Kabaddi event at Bangabandhu Cup to occur from 19th March
Bangabandhu Cup is an International Kabaddi Tournament organised by Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation in Bangladesh. The second season of this tournament has commenced from yesterday 16th March.
National Kabaddi Stadium & Shaheed Noor Hossain National Volleyball Stadium is the venue of this tournament. Kabaddi matches will be started from 19th March.
Before that, participating teams will have to report on 18th March. The tournament took place for the very first time in 2021. It was major boost to International Kabaddi in the Covid times.
Also it was notable success of Bangadesh whose National Sport is Kabaddi. The first Banglabandhu Cup Kabaddi title was won by Bangladesh. Kenya team stood as runner up.
Poland, Nepal & Srilanka were the other three teams who also appeared in the competition. Poland had participated in the tournament in 2021.
But this time they skipped their participation due to ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. Argentina could not participate due to lack of sponsorship to their team.
A total of eight teams will fight for the glorious trophy. Along with Bangladesh, Nepal, Kenya, Srilanka new teams such as England, Iraq, Indonesia & Malaysia will participate in this tournament.