Bhubaneswar: The All-India Kalinga Cup Football Tournament will begin from Today in Khurda, Nayagarh and Keonjhar simultaneously.

As per source, 16 teams including eight outstation ones, have been invited to compete in the tournament, which is being jointly organised by the Department of Sports and Football Association of Odisha.

In the first three matches of the tournament, Odisha Police will meet to State Directorate of Sports at Nayagarh while Radhagobinda Club (Cuttack) will play Raja Basa Club (Mayurbhanj) at Khurda and jay Durga Club (Cuttack) will face off with Barbil Football Association (Keonjhar) at Keonjhar.

The Final is scheduled to take place at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack on 14th January 2012.