Faridkot, Sep17 : The 28th All India Baba Farid Gold cup (AIBFGC) hockey tournament will be held at government Barjinder college hockey stadium from September 19 to 23.
MLA Kushaldeep Singh, who was recently elevated as advisor to the chief minister, will inaugurate the tournament on September 19.
Parampal Singh, senior vice-president of the Baba Farid Hockey tournament, said at Faridkot on Tuesday that 12 national hockey team participating in the tournament include Punjab police, Rail coach factory Kapurthala, Punjab and Sind bank academy, CRPF New Delhi, CISF New Delhi, BSF Jalandher, EME Jalandher, Core of Signals Jalandher, Surjit Academy Jalandher, Maharaja Ranjit Singh academy Amritsar, Punjab State power corporation limited Patiala and SGPC Amritsar.
Last year's winner was Indian Air Force will not participate this year due to pre-engagement.(UNI)