The Kabaddi World Cup 2016 is all set to begin from today, 7th October where defending champions and hosts India will play against South Korea in the opening match. The match will start at 8pm IST and broadcasted live on Star Sports network live from the Ahmedabad. The tournament is scheduled to start from today and end on 22 October with the final match. Here is our prediction for Kabaddi World Cup 2016 1st match, India vs South Korea.
Kabaddi World Cup 2016, 1st Match
Match: India vs South Korea
Date: October 7, 2016
Time: 8pm IST
India vs South Korea Kabaddi World Cup Prediction
India will play under the leadership of captain Anup Kumar who think India is the biggest contender for the title. Indian players are looking in good form and recently held Pro Kabaddi will definitely help them. India has won all seven Kabaddi World Cup trophies and therefore, India should easily win this match. India will face Bangladesh, along with England, Australia and Argentina in group stage.
In the Kabaddi World Cup, total 12 teams are participating including India, USA, England, Australia, Iran, Poland, Thailand, Bangladesh, South Korea, Japan, Argentina, and Kenya. And these twelve teams have been divided into two pools of six teams. Check out the complete Kabaddi World Cup 2016 schedule.
India Squad: Anup Kumar (Captain), Ajay Thakur, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Jasvir Singh, Mohit chillar, Manjeet Chhillar, Pardeep Narwal, Sandeep Narwal, Surendra Nada, Rahul Chaudhari, Surjeet, Nitin Tomar, Kiran Parmar
South Korea Squad: Dong Ju Hong (Captain), Kim Ki-dong, Park Hyun-il, Eom Tae-deok, Lee Jang-kun. Yook Sang-min, Ahn Hwan-gi, Jung Kwang-soo, Seo Dea-ho, Kim Seong-ryeol, Kim Gyung-tae, Heo Youn-chan.
India vs South Korea Kabaddi World Cup TV Channels
Star Sports has bought the TV rights of Kabaddi World Cup 2016 and they will broadcast each match live in India on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 3. Star Sports will broadcast live in other 120 countries also through their various channels.
- United Kingdom: Sky Sports
- India: Star Sports
- United States of America: Fox Sports
- Canada: CBN
- Saudi Arabia: OSN Sports