Gujarat to Host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

IAS Prelims 2023

The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) announced that the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup will be hosted in Gujarat’s leading city, Ahmedabad.

The tournament is set to take place from October 7th and will conclude on 22nd of the same month.

Gujarat will play host to 12 Kabaddi teams from around the world including India, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya.

The Kabaddi World Cup matches will be held in Ahmedabad’s upcoming state-of-the-art stadium, The Arena by TransStadia.