Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Punjab from December 1-9

Chandigarh (IANS): The Kabaddi World Cup will be held from December 1 to 9, Punjab’s Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi announced here on Wednesday.

India, USA, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan and Canada are likely to take part in the meet this time, Sodhi said.

“Barring Pakistan and Canada, all teams have got NOC from the Central Government. The NOC with regard to these two countries is still awaited,” he said in a statement.

The tournament this year would be dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev ji.