The 41st national Kabaddi Championship will be played at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad from today (January 3).
National teams from Army, PAF, WAPDA, Railways, Police, HEC, SNGPL, POF Wah, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad will compete in the national championship. Meanwhile, a 20-member Iranian Kabaddi team has also arrived in Pakistan to participate in the Triangular Kabaddi series being played between Pakistan, India and Iran from January 8 of this month in different cities of Punjab.
Kabaddi is a contact team sport. Played between two teams of seven players, the object of the game is for a single player on offence, referred to as a “raider”, to run into the opposing team’s half of a court, tag out as many of their defenders as possible, and return to their own half of the court, all without being tackled by the defenders, and in a single breath.
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18 February, 2019