The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup: India to host 3rd edition of Kabaddi World Cup 2016. It is Organised by International Kabaddi Federation(IKF). IKF announced the Kabaddi World Cup 2016 schedule which will be hosted in Ahmedabad, Gujarat at the brand new state-of-the-art stadium, The Arena by Trans Stadia. In this biggest upcoming Kabaddi World Cup, total 12 countries are participating. The tournament will start from October 7 to October 22, 2016. The Kabaddi tournament will play in a round-robin league format. This year tournament, total 12 teams divided into two groups of six teams each. Here is all that you need to know about the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Dates, Fixtures & Schedule
The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup schedule is officially announced by the Shri Vijay Goel, Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports and Mr. JS Gehlot, President, International Kabaddi Federation (IKF).
|India vs South Korea||Friday 7 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|USA vs Iran||Friday 7 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|England vs Bangladesh||Saturday 8 October||19:00 hrs IST|
|Poland vs Kenya||Saturday 8 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|India vs Australia||Saturday 8 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Argentina vs South Korea||Sunday 9 October||19:00 hrs IST|
|United States vs Japan||Sunday 9 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Iran vs Thailand||Sunday 9 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|England vs Australia||Monday 10 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Poland vs Thailand||Monday 10 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Iran vs Kenya||Tuesday 11 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|India vs Bangladesh||Tuesday 11 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Australia vs Argentina||Wednesday 12 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Thailand vs Kenya||Thursday 13 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Bangladesh vs South Korea||Thursday 13 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|England vs Argentina||Friday 14 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|United States vs Poland||Friday 14 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|South Korea vs Australia||Saturday 15 October||19:00 hrs IST|
|Japan vs Iran||Saturday 15 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|India vs Argentina||Saturday 15 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Thailand vs United States||Sunday 16 October||19:00 hrs IST|
|South Korea vs England||Sunday 16 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Japan vs Kenya||Sunday 16 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Poland vs Iran||Monday 17 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Australia vs Bangladesh||Monday 17 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|United States vs Kenya||Tuesday 18 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|India vs England||Tuesday 18 October||21:00 hrs IST|
|Bangladesh vs Argentina||Wednesday 19 October||20:00 hrs IST|
|Thailand vs Japan||Wednesday 19 October||21:00 hrs IST|
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Semifinals | Final | Groups:
The tournament will play in ‘Round Robin format’. Top 2 sides from both the pools will qualify for semi-finals. Semi-finals while final will be played on 22 October 2016.
The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup Groups:
India is no.1 team in the world and won all the Kabaddi World Cup till now so Indian team is favorite for this year’s world cup too. In this year following teams are participating. Total 12 teams, divided into two groups(2 Pools) of six each.
|Pool A||Pool B|
TBA vs TBA, Friday 21 October, 20:00 hrs IST
TBA vs TBA, Friday 21 October, 21:00 hrs IST
TBA vs TBA, Saturday 22 October, 21:00 hrs IST
This time India host 12 countries for the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. Star Sports will be the official broadcaster of the KWC. The Kick to start from October 7, 2016.
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Live Official Broadcaster
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016. It will broadcast all matches live in India. And also the Kabaddi event will also live broadcast in the Australia, USA, Canada, EU, United Kingdom, New Zealand.