Pakistan beat India to retain Asian Kabaddi title


WAH CANTT: Pakistan defended their title as the Asian Kabaddi champions as they defeated arch-rivals India by 19 points in the Third Asian Kabaddi Championship 2016 (Circle Style) here on Friday.

They achieved 50 points against 31 by their opponents in the final of the tournament. This is Pakistan’s second successive Asian Kabaddi title as they had won it in 2012 also.

Earlier, both Pakistan and India remained unbeaten in their league matches of the tournament. Pakistan. The tournament took place in a league format, where all six teams played against each other.

The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) in collaboration with POF Sports Control Board under the banner of the Asian Kabaddi Federation organised the championship at Wah Cantonment from April 27.

Seven teams including India, Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan participated in the international event.

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