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UP Kabaddi League Inaugural Season Set To Kick Off At Noida Indoor Stadium From July 11th 2024

The first season of the Uttar Pradesh Kabaddi League (UPKL), organized in partnership with the UP Kabaddi Association, will take place from July 11 to July 25 at the Noida Indoor Stadium. UPKL Founder Sambhav Jain and AKFI Joint Secretary and UP Kabaddi Association member Vinay Kumar Singh announced this at a press conference held […]

The first season of the Uttar Pradesh Kabaddi League (UPKL), organized in partnership with the UP Kabaddi Association, will take place from July 11 to July 25 at the Noida Indoor Stadium. UPKL Founder Sambhav Jain and AKFI Joint Secretary and UP Kabaddi Association member Vinay Kumar Singh announced this at a press conference held at Fortune Hotel Noida, Sector 27.

Sambhav Jain expressed enthusiasm about the league, stating, “We are excited about this prestigious league. Our aim is to promote Kabaddi and provide a platform for talented players to showcase their skills.” The league will feature eight teams: Yamuna Warriors, Noida Ninjas, Kashi Kings, Awadh Ramdoot, Brij Stars, Sangam Challengers, Ayodhya Warriors, and Ganga Kings of Mirzapur. Each team will consist of 15 players, totaling 120 participants from UP and other regions of India.

UPKL has partnered with Sony Sports Network as the national broadcast partner to expand Kabaddi’s reach across India, increasing the game’s fan base. UPKL Sports Ambassador Rahul Chaudhary, present at the press conference, highlighted the league as a crucial opportunity for Kabaddi players to gain professional exposure and experience.

Vinay Kumar Singh shared that the UPKL mega auction is set for June 10, 2024, at Sarovar Hotel, Noida, where 350 to 400 players will be auctioned. Additionally, the “UPKL Trophy Tour 2024” is planned, where the trophy will be showcased in over 20 major cities in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Ayodhya, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Prayagraj, Jhansi, Agra, Mathura, and Noida, over 20-25 days to raise awareness and enthusiasm for Kabaddi among the youth.

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