Kabaddi World Cup 2016


The sixth season of Kabaddi world cup is here. Kabaddi world cup commencement dates are  announced by Punjab’s Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal.

As the Punjab Youth was so much engaged in drugs. There was hardly any family, where there was no case of any drug addict. The Youth is golden period of all stages of life. But in Punjab, it was brutally spoiled by drugs. To overcome this problem, Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal decided to divert minds of today’s youth. Deputy CM engaged most of the youth in games and organising this Kabaddi World cup six years back was also introduced to improve the deteorioting position of Punjab’s young minds. Besides all these, Kabaddi was being played from long time in Punjab in many different occasions like Baisakhi. There are some parts where it is played till now at different Punjabi fairs. But now,urban people hardly knows about it. This world cup made a recognition of Kabaddi all over the world.

This was all about its  history why Kabaddi world cup was started.

Now about Kabaddi World Cup 2016

World cup will be starting from November 14, 2016. Opening ceremony will take place at Roop Nagar. World cup is scheduled till November 28,2016. Punjab government will be purely taking over all the preparations for this World cup. As organizing such an international Event is a proud in itself.


This time also like last year, there will be 11 teams for men and 8 teams for women. Here is list of international teams for men and women.


                   MEN’S TEAM                    WOMEN’S TEAM

1.)                  CANADA

2.)                     IRAQ

3.)                 DENMARK

4.)                  SWEDEN

5.)              UNITED STATES

6.)                     SPAIN

7.)                  ENGLAND

8.)                     INDIA

9.)                   PAKISTAN

10.)                        ARGENTINA

11.)                        AUSTRALIA


1.)                 PAKISTAN

2.)             UNITED STATED

3.)                  INDIA

4.)            NEW ZEALAND

5.)                 MEXICO

6.)                ENGLAND



Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal has announced the reward for winning team as well. The winner team will be rewarded with the cash of Rs. 2 crore and amount of Rs. 1 crore to the runner up teams. If any further addition or changes made to the rewards will be also published.



The schedule for Kabaddi World cup has not been schedules till now. It will disclosed soon.


Mr. Badal has disclosed that the matches will take place in 15 cities of Punjab and main events like semi-final matches will held at Ludhiana and Bathinda only.

Stay tuned for some more updates regarding this Kabaddi World Cup!


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