Tata Steel Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hockey India to become the official partner of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela.

The FIH Men’s World Cup is the 15th edition of the prestigious event, a top tournament for men along with the Olympics, and will take place in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from 13 January to 29 January 2023.

“We are very pleased to welcome Tata Steel into our family as an official partner of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela. Tata Steel has made an outstanding contribution to promoting Indian hockey, elevating the sport to new heights and making the World Cup even bigger. We look forward to a fruitful association.” Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey said of the collaboration.

Speaking on the occasion, Chanakya Chaudhary, vice president, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, said: “As a committed and long term patron of sport in India, Tata Steel is proud to be associated with the Men’s Hockey World Cup once again. The state of Odisha has been recognized as a hub national sport, and Tata Steel is honored to be part of the journey. We wish the best for this tournament and hope it will encourage more young people to take up this sport in the future.

FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup will be the fourth time that India is hosting the prestigious tournament after hosting it in 1982 in Bombay, 2010 in New Delhi and 2018 in Bhubaneswar. A total of 16 countries will take part in the upcoming tournament.



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