This is an honor of our state that the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held from 28 November to 16 December 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Have a look of the New look of Kalinga Stadium
Find the complete Timetable is here:
|November 28, 2018||Pool C||Belgium vs Canada||17:00 (5 PM)|
|November 28, 2018||Pool C||India vs South Africa||19:00 (7 PM)|
|November 29, 2018||Pool A||Argentina vs Spain||17:00 (5 PM)|
|November 29, 2018||Pool A||New Zealand vs France||19:00 (7 PM)|
|November 30, 2018||Pool B||Australia vs Ireland||17:00 (5 PM)|
|November 30, 2018||Pool B||England vs China||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 1, 2018||Pool D||Netherlands vs Malaysia||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 1, 2018||Pool D||Germany vs Pakistan||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 2, 2018||Pool C||Canada vs South Africa||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 2, 2018||Pool C||India vs Belgium||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 3, 2018||Pool A||Spain vs France||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 3, 2018||Pool A||New Zealand vs Argentina||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 4, 2018||Pool B||England vs Australia||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 4, 2018||Pool B||Ireland vs China||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 5, 2018||Pool D||Germany vs Netherlands||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 5, 2018||Pool D||Malaysia vs Pakistan||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 6, 2018||Pool A||Spain vs New Zealand||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 6, 2018||Pool A||Argentina vs France||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 7, 2018||Pool B||Australia vs China||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 7, 2018||Pool B||Ireland vs England||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 8, 2018||Pool C||Belgium vs South Africa||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 8, 2018||Pool C||Canada vs India||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 9, 2018||Pool D||Malaysia vs Germany||17:00 (5 PM)|
|December 9, 2018||Pool D||Netherlands vs Pakistan||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 10, 2018||Cross-over 1||2nd Pool A vs 3rd Pool B||16:45 (4:45 PM)|
|December 10, 2018||Cross-over 2||2nd Pool B vs 3rd Pool A||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 11, 2018||Cross-over 3||2nd Pool C vs 3rd Pool D||16:45 (4:45 PM)|
|December 11, 2018||Cross-over 4||2nd Pool D vs 3rd Pool C||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 12, 2018||Quarter Final 1||1st Pool A vs Cross-over 2||16:45 (4:45 PM)|
|December 12, 2018||Quarter Final 2||1st Pool B vs Cross-over 1||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 13, 2018||Quarter Final 3||1st Pool C vs Cross-over 4||16:45 (4:45 PM)|
|December 13, 2018||Quarter Final 4||1st Pool D vs Cross-over 3||19:00 (7 PM)|
|December 15, 2018||Semi Final 1||Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 4||16:00 (4 PM)|
|December 15, 2018||Semi Final 2||Winner QF 2 vs Winner QF 3||18:30 (6:30 PM)|
|December 16, 2018||3rd Place||Loser SF 1 vs Loser SF 2||16:30 (4:30 PM)|
|December 16, 2018||Final||Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2||19:00 (7 PM)|
The opening ceremony is scheduled on 28th at Cuttack and 27th on Bhubaneswar. Don’t miss the performance from AR Rahman, Sharukh Khan.
This is a 19-days Tournament. Total of 16 countries will be participating in the tournament & 36 matches will play during this tournament. This Name of the Countries are participating here are India, Germany, Netherlands, England, Spain, Pakistan, Malaysia, Ireland, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, France, China, South Africa, Canada, and New Zealand. Manpreet Singh (age -26 years) from Punjab is the Captain of India Hockey team. Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (age -26 years) from Manipur is the Vice-Captain.
Name of the umpires are :
- Diego Barbas (ARG)
- Dan Barstrow (ENG)
- Marcin Grochal (POL)
- Ben Göntgen (GER)
- Adam Kearns (AUS)
- Eric Koh (MAS)
- Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
- Martin Madden (SCO)
- Raghu Prasad (IND)
- Javed Shaikh (IND)
- Simon Taylor (NZL)
- David Tomlinson (NZL)
- Jonas van’t Hek (NED)
- Francisco Vásquez (ESP)
- Gregory Uyttenhove (BEL)
- Peter Wright (RSA)
This Tournament is hosted by country India and International Hockey Federation. Online ticket for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar-2018, started from 20th November at 12 PM. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday bought the first ticket for the opening ceremony of the Men’s Hockey World Cup and paid Rs. 500.
Around 10,500 tickets would be sold for the inaugural ceremony in Bhubaneswar and 30,000 tickets will be sold for the November 28 event at Barabati Stadium.
AR Rahman will be performing both at the Opening Ceremonies on 27th November and at the World Cup Celebrations event on 28th November 2018. Other Bollywood celebrities will perform at both the events
Book the tickets here (only if available)
How to reach Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar:
Kalinga Stadium is 5.3km away from Bhubaneswar Airport, Odisha. Flight travelers can book cab or taxi. It takes hardly 15 minutes to reach the Stadium.
If you are traveling by train, Stadium is 4.2km from Bhubaneswar Railway station and 6.7km from the bus stand.
If you have Google Maps app you can navigate and measure the distance to your place from this link.
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