State gears up for Santosh Trophy

Cuttack: Odisha is in the final stage of preparation and gearing up to host the prestigious 66th Santosh Trophy Football Championship, scheduled to start from tomorrow at Barabati stadium, Cuttack.

Nearly 680 players from all over India will participate in the 18-day long event. The matches will be played under flood light at four venues in Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Cuttack and Bargarh.  Odisha, already qualified for the quarter final is preparing for its first match in the tournament. Final match will be played at Cuttack on May 27.