Kabaddi World Cup in October

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India will face South Korea in the opening match of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, to be held in Ahmedabad from October 7 to 22.

Besides hosts India, other participating nations in the tournament are USA, England, Australia, Iran, Poland, Thailand, Bangladesh, South Korea, Japan, Argentina and Kenya.

The 12 teams have been divide in two groups of six each.

While Group A consists of India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Australia, England and Argentina, Group B will have Iran, Thailand, Japan, USA, Poland and Kenya.

The semi-finals of the tournament will be held on October 21 and finals on October 22.

Logo of the tournament is — the famous “Asiatic Lion”.

International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) President: Janardan Singh Gehlot

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