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Bangabandhu Cup Int’l Kabaddi to be held next year

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 6 August, 2022 12:00 AM
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The 3rd edition of Bangabandhu Cup International Kabaddi will take place on March 7-17 in 2023, Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation made this decision on Friday.

The decision was taken in a BKF executive committee meeting, chaired by BKF president and Director General of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun at the BKF office in the capital.

BKF general secretary and Dhaka Range DIG Habibur Rahman and other EC members were also present there.

The federation decided to invite 12 teams from Europe, Latin America, Africa, ASEAN and South Asian regions. 

The second edition of this competition was held last March while the first edition of the event was held in 2013. The hosts Bangladesh clinched the title in both editions.

Meanwhile, the federation also decided to arrange international matches for both men’s and women’s teams and district-upazila kabaddi competitions.

BKF also planned to host a special training session for the young players ahead of Asian Games.