Pakistan will be hosting the 2020 edition of the circle style Kabaddi World Cup. The competition will be played from January 12-18 in Lahore, Faisalabad, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur.
India had hosted all six circle style World Cups so far, with the last one taking place in 2016. The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation stated that 10 teams, including India, Australia, England, Iran, Canada and Kenya, will take part in the tournament. The winners will get Rs10 million, the runners-up will receive Rs7.5 million, and the team finishing third will be given Rs5 million. An exhibition fixture will also be played between the women’s sides of Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
PKF president Chaudhry Shafay revealed that eight out of nine teams have confirmed their participation. The Indian authorities are expected to confirm their participation by next month.
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17 November, 2019