Canada, Iran and England record wins in Kabaddi World Chup


LAHORE: Canada, Iran, and England won their respective matches on the fourth day of the Kabaddi World Cup (indigenous style) at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad on Wednesday.

Canada beat Azerbaijan 40-31, Iran outplayed Germany 55-23 and England overpowered Sierra Leone 41-26.

Canada’s Naveen was adjudged the best raider while the title of best stopper went to Canada’s Ravi Kumar in the first match. Iran’s Mesal Muhammadi and captain Ali Safari were declared the best raider and stopper of the second match, respectively.

On Thursday, Iran faces India in the first match at 1:30 pm while the second match will be played between Sierra Leone and Germany at 2:45 pm. Hosts Pakistan takes on Australia in Thursday’s third and last match.


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