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5 things that we should know about upcoming Hockey World Cup 2018


All hockey fans out there. Here is a good news for you.

The world cup of our national sport is coming soon, and our team is gearing up to win the battle of world champions. India has won 8 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze till date and the team is ranked 5th in the world.  To bring out the best in Indian Hockey Team, Assam Government has decided to aid men as well as women hockey team for the next upcoming 5 years.

Here are 5 things about Hockey World Cup 2018, that we should not miss! Lets check them out.

1. The Hockey World Cup is commencing on November 28.
2. For the first time ever in the history of Hockey, the father of music, AR Rehman and the Badshah of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan has come together to motivate our Indian Hockey Team through a musical journey “Jai Hind India”.  This has to be a master-piece as the song has been scripted by none other than, Gulzar.

Click here to watch the teaser of “Jai Hind India”

3. Don’t know the dates on which Indian Hockey Team will be playing? Well, we have got this sorted for you! Below are the details:

Indian versus South Africa
7 PM28 Nov

 India versus Belgium

7 PM
2 Dec

Canada versus India

7 PM
8 Dec

The crossover round will commence on December 10, quarter final on December 12, and semi-final on December 14. Freeze December 16 for Hockey finals!!

4. Want to watch the hockey matches right in front of your eyes? This year, the hockey tournament is hosted by our own country, in the city of temples, Bhubneshwar. The Kalinga Stadium will be experiencing the best moves of the greatest hockey players. The last time when Hockey Tournament was organized in India was 2010.
5. Madhuri Dixit will be performing on “The Earth Song” at the grand opening of Hockey World Cup! The Earth Song has been composed by Nupur Mahajan which highlights the importance of “the united world”. 

All the best, Indian Hockey Team! 
Break a leg!

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