Ranchi: Olympic qualifier matches are to be played in Ranchi from 13 to 19 January 2024. The teams of all the eight countries are sweating hard to perform well in the competition.
In this sequence, the Italian team reached Jagannathpur temple at 10:30 am on Friday morning and had darshan and worship of Lord Jagannath. Everyone also took photos and selfies. During this time, all the players of the team had kept a scarf on their forehead.
On talking, she told me that two days ago she had gone out shopping in Ranchi. Bought this scarf from there. Italy’s first match is to be played with New Zealand on 13 January.
All the matches of the Olympic qualifiers will be played from 13 to 19 January 2024 at Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda AstroTurf Hockey Stadium, Morabadi. Teams from 8 countries will participate in this competition along with host India.
These include teams from India, Italy, Chile, Japan, Czech Republic, Germany, New Zealand and the United States of America. The top three teams among these will qualify for Paris Olympics 2024.