Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Schedule & Match Fixtures

The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) announced the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup schedule which will be hosted in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. In 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, total 12 countries were participated. The tournament is scheduled to start from 7 October 2016 and will end on 22 October 2016.  All the matches of 2016 KWC to be held at the Arena by TransStadia, upcoming state-of-the-art stadium in Ahmedabad. Team India will play their semi-final match against Thailand on 21st October in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.

Apart from India, other countries who will battle for 2016 Kabaddi World Cup include United States, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya. The Indian Kabaddi team will compete with 11 other countries which listed above. All the 12 international Kabaddi teams will be divided into 2 groups of 6 teams each.

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2016 Kabaddi World Cup Schedule

The tournament will play in a round-robin league round format and top four teams will qualify for the semi-finals while final will be played on 22 October 2016. Group A consists of India, Bangladesh, South Korea, Australia, England and Argentina while Group B consist Iran, Thailand, Japan, USA, Poland and Kenya. Here is the complete schedule and match fixtures of Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Schedule.

2016 Kabaddi World Cup Schedule

Match No Date Start Time Team Played
1 07 OCT 20:00 IND vs KOR
2 07 OCT 21:00 USA vs IRN
3 08 OCT 19:00 ENG vs BAN
4 08 OCT 20:00 POL vs KEN
5 08 OCT 21:00 IND vs AUS
6 09 OCT 19:00 KOR vs ARG
7 09 OCT 20:00 USA vs JPN
8 09 OCT 21:00 THA vs IRN
9 10 OCT 20:00 ENG vs AUS
10 10 OCT 21:00 THA vs POL
11 11 OCT 20:00 IRN vs KEN
12 11 OCT 21:00 IND vs BAN
13 12 OCT 20:00 POL vs JPN
14 12 OCT 21:00 AUS vs ARG
15 13 OCT 20:00 THA vs KEN
16 13 OCT 21:00 BAN vs KOR
17 14 OCT 20:00 ENG vs ARG
18 14 OCT 21:00 USA vs POL
19 15 OCT 19:00 KOR vs AUS
20 15 OCT 20:00 IRN vs JPN
21 15 OCT 21:00 IND vs ARG
22 16 OCT 19:00 THA vs the USA
23 16 OCT 20:00 KOR vs ENG
24 16 OCT 21:00 JPN vs KEN
25 17 OCT 20:00 POL vs IRN
26 17 OCT 21:00 AUS vs BAN
27 18 OCT 20:00 USA vs KEN
28 18 OCT 21:00 IND vs ENG
29 19 OCT 20:00 BAN vs ARG
30 19 OCT 21:00 THA vs JPN
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Semi-Final & Final Fixture
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Semi Final 1
21 OCT 20:00 India vs Thailand
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Semi Final 2
21 OCT 20:00 Republic of Korea vs Iran
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Final
22 OCT 20:00 TBD vs TBD

The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup schedule is officially announced by the Shri Vijay Goel, Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports and Mr. JS Gehlot, President, International Kabaddi Federation (IKF). The PDF file of complete match fixtures will available soon here to download.

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India has won all the gold medals since 1990 when Kabaddi became a part of Asian Games. India always dominated the Kabaddi World Cup in both men’s and women’s category. Kabaddi World Cup was first played in the year 2004, then in 2007 and after that, it was organized annually from 2010 onwards.

Sri Muktsar Sahib in Punjab was the host of the Kabaddi World Cup 2014. The winner of the Kabaddi World Cup 2014 was India while New Zealand was the Runner-up.

“The phenomenal success of Pro Kabaddi and the participation of players from around the world is a testament to kabaddi’s promise as a global sport. We are delighted and proud to have India host 12 countries for the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup,” Janardan Singh Gehlot, president of IKF said.

Kabaddi World Cup 2016 Broadcasting TV Channel

Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup and all the matches will be aired on the Star Sports network  channels on TV while live streaming will be available on HotStar.

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