ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will now have its own Kabaddi league in May this year to be participated by foreign teams. The event will be titled ‘Super Kabaddi League’.
The Kabaddi, according to officials, will be played between franchised based teams representing different cities of Pakistan and teams will be picked through the draft.
“The draft for the inaugural edition of SKL will take place in Lahore on 23rd of April,” an official informed, according to reports in the media.
Super Kabaddi League’s first song is finally here!
Song: Matti Mein Matti Ho Ja
— Super Kabaddi League (@Super_Kabaddi) April 15, 2018
“Competition will be played from May 2 to May 10 while the opening ceremony of the league will be held on May 1st in Lahore,” he added.
Organisers are hoping for players from at least ten countries to feature in the tournament with players from Sri Lanka, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh and Kenya already confirmed their participation.
Eight franchised based teams representing cities of Lahore, Multan Gujrat, Karachi, Islamabad, Gwadar, Faisalabad and Peshawar will feature in the inaugural edition of Super Kabaddi League.
The Super Kabaddi League is being seen as a tough parallel competition to already existing Pro Kabaddi League which has been running successfully in India since 2014.