Jr Kabaddi World Cup: Bangladesh emerge group champions

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12th November, 2019 09:25:46 printer

Jr Kabaddi World Cup: Bangladesh emerge group champions

Bangladesh Junior Kabaddi team emerged Group C champions to reach the quarterfinals of the First Junior Kabaddi World Cup 2019 beating Chinese Taipei by 48-36 points in their 2nd and last group match at Kish Island National Stadium in Iran on Tuesday.

Now Bangladesh will play Group A runners-up in the 3rd quarter-final on Thursday at the same venue.

Earlier, Bangladesh made a flying start beating Afghanistan by 84-11 points in their first match on Monday.

A total of 13 countries, split into four groups, were taking part in the Junior World Cup, organised by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF).

Group A: Hosts Iran, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkmenistan.

Group B: Pakistan, Denmark, Azerbaijan.

Group C: Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Chinese Taipei.

Group D: Sri Lanka, Iraq and Kenya.

 


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