Naveen wishes luck to Kalinga Lancers for HIL

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wished luck to the players of Kalinga Lancers team for the Hockey India League (HIL) starting from January 21.

The players of the team met Naveen at State Secretariat here today.

Besides, chief secretary AP Padhi also extended his best wishes to the team. A road show was also organised from the state secretariat on this occasion.

Dipsan Tirkey, a Kalinga Lancers player, said, “We are very excited for the tournament. We have practiced very hard. We hope for a gold medal this season.”

Notably, Kalinga Lancers will play against Delhi Waveriders on the second day of HIL on January 22.