The much-anticipated Kabbadi World Cup 2016, sponsored by The International Kabbadi Federation will begin on October 07, 2016 in Ahmedabad, India. India is considered to be a very fertile soil for 'Kabbadi', and record viewership is expected for the games.

The tournament will run through October 22, 2016, and 12 countries from various Olympic geographies will take part in the event to achieve the ultimate glory.

The teams are divided into two groups comprises of six teams each, and the top two teams in the league rounds will play in the semifinals.The slogan of the tournament is 'The World is Ready to Raid', and we should wait for another fifteen days to know the ultimate winners.

Hosts India will clash with South Korea in the opening encounter at 8:00 PM while USAfaces Iran in the 2nd game at 9:30 p.m. IST.

The venue of this tournament is The Arena at Ahmedabad, and it is one of the most excellent indoor Kabaddi courts in India.

TV telecast and live streaming

This world cup is expected to fetch huge viewership in all corners of the globe. In India, Star Sports is telecasting all the matches. You can also visit the official website of Star Sports and Hot Star to watch the live streaming.

Kabbadi has huge viewership base in the United States and Fox Sports will be telecasting the games there. Sky Sports and CBN Network are showing the matches live in the United Kingdom and Canada respectively.

The organizers have made all the necessary arrangements to provide world class comfort for players, media personals, and spectators.

Check out the complete schedule with date and time.

The Indian Government and the Sports Ministry have huge anticipations about hosting the World tournament in the country. They believe that the tournament will enhance the popularity of the sports in India.

India is in Group A, and it is comprised of Kabbadi powerhouses which include, Argentina, England, South Korea, Bangladesh, and Australia.

The United States is playing in Group B along with Thailand, Japan, Iran, Poland and Kenya.

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