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FIH: After profitable nationwide tour, trophy for Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 embarks on journey throughout Tamil Nadu


Chennai, twenty second July, 2023: The Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 trophy arrived in Chennai on Wednesday and is ready to go on a statewide tour starting in Kanyakumari with a wide ranging show at Mukkadal Sangamam, the convergence level of the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, and the Arabian Sea in Cape Comerin (Kanyakumari) main as much as the match’s begin on third August 2023. This prestigious occasion will function India, Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Pakistan, and China competing for the coveted title.

The nationwide Go the Ball – Trophy Tour got here to a splendid conclusion because the trophy reached the host metropolis after an awe-inspiring journey by Delhi, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Guwahati, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi, and Bangalore inside 7 days. 

The distinguished trophy, which was unveiled in New Delhi on thirteenth July by Shri Anurag Thakur, Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports activities and Minister of Data and Broadcasting, will now journey throughout a number of areas within the state. The state-wide Tamil Nadu Trophy Tour started on Wednesday with a flag-off ceremony in Chennai hosted by Thiru. Udhayanidhi Stalin, Hon’ble Minister for Sports activities and Youth Welfare, Authorities of Tamil Nadu. 

After the Chennai leg, the trophy reached the picturesque city of Kanyakumari on Saturday. Notably, the Go the Ball Trophy Tour occasion in Kanyakumari was attended by a number of esteemed dignitaries, together with District Secretary Shri.C. Dixon, and District Collector Shri. P. N. Sridhar IAS, Kanyakumari District Hockey President Shri. Dr. Dungstun, Shri.Xavier Sargunam, Member Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu, and Mayor Shri Magesh B.A B.L. 

Hockey India, in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu State authorities, is endorsing the FIH’s initiative “Giving Again to Forest”, a brainchild of FIH President Tayyab Ikram which acquired assist from IOC President Thomas Bach. This initiative exemplifies the importance of sports activities in selling environmental stewardship.

It’s value noting that throughout the Kanyakumari leg of the Go the Ball Trophy Tour, 1000 saplings have been distributed as a part of the endeavour. As we speak, the distribution and planting of over 3,000 saplings came about, contributing to the grand whole of greater than 100,000 saplings that can be distributed and planted all through the Tamil Nadu leg of the Trophy tour. This collective effort underscores the federation’s dedication to sustainability and its dedication to making a greener and extra sustainable future. 

The trophy will journey throughout Tirunelveli, Tenkasim, Kovilpatti, Sivakasi, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Pudukkottai, Thiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Coonoor, Erode, Namakkal, Salem, Cuddalore, Puducherry), Viluppuram, Tiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tirupattur, Ranipet, Vellore, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu, and Kanchipuram earlier than lastly returning to the host metropolis Chennai on thirty first July. On 1st August, the celebrated trophy can be handed over to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri M Okay Stalin. 

Talking on the profitable nationwide tour, and the beginning of the Tamil Nadu Trophy Tour, Hockey India President Padma Shri Dr. Dilip Tirkey stated, “The Trophy Tour marketing campaign throughout India noticed an incredible response from hockey followers, budding hockey gamers, our hockey legends and the current dignitaries. I provide my deepest gratitude to everybody for making the nationwide trophy tour for the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 a large success. Now, the trophy has reached the host metropolis of the celebrated match and can journey throughout the gorgeous state of Tamil Nadu, earlier than the beginning of the match and we’re excited to showcase a glimpse of the magnificent trophy to the hockey followers within the state.” 

Hockey India Secretary Basic Shri Bhola Nath Singh stated, “Our goal for organising the trophy tour was to create pleasure and buzz for the upcoming Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023, and we have been obliged to see the large response from all throughout India. I want to thank everybody for making the tour a grand success. I additionally provide my greatest needs and gratitude to the Tamil Nadu authorities for organising the state-wide trophy tour and we’re longing for the individuals within the state to witness the gorgeous trophy earlier than the beginning of the match.” 

The Go the Ball Trophy tour in Tamil Nadu is organized by the Sports activities Growth Authority of Tamil Nadu in affiliation with the Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu. It’s organized to have fun, promote, and create consciousness concerning the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 all through the state. 

Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 can be reside on Star Sports activities, Fancode. It would even be reside streamed on watch.hockey for viewing exterior of India

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