Tuesday, June 25, 2024

17th Rural Hockey Tournament organized by SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant evokes enthusiastic response

Rourkela : The 17th Rural Hockey Tournament being organized by the Sports Unit of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) at the Biju Pattnaik Hockey Stadium, Sector-5 is evoking enthusiastic response each day. The matches are witnessing skilful display of hockey from many latent talents representing different teams of Sundargarh District. Notably, the Hockey Experts and Coach of RSP are keeping a close eye on the matches to identify extraordinary hockey talents of the region which is considered as the cradle of Indian Hockey. 80 teams from the peripheral areas are taking part in the Tournament. The event this year is organised as a part of the Water Conservation Month being observed by SAIL.
It is to be noted that the matches are being played on a knockout basis as per the Hockey India Rules. The tournament is organized with the objective of giving a platform to the rural hockey talents to showcase their sporting skills. The final match of the tournament will be played on 29th September.

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