Bhubaneswar: The Federation Cup Throwball Championship will be held at the Jahadeshwari Club in Puri (Odisha) from January 23, according to Odisha Throwball Association secretary Jitendra Nath Das.
He said the tournament is being organised by the Odisha Throwball Association under the aegis of the Throwball Federation of India. He said a one-day beach throwball tournament will be held on January 24.
He said that the preparation for this championship is in its final stages. From the accommodations of the players to the food, excellent arrangements have been made. He said eight top teams each from the men’s and women’s sections of the country will participate in the Federation Cup Throwball.
Throwball Federation of India general secretary Naresh Mann said that during this championship, on January 24, as an experimental match of beach throwball (women and men) will also be held. India will take on India A in this exhibition match. He said that the federation is also planning to organise National Championship of Beach Throwball starting next year.
He said that a new form of throwball will be seen during the Beach Throwball Championship to be held in Puri on January 24.