Bhubaneswar, December 22: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday was presented the first ticket for Ultimate Kho Kho Season 2 which will commence from December 24 at JN Indoor Stadium in Cuttack where Hosts and defending champions Odisha Juggernauts will take on Rajasthan Warriors.
The Chief Minister said that promotion of traditional Indian sport Kho Kho is crucial and the Ultimate Kho Kho League provides an opportunity for masses to enjoy the thrill of this unique game.
The Ultimate Kho Kho Season 2 will feature India’s top 145 players, including 33 young talents aged between 16 to 18.
Defending champions Odisha Juggernauts, Chennai Quick Guns, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Khiladis Rajasthan Warriors, and Telugu Yoddhas, will be the six franchises to fight for the coveted crown in the upcoming season.
The Chief Minister wished the teams the very best and a memorable experience in Odisha.
Tenzing Niyogi, CEO and League Commissioner of Ultimate Kho Kho said, “It is a privilege to meet Naveen Patnaik, and we are delighted to present him with the first ticket for the second edition of Ultimate Kho Kho.”
Maintaining that Odisha has emerged as the vibrant nucleus of sports in India, proudly hosting a series of prestigious events in recent years, Niyogi said, “The CM’s vision has laid the foundation for a sporting legacy that continues to inspire and captivate us. As we begin the second chapter of Ultimate Kho Kho, the excitement is extremely high, especially as we host this edition in Odisha.”