Pakistan Kabaddi team wins matches against Iran, India

Islamabad, Jan 8, IRNA -- Pakistan Kabaddi team has won two matches against Iran and India in the ongoing Triangular International Kabaddi Series in Pakistan.

First match was played between Pakistan Whites and Iran in which Pakistani team defeated Iranian team with 38-24 points.

In second match, Pakistan Green team beat Indian team and won the match with 47-29 points.

Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab province for Political Affairs Chaudhry Muhammad Akram also witnessed the Kabaddi matches as the chief guest and appreciated the performance of Iranian and Indian teams.

He said the government was taking steps to facilitate players with international standard facilities so that a healthy society could be developed, besides promoting soft image of Pakistan at international level.

Later, he distributed cash prizes, trophies and medals to Pakistani, Iranian and Indian teams.

Earlier Secretary General Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Rana Muhammad Sarwar said the visit of Iranian and Indian Kabaddi teams will help in promotion of game at grass roots level.

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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