Hockey India announces Men’s World Cup 2023 Trophy Tour

Hockey Men’s World Cup trophy

BHUBANESWAR: Hockey India on Friday announced a Trophy Tour in various states of the country ahead of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023, which is slated to be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

The tour will officially kick off on December 5 with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik handing over the trophy to Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey in Bhubaneswar.

The trophy will traverse 12 states and one Union territory over 21 days. It will eventually return to Odisha on December 25 and will go on a tour of the state.

Following is the schedule:
December 5 – Trophy will be handed over to Hockey India president in Bhubaneswar
December 6 in Kolkata
December 7 in Imphal
December 8 in Guwahati
December 10 in Jamshedpur
December 11 in Ranchi
December 12 in Lucknow
December 13 in UP/Punjab
December 14 in Amritsar
December 15 in Sonipat
December 16 and 17 in Delhi
December 18 in Bhopal
December 20 in Mumbai
December 21 in Chennai
December 22 in Thiruvananthapuram
December 24 in Bengaluru
December 25 – Trophy reaches Bhubaneswar for Odisha tour