Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik buys first ticket for Intercontinental Cup 2023

Odisha Sports

Bhubaneswar, May 30: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday bought the first ticket for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup 2023 that will be played at Bhubaneswar from 9-18 June.

Captain of the Indian Football team, Sunil Chhetri handed over the first ticket for the marquee event to the Chief Minister in the presence of Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran, the General Secretary of the All-India Football Federation and Coach of the Indian Football team, Igor Stimac.

Following the success of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, Odisha is all set to host yet another international sporting spectacle. This four-nation tournament will feature India, Lebanon, Mongolia, and Vanuatu.

The Intercontinental Cup is set to kick off on June 9 with Lebanon taking on Vanuatu while the home team India will be taking on Mongolia in their first game of the campaign.

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