Bhubaneswar: Hockey teams of England and New Zealand arrived in Bhubaneswar today for the upcoming Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 to be held at Kalinga Stadium from November 28 to December 16.
According to sources, both the teams reached Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) late last night and were escorted to hotel amid tight security by the police.
According to the pol system, Argentina, France, Spain and England are in Pool A, while Australia, Ireland, China and England are placed in Pool B.
The Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will set the stage from November 28 to December 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Earlier, teams from Argentina, France Spain and China arrived at the city for the upcoming mega sports event.
A total of sixteen nations will participate in the tournament wherein each team will play three matches during the league stage over the span of twelve days before four cross-over matches take place on December 10 and 11.