New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club (DDKC), backed by DO IT Sports Management, on Thursday announced the launch of ‘Dabang Delhi Panga, an amateur club level kabaddi championship in North India.
The tournament, to be held between June 27 and June 30 in Gurugram, will witness over 60 teams competing for the title, all hailing from the National Capital Region (Gurugram, Delhi and Noida).
This event will be the largest amateur club level kabaddi tournament in North India in terms of participation and prize money.
The tournament will feature a match environment similar to the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) with international standard indoor mats, stadium lighting, live telecast, commentary and a professionally managed sports environment. The winning team will also gain the opportunity to train with the DDKC team before the upcoming seventh season of the PKL.
Commenting on the launch, Radha Kapoor Khanna, founder and Executive Director of DO IT Sports Management, said: “Kabaddi is a sport that has changed the lives of many an Indian player. It is heartening to see our players achieve fame and recognition for their craft. We want to create a platform for amateur players which will help them nurture their skills as well as engage with our professional players to seek their expertise.”
“We are confident that ‘Dabang Delhi Panga’ will emerge as a highly rewarding platform for emerging players from Delhi-NCR to showcase their talent and potential,” she added.
Prestigious clubs such as Mohit Narwal Academy, Yuva Khel Samiti, Palam Village and Major HR Dhankad Kabaddi Academy, among others, will participate in the tournament to be held between June 27 and June 30 at the BML Munjal University in Gurugram.