the new jersey and I hope it adds to the inspiration quotient of the team. I appeal to all Indians to give their heartbeat to hockey and support us this World Cup. In return we will give you our blood and sweat, and hopefully the World Cup.” said National Men’s hockey team captain P R Sreejesh.

“This is the first in a series of major events planned in a run-up to the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup. The trajectory of hockey as a sport in India has attained a new high given the performances of the Indian Hockey Teams in recent years. We urge one and all to come to Odisha and support your hockey team, said Sports and Youth Services Secretary Vishal Dev.

Mohd. Mushtaque Ahmed, Secretary General, Hockey India said, ”We are very happy to see the initiatives taken by the Government of Odisha to launch the Heartbeats for Hockey campaign ahead of the much-awaited Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. This will provide a much needed incentive to our team and their spirits to bring their best performance forth and make the country proud.” 

World Cup is the 14th edition of the biggest tournament in Men's Hockey and the third time that India will be hosting it after having organised it in 1982 and 2010 in Bombay and Delhi respectively. .
This news was added and updated on : September 7th 2018
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