New Delhi, Nov 21 - Former hockey Olympians and international players will be given complimentary tickets for the junior men's hockey World Cup to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Dec 6-15.
The former stars have to contact national selectors Ajit Pal Singh and R.P. Singh for the tickets.
Hockey India - secretary general Narinder Batra said it would be a privilege to invite former players to witness the World Cup.
Their presence will be a great motivation for the young Indian team who are ready for the challenge said Batra.
The 10-day event will feature 16 international teams, playing 44 matches.
India will open its campaign against The Netherlands in Pool C - followed by matches against Canada - and Korea -.
Pool A: Germany, Pakistan, Belgium and Egypt
Pool B: Australia, Spain, Argentina and France
Pool C: India, Netherlands, Korea and Canada
Pool D: England, New Zealand, South Africa and Malaysia.