Pakistan to host Iran, India for kabaddi series

Islamabad, Jan 1, IRNA - The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) will be hosting Triangular International Kabaddi Series featuring kabaddi teams of Iran, Pakistan and India from January 8 to 14.

Iranian and Indian national kabaddi teams are participating in the Triangular International Kabaddi Matches Series 2019 to be held in Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal and Lahore cities of Pakistan.

According to the PKF, Iran kabaddi team will be reaching Lahore on Tuesday, one week prior to the three-nation tournament.

Meanwhile, the federation is also expecting the Indian team to reach Pakistan either on January 3 or 4.

Iranian men's kabaddi team had won gold medal in 2018 Asian Games kabaddi competitions. Iranian national men's kabaddi team ranked 2nd both in the 17th Asian Games (Incheon 2014) and the 16th Asian Games (Guangzhou 2010).

Last year in month of May Iranian Kabaddi players visited Pakistan to participate in the country’s Super Kabaddi League.

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