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Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Eighth edition gets underway

International Kabaddi Federation Is Going To Organize Kabaddi World Cup 2016 From 7th To 22nd October.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 07 Oct 2016, 11:56:22 AM
Kabaddi World Cup 2016

New Delhi:

International Kabaddi Federation is going to organize Kabaddi World Cup 2016 from 7th to 22nd October. India has been organizing all the last seven seasons of the Kabaddi World Cup and this eight season of the Kabaddi World Cup is also going to happen in India at Ahmadabad, Gujarat.

Star Sports in the official broadcaster of the tournament in India. India has been the dominant force in world Kabbadi. India has a hegemony over the major Kabbadi titles which include the World Cup and Asian Games.

India has been the undisputed world champions and have won every single edition of the World Cup ever since its inception. ‘India has been the Kings of Kabbadi at the Asian level too. They have won Gold medal in all the editions of the Games ever since the sport has been introduced. The other tournaments favorites would include Asian powerhouse Iran.

The tournament shall be played from the 7th till the 22th of October. 12 of the top teams in the world are taking part in the premier tournament. The team have been drawn apart in two groups. Each group has 6 teams. The top two teams from each group shall advance to the knockouts.

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Tournament Preview

Tournament Dates

7th October – 22nd October 2016


International Kabbadi Federation

Official Logo

Asiatic Lion 


 Transtadia, Ahmedabad, India

Number of Participating Teams



Round Robin and Knockout


 The world is ready to raid



Group A

India, Bangladesh, Australia, England, South Korea, Argentina

Group B

Iran, Poland, United States, Kenya, Thailand, Japan

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First Published : 05 Oct 2016, 06:55:00 PM

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