K7 Tournament brings back the excitement and action of live sport in Haryana

K7 Kabaddi is breaking the barriers of pandemic and bringing the live action of Kabaddi to its lovable soil and fans in Haryana. The K7 Kabaddi Stage Up Tournament at Gurgaon, Haryana is starting today. The tournament is organized at Future Fighters Kabaddi Academy, Gurgaon. The first match is between Chajju Ram Kabaddi Academy & Bhaini School mentored by legendary players Ram Mehr Singh & Naveen Kumar Goyat. The tournament is a 17-day event, going to take place from 22nd July till 8th August featuring 59 high quality matches with more than 140 skilled and talented young players and coaches participating from across Haryana. The tournament will feature 10 teams, which will include 8 teams who made it through the K7 Qualifiers that took place earlier this year in March with addition of 2 wild card entries. Each participating academy team will come in with a squad of 12 players and 2 officials. 

The tournament will sport a prize pool of INR 11.2 Lakh, with the winning team taking home a share of INR 2 lakh. Other categories of prizes include the ‘Super 6’ – top 6 players of the tournament, Best Raider, Defender and more. The 6 top teams from the tournament will move on to the K7 Finals which is scheduled to take place at the end of this year. 

The Kabaddi Academy is run by former captain of the Indian men’s Kabaddi team and one of the most influential players in the sport, Anup Kumar. There will be noted and renowned players and coaches from kabaddi fraternity including Dronacharya Awardee Rambir Singh Khokhar, Arjuna Awardees like Rakesh Kumar, Jasvir Singh, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Sandeep Narwal, Surinder Nada will be present and supporting their teams.  

Anup Kumar, owner of Future Fighters Kabaddi Academy says, “We are glad to bring back live Kabaddi and hope to provide opportunities to existing and fresh talent alike. We’re glad that our academy was chosen as the venue by the organizers and we’re thrilled to host the matches.” 

The tournament will be exclusively broadcast on FanCode, (Dream Sports which includes Dream 11), reaching out to more than 20 million users. 

All matches are being played maintaining SOPs laid by the local authorities. 

Participating teams: 

Bhaini School 
Narwal Kabaddi & Sports Academy 
Parveen & Jasvir Panipat Kabaddi Academy 
NK Kabaddi Academy 
Warriors Arena Kabaddi Academy 
Deepak Niwas Hooda Foundation 
Chhaju Ram Kabaddi Academy 
Khokhar Kabaddi Academy 
Narwal Golden Club 
10 Amit Ashok Academy 

Pool A  

1) Khokhar Kabaddi Academy  

2) Bhaini School 

3) NK Kabaddi Academy 

4) Parveen & Jasvir Panipat Kabaddi Academy 

5) Chhaju Ram Kabaddi Academy 

Pool B 

1) Warriors Arena Kabaddi Academy 

2) Narwal Golden Club 

3) Narwal Kabaddi & Sports Academy 

4) Deepak Niwas Hooda Foundation 

5) Amit Ashok Academy  

Match Schedule: 

– Pool A Matches (5 teams) – Scheduled for 22nd July to 26th July 

4 Matches in a Day – Morning = 10am, 12pm ; Evening = 6pm, 8pm 

(40 minute games – followed by a one hour break) 

27th July – Break Day  

– Pool B Matches (5 teams) – Scheduled for 28th July to 1st August 

4 Matches in a Day – Morning = 10am, 12pm ; Evening = 6pm, 8pm 

(40 minute games – followed by a one hour break) 

6 Teams proceed to the next stage  

– Super 6 – Scheduled for 2nd August to 5th August  

6th August – Break Day  

– 7th August – Play Offs (Top 4) 

– 8th August – Finals (Top 2)