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Sportslogon Team November 24th 2018


Bhubaneswar : The hockey fever is griping up in the city, in a bid to promote hockey in the school level the New Indian Express in association with Sports and Youth Services Department and technical support with Hockey Gangpur Odisha will host fast-ever one-day Bhubaneswar School Hockey Tournament at Unit-6 High School Ground here on Sunday.

With growing sporting culture in the State, Bhubaneswar has been termed as the sports capital of India. In few days the city is going to host the biggest hockey event here. The interest for hockey is taking shape among the school children of the coastal region.

To give a platform for school students to practice hockey, The New Indian Express will provide hockey sticks, ball, shoes, jersey and goalkeeper kit to each four participating teams.

Capital High School Unit-3, Tapovan High School Khandagiri, Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS) and Giridhari Jew Vidya Mandir of Cuttack are the four teams will participate in the meet.

Hockey is a day to day affairs for the Sundargarh district students. Every School of each and every blocks of the districts is having a school team, but in the coastal region schools hockey is not that papular among the students, not even the school is having hockey kit to start a team.

Few days back Hockey Gangpur Odisha started the initiative by presenting hockey sticks to different school.

Now in the capital city few school students started playing hockey in their campus. The New Indian Express’s initiative of giving hockey kit to players will definitely support hockey in school level. .
This news was added and updated on : November 24th 2018
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