IKF (International Kabaddi Federation) has announced the schdule of 2016 Kabaddi World Cup which will be hosted in Ahmedabad city (Gujrat), India. In this 2016 Kabaddi world
cup, total 12 countries are participating and tournament is scheduled to start from 7 October 2016 and will end on 22 October 2016. Team India will play the first
match against South Korea in the opening match of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. All the matches will be held at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmadabad. This venue is the newly developed state-of-the-art multi-purpose stadium.
Countries who will battle for 2016 Kabaddi World Cup are :
India, United States, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya.
All the 12 teams will be divided into 2 groups (6 teams in each group).
Group A : India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Australia, England and Argentina
Group B : Iran, Thailand, Japan, USA, Poland and Kenya.
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Broadcasting TV Channel
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup and live streaming will be available on HotStar.
What IKF President said:
Janardan Singh Gehlot, president, IKF said, “The International Kabaddi Federation has worked to develop Kabaddi as a competitive discipline and is confident that our sport is all set to breakthrough on a global stage with the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, Ahmedabad. The success of Pro Kabaddi and the participation of players from around the world is a testament to Kabaddi’s promise as a world sport.”
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Schdule:
Quick Kabaddi World Cup 2016 summary : Host- India, Total 33 matches. 12 Countries. 1 trophy. 7th – 22nd Oct 2016, LIVE on Star Sports