VIJAYAWADA: The 12th DNR sub-junior National hockey tournament for boys would be held at Bhimavaram from April 18 to 26, organising president of the tournament V. Suryanarayana Raju said here on Sunday.

Raju said the tournament would be conducted at three venues in DNR College on a league-cum-knock-out format. "We are planning to conduct three matches in the morning and two in the evening. We are providing boarding and lodging to all teams in the college hostels," he added.

The organisers are planning an opening ceremony on April 18 in which Andhra Pradesh Olympic Association president L. Rajagopal will take part as the chief guest. Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh chairman S. Raj Takur, Member of Parliament (Eluru) Kavuri Sambhasiva Rao, Andhra Hockey Association secretary Niranjan Reddy and other hockey administrators will grace the inaugural function.

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