At the Kalinga Stadium today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the jersey of the Odisha Juggernauts, the state’s team in the inaugural Ultimate Kho Kho League, in the presence of the entire squad, Secretary to CM 5T VK Pandian, Sports Secretary Vineel Krishna, and representatives of the Department of Sports & Youth Services.
Patnaik spoke with the team’s coach and players and gave them his best wishes for the next league season. He spoke “I congratulate and welcome each and every member to our Team Odisha Juggernauts. You all are now a part of our family and I wish you the very best for the League ahead. We, your Odia fans and supporters, will cheer for you from Odisha and hope to see you return with the coveted first edition trophy.”
So when Odisha Juggernauts play their first game of the inaugural season on August 15 in Pune, Maharashtra, the new jersey will make its on-field debut. The League will begin on August 14 and run through September 4.