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Kabaddi World Cup 2016 : Tournament schedule -I, October 7 to 14

Tournament Schedule Of 8th IKF Kabaddi World Cup 2016

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 07 Oct 2016, 02:30:50 PM
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New Delhi:

The 8th edition of the IKF Kabaddi World Cup being hosted by India shall be played from October 7 to October 22. The top twelve teams of the world shall be battling out against each other in a bid to lift the coveted word title.

The teams have been divided into two groups of six teams each. The teams shall play round-robin encounters against each other in their respective groups and the top two teams from each group shall qualify for the semifinals.

Defending champion and India shall open their group campaign against East Asian giants South Korea on the 7th of October. Meanwhile USA shall take on West Asian powerhouse Iran in the opening game of Group B.

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The table below has the schedule for the tournament from October 7 to October 14.

2016 Kabaddi World Cup Schedule 
Date Team 1 Team 2



Oct 7 


South Korea


Oct 7 United States Iran 20:00
Oct 8 England  Bangladesh 20:00
Oct 8 Poland Kenya 20:00
Oct 8 India Australia 21:00
Oct 9 Argentina South Korea 19:00
Oct 9 United States Japan 20:00
Oct 9 Iran Thailand 21:00
Oct 10 England Australia 20:00
Oct 10 Poland Thailand 21:00
Oct 11 Iran Kenya 20:00
Oct 11 India  Bangladesh


Oct 12 Australia Argentina 21:00
Oct 13 Thailand Kenya 20:00
Oct 13 Bangladesh South Korea 21:00
Oct 14 England Argentina 20:00
Oct 14 United States Poland 21:00

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First Published : 06 Oct 2016, 01:19:00 PM