India: Ticket sale for Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 begins today

~Hosts India will open their campaign on 3rd August against China~ 

Chennai, 20th July 2022: Hosts Hockey India on Thursday announced the commencement of ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 scheduled to begin on 3rd August at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Egmore. A precursor to the all-important Hangzhou Asian Games in September, the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will see the continent’s top hockey playing nations including hosts India, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Japan and China vie for honours.   

Marking the commencement of the ticket sales, Hockey India Secretary General Shri Bhola Nath Singh presented the first ticket to Thiru Udhayanidhi Stalin, Hon’ble Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development of Tamil Nadu.   

“I am very happy to receive the first ticket of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023. We are all very excited to witness international hockey return to Chennai after 16 years. The Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium has been renovated to meet the international standards and I am happy to note that under the leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister Thala MK Stalin, who is also a keen sports lover, we want to have more such events in Tamil Nadu. I hope the people of Chennai will turn up in large numbers to watch the top teams of Asia in action,” stated Thiru Udhayanidhi Stalin, Hon’ble Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports Development of Tamil Nadu. 


Padma Shri Dr. Dilip Tirkey, President, Hockey India, spoke on the launch of the sale of tickets, “We are delighted to welcome fans once again to witness the return of hockey action in Chennai after a long wait. The six teams will put their best foot forward in a bid to win the Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2023 Chennai. We invite fans from all around the world to see the thrilling sporting action.”   


Hockey India Treasurer and President, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu Sekar J Manoharan who has been involved in the preparations ahead of the tournament said, “It brings me great pleasure to bring international hockey back to Tamil Nadu. This was possible only due to the unwavering support from the Government of Tamil Nadu and Thiru Udhayanidhi Stalin. It is time to repay their faith and I implore the people of Tamil Nadu to come down to support our players in blue.”   

Online tickets shall be available on https://in.ticketgenie.in/Tickets/Hero-Asian-Champions-Trophy-2023 from 20th July 2023.   

Please see below the prices for tickets of each stand and their entry gate numbers.  





East Stand – Block A  



East Stand – Block B  



South Stand – Block A  



South Stand – Block A  



Please Note: There will be no redemption of online tickets as it is M-TICKET (which is valid for entry), you can directly enter the venue by showing a valid Govt ID Proof.  

The 6 teams competing in the tournament are India, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Japan and China.   

India will play their first match of the tournament against China on 3rd August. Their second match will be against Japan on 4th August. After a quick rest, India will face off against Malaysia on 6th August followed by a clash with Korea on the 7th August. The last match of the group stage will be with Pakistan on 9th August. All India matches will commence at 2030 hrs.   

Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will be live on Star Sports and Fancode. It will also be live streamed on watch.hockey for viewing outside of India.

By Hockey India

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